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Topic - Sam Slom
The scope of a federal review of Hawaii's troubled health insurance exchange was unclear Friday after the U.S. Government Accountability Ofice said it has not yet determined how deeply it might investigate.
The federal government will conduct an investigation of Hawaii's troubled health exchange after a request from the state Senate's lone Republican.
Hawaii's lone Republican in the State Senate on Friday proposed a smaller state budget than what his Democratic counterparts approved in a longshot move to make the argument the state is headed for fiscal disaster if it doesn't change course.
State Sen. Sam Slom is asking the state to provide information on more than $200 million in federal grants it received to set up Hawaii's health insurance marketplace.
Lawmakers from Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico and Guam are teaming up to pressure the U.S. government for relief from a maritime law passed in the 1920s.
Hawaii lawmakers have several issues on their agenda as they get set to report for the 2014 legislative session Wednesday.
The Hawaii state Senate has passed a bill that seeks to protect celebrities from overeager paparazzi.
The Hawaii state Senate passed the so-called Steven Tyler Act Tuesday, a bill that seeks to protect celebrities from overeager paparazzi by creating a civil violation if people take unwanted photos or videos of others in their private moments.
But Slom said the industry wasn't consulted about their practices, and many salons already require parental permission for minors.
"It's interesting that you can have a minor get tattoos and piercings with parental consent," Slom said.