House urged to halt political-gifts b...

House urged to halt political-gifts bill - Hawaii News

There are 2 comments on the Honolulu Star-Bulletin story from Mar 10, 2009, titled House urged to halt political-gifts bill - Hawaii News. In it, Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that:

Citizen watchdog groups warned that a tidal wave of corporate money would unfairly influence elections unless the state House of Representatives stops a measure up for a vote today.

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Hilo, HI

#1 Mar 10, 2009
Corporate money has 'poisoned' both local and national politics for decades.
This bill WILL fail in the state house because too much is "at stake" for the current incumbants in the State legislature. Until we can break the chain of "paid-for-bribes" via lobbyists to our elected officials they are NOT working or the majority of their constituents. They are on these corporation's payroll. It's time to outlaw lobbying across the board, clean up politics & get our ELECTED officials back to work for the little people.

United States

#2 Mar 10, 2009
Call Madoff. He can concoct the loopholes.

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