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

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...

Styrofoam reduction ban in Hawaii County

Congrats to Hawaii County Council on Passing a Styrofoam Reduction Bill

As with plastic bags, counties are leading the way in environmental actions that have been blocked by lobbyists at the...

Angiostrongylus cantonensis - Rat Lungworm Disease

Rat Lungworm Disease Research and Education Outreach Funding

An article shared by the Hawaii Senate Majority on Facebook, echoes Senator Ruderman’s concerns for Darlene Turner and other patients...

Senate Adjourns 2017 Session Emphasizing Accomplishments and Expressing Optimism

HONOLULU, Hawaiʻi – The Hawaiʻi State Senate adjourned the 2017 regular session today taking action on a number of priority...

Town Hall Meeting in Pahoa with Senator Ruderman and Representative San Buenaventura

Town Hall Meeting – 2017

Talk Story in Pahoa with Senator Ruderman and Representative Joy San Buenaventura Puna Senator Ruderman and Representative San Buenaventura co-presented slides...

Rat Lungworm Disease

Rat Lungworm Disease – Funding Article

For the third consecutive year, state legislators have attempted to secure appropriations to address Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawaii. Sens....

Civil Beat | QnA with Candidates

Civil Beat QnA with District 2 Candidates

Editor’s Note: Originally published in Civil Beat, Russell was asked to answer some questions folks have been asking around the...

Puna State Forum - 2nd Debate

Puna State Forum – 2nd Debate

Mahalo Big Island Video News for covering this event!

Puna Candidate Forum 2016

Political Debate in Puna for State Offices (Round One)

Hawaiʻi State Senator Russell Ruderman shares his manaʻo on a wide variety of topics along with other candidates at the...

Puna Geothermal

What’s Next for Geothermal Oversight? Sen Russell Ruderman

In the legislative session just ended, a bill that would have given the state sole regulatory control failed to pass...

Funding for Commercial Kitchen for Kua O Ka La Charter School in Puna

Charter Schools in the house ( & the Senate!) today. Representing Puna is Susie Susie Leigh Osborne, Principle of Kua...

Speaking in opposition to a bill making flu shots mandatory for health care workers.

Senator Russell Ruderman in Opposition of SB2394 Relating to Mandatory Vaccines

Speaking in opposition to a bill making flu shots mandatory for health care workers. “I oppose all mandatory invasive medical...

SB 2501 Water Rights

Supporting Floor Amendment to SB 2501

Senator Ruderman addressed the Senate in support of a floor amendment to SB2501. The amendment would have closed the loophole...

Earth Day at the Capitol with the Hemp Caucus

Earth Day at the Capitol with the Hemp Caucus

Earth Day at the Capitol with the Hemp ‘Caucus.’ With Rep Beth Fukumoto-Chang, Rep Lauren Matsumoto, Sen Laura Thielen, Rep...

The Ruderman Roundtable with Senator Russell Ruderman.

The Ruderman Roundtable Show to Focus on Local and State Issues

Announcing The Ruderman Roundtable with Senator Russell Ruderman. The Ruderman Roundtable will focus on the issues that affect the 2nd...

Let's Talk Story!

Past Event – Community Talk Story Sessions in Pahoa and Pahala

You and your friends are invited to come and spend an evening of discussion with me on the issues that...

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

Dengue Fever and Rat Lung Worm Disease – Action Needed!

With the widespread outbreak of Dengue Fever and other serious health issues looming, such as Rat Lung Worm Disease, it...

Nine Months: Window of Hope

Nine Months: Window of Hope.

Mahalo to Hawaii Island Workforce and Economic Development Ohana for this acknowledgement. I donate to Nine Months: Window of Hope...

Alika Atay, Daniel Anthony, Hector Valenzuela, and Kane. — with Alika Atay, Daniel Anthony, Hector Valenzuela and Kane.

Opening Day at the Capitol with local food heroes

Opening Day with some Food Heroes.

Senator Ruderman on PBS Insights Dengue show

Senator Ruderman on PBS Insights Dengue show

Senator Ruderman was invited to represent the legislature and the Big Island on the live PBS Insights show last month…...

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