Subscribe 5 Things We’re Watching in health policy in Washington and eight other states

Rep. Mizuno selected as member of the Council of State Governments' national Healthy States Task Force Subcommittee

| May 14, 2019 | Hawaii

Representative John M. Mizuno has been selected to participate on a subcommittee of The Council of State Governments’ national Healthy States Task Force.   “The CSG Healthy States National Task Force will bring together a diverse group of state policymakers to explore ways states can best meet the challenges presented...[ Read More ]

Legislature votes to fund suicide prevention, promote awareness

| Apr 23, 2019 | Hawaii

The Legislature has passed two important measures to help prevent suicide and to bring awareness to a disturbing increase in youth suicides in Hawaiʻi, especially on the neighbor islands. HB655 HD1 SD1 designates September as "Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month" to promote public awareness regarding suicide prevention and education, resources,...[ Read More ]

Lawmakers, stakeholders create blueprint for human services for COFA citizens

| Apr 10, 2019 | Hawaii

Representative John Mizuno (D – Kalihi Valley, Kamehameha Heights, Lower Kalihi), Chair of the House Committee on Health, together with fellow lawmakers and stakeholder organizations formed an initial outline of solutions to address the unique needs of Compact of Free Association citizens in Hawaiʻi. "This is a blueprint for a...[ Read More ]

Get the latest state-specific policy intelligence for the health care sector delivered to your inbox.