Sure, we’re accustomed to the story of a stray candidate failing to mind his or her campaign-finance p’s and q’s.
But when dozens of them mess up — more than 80, including non-rookies such as the sitting governor and House speaker — that tells you something: The laws may have become unwieldy.
What’s noteworthy is that a bill to clarify things has not won many friends at the Legislature. Perhaps its advocates should try again in January.
There’s nothing like hitting a bunch of politicos with fines to convince them that the Campaign Spending Commission means to enforce the law, even a confusing one.
Bus fares could go up — after the election
Hawaii’s culture of concern for the elderly and disabled ranks…
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