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Senator Russell Ruderman | Hawaii State legislative issues related to our health in District 2, Puna and Kau on Hawaii Island.

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2020 Bills Introduced

Aloha, We thought you might be interested in a list of bills that Senator Ruderman has introduced this Legislative session. ...

Relating to Vaccines - SB 2270

Sufferers of Vaccine Side Effects Rally

Senators SHIMABUKURO, RUDERMAN, Gabbard, Inouye, Kim and Moriwaki introduced SB 2270. The bill “authorizes conscientious beliefs as a basis for...

Kau and Kona Coffee Farmers

State Lacks Commitment to Agriculture Industry

According to a news report in West Hawaii Today, “the Department of Agriculture released its Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report...

Cannabis Collectives on Trial in Hawaii

Trial Testimony in Support of Michael Ruggles

Halloween 2019, Senator Ruderman appeared on the witness stand in the State v. Michael Doyle Ruggles trial. Others who testified...

PGV Reboot Debate on PBS

Debate on Geothermal Plant in Puna

(BIVN) – Viewers of PBS Hawaiʻi recently witnessed a televised debate over the future of geothermal energy production in the volcanic Puna district...

Long term support and services for Hawaii's elderly.

HAWAII’S ELDERLY – INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING

Long term support and services for Hawaii’s elderly. Chapter 349 of the Hawaii Revised Statutes establishes the Executive Office on...

House Bill 2739 Compassion and Choices

Compassion and Choices

Senator Ruderman’s compassion and support for choices in palliative care joined efforts with State Senator Lorraine Inouye and State Representatives. Cindy...

Join Senator Ruderman in a Town Hall Meeting in Keaau

Join Senator Ruderman in a Town Hall Meeting in Keaau

Join me for a community Town Hall on Tuesday, October 9th, 6PM at the Kea’au Learning Center. We will be...

Emergency Communications Request for Evacuees

Communication Request

Senator Ruderman submitted a letter to Hawaii County Mayor, Harry Kim requesting communication between Hawaii County Administration and residents in...

Rat Lungworm Support Group Meetings

Please join us for the next Rat Lungworm Support Group meeting on Wednesday, August 8 from 4:00-6:00 pm at the...

August is Pedestrian Safety Month

August is Pedestrian Safety Month

Hawaii Department Of Transportation Launches 9th Annual Statewide Pedestrian Safety Month HONOLULU – Governor David Y. Ige, the Hawaii Department...

Cesspool Exemptions to increase Housing Options

Exemption on Certain Cesspool Connections to Expand Housing Options

More great news! This time regarding Senator Ruderman’s inquiry regarding housing additions on private property from the Dept. of Health....

Hawai’i May Become First State to Ban Neurotoxin, Chlorpyrifos

Hawai’i May Become First State to Ban Neurotoxin, Chlorpyrifos

Ua Mau ke Ea o ka ʻĀina i ka Pono The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness. Dozens...

Puna Redevelopment Planning

Senator Ruderman Proposes New Puna Community After Eruption

We’re looking for your ideas and support on this proposal. If you’d like to share your idea for improvements, please...

Governor Ige releases $12 million to County of Hawaiʻi for disaster response

Governor Ige Releases $12 Million to County of Hawaiʻi for Disaster Response

View Lava and Earthquake Resources For Immediate Release June 7, 2018 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and Mayor Harry Kim...

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Governor Ige Supplies County with More Housing and Law-enforcement Tools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2018 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed today a second supplemental emergency proclamation adding housing...

Puna Evacuation Route Paved - Beach Road

Blessing for Newly Paved Wa’awa’a Road

Beach Road Paved In Case Of Puna Evacuation “Mahalo Pi’ilani Kaawaloa for another great pule, and for telling the story...

I spoke on the senate floor about my friend, Share Christie:

 “Last Friday, on 4/20 or Hemp Day, I mentioned my friend Share Christie, serving several years in Honolulu Federal Detention...

Capital Improvement Project (CIP)

Capital Improvement Project Funding for Hawaii Health Systems Corporation

I am pleased to announce that Governor David Ige’s administration has released Capital Improvement Project (CIP) funding for Hawai‘i Health...

Rat Lungworm Disease

Rat Lungworm Disease Demands State Action

The Ige administration should stop belittling the work of UH Hilo’s laboratory and fund it immediately. By Russell Ruderman  / October 19, 2017...

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