HONOLULU (KHNL) - Congressman Neil Abercrombie was the only Democrat in the U.S. House to vote against a bill that would protect the confidentiality of reporters' sources in most federal court cases.
Tuesday's vote was 398-21, with Abercrombie joining 20 Republicans in opposition to the measure.
It was supported by Hawaii Congresswoman Mazie Hirono, 221 other Democrats and 176 Republicans.
An office of Hawaiian Affairs trustee reports money from a Hawaiian princess is helping pay legal fees.
A developer in Honolulu recently began offering consumers a Mercedes-Benz on a three-year lease if they buy a unit in one of three towers.
Additional rescue personnel for the July 4 "Floatilla" cost tax payers $16,000.