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4 jump from state Capitol to City Hall

Former legislators are setting up new offices after winning Council positions

By B.J. Reyes

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2012

~~<p>The City Council will welcome four new members in the next two months, three of whom were in the state Legislature only a month ago. The fourth was in the state Senate just four years ago.</p>
<p>&quot;The City Council's a desirable job, basically. It's not surprising you get some back,&quot; said Neal Milner, professor emeritus of political science at the University of Hawaii. &quot;I think you always get some ex-state legislators, but I think four out of nine is pretty significant.&quot;</p>
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The City Council will welcome four new members in the next two months, three of whom were in the state Legislature only a month ago. The fourth was in the state Senate just four years ago.

"The City Council's a desirable job, basically. It's not surprising you get some back," said Neal Milner, professor emeritus of political science at the University of Hawaii. "I think you always get some ex-state legislators, but I think four out of nine is pretty significant." Login for more...



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