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Gay marriage, land use spur North Shore candidates

By B.J. Reyes

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 04, 2014

~~<p>When Republican state Rep. Richard Fale made the decision to run for the state Senate, his sights were set squarely on incumbent state Sen. Clayton Hee, based largely on the Democrat's actions during the special session on gay marriage, an issue the freshman GOP representative felt should have been put to the people for a vote.</p>
<p>Colleen Meyer, who lost a close Senate race to Hee two years ago, also was planning another run at the Democrat, saying his actions as Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, which played an integral role in getting the same-sex marriage bill passed, do not represent the people of the 23rd District, a swath of Windward Oahu and the North Shore that stretches from Heeia to Laie and into Pupukea and Waialua.</p>
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When Republican state Rep. Richard Fale made the decision to run for the state Senate, his sights were set squarely on incumbent state Sen. Clayton Hee, based largely on the Democrat's actions during the special session on gay marriage, an issue the freshman GOP representative felt should have been put to the people for a vote.

Colleen Meyer, who lost a close Senate race to Hee two years ago, also was planning another run at the Democrat, saying his actions as Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, which played an integral role in getting the same-sex marriage bill passed, do not represent the people of the 23rd District, a swath of Windward Oahu and the North Shore that stretches from Heeia to Laie and into Pupukea and Waialua. Login for more...



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