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Public input increasingly scorned at 'public' hearings

By Jim Shon

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 26, 2014

~~<p>The profound disrespect illustrated by &quot;Hanohano-gate,&quot; where one legislator's rude behavior made headlines, has triggered a more thoughtful discussion over what to expect of public officials.</p>
<p>Perhaps even more significant is the decline of respect for the public in so-called public hearings.</p>
~~

The profound disrespect illustrated by "Hanohano-gate," where one legislator's rude behavior made headlines, has triggered a more thoughtful discussion over what to expect of public officials.

Perhaps even more significant is the decline of respect for the public in so-called public hearings. Login for more...



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