Lawmakers gather as new legislative sessions begins

Lawmakers gather as new legislative sessions begins - Scott Saiki

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The 28th biennial session of the state legislature starts today.  As the economy improves and the unemployment rate falls, lawmakers look ahead to tackle other issues that face Hawaii today.

Howard Dicus had a chance to speak with Governor David Ige as well as members of the State House and Senate to get their views and forecast for the new legislative session.

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