By Michael Steiner
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 22, 2012
~~<p><strong>Question</strong>: A new session of the state Legislature started on Wednesday. How can I find about bills that could affect my business?</p>
Question: A new session of the state Legislature started on Wednesday. How can I find about bills that could affect my business?
Answer: Perhaps the best way to find out what may be proposed is to cultivate relationships with legislators who sit as committee leaders in the areas of interest to your business. However, a more practical approach may be to contact the business organizations to which you belong since they may publish proposed measures affecting your business. These include the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, trade and business associations, unions, nonprofits and many more. Of course, the more involved you are with the organization and the issues that pertain to you, the easier it is to keep a finger on the pulse of change. Login for more...