A grassroot effort to exempt medical services from Hawaii’s general excise tax (GET) is underway, which supporters say would save families millions of dollars in healthcare costs and help alleviate the state’s shortage of doctors.      Keli‘i Akina, President and CEO of Grassroot Institute of Hawaii (GIH), discussed the initiative on the H. Hawaii … Read more

Rep. Amish Shah (D – Phoenix) told State of Reform about some of his key legislative priorities this session, including bills concerning anti-discrimination, affordable housing, maternal health, and emergency medical services. He said he is optimistic about these bills going far in the legislative process, especially the ones that have bipartisan support.     As … Read more