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Monday, January 29, 2018
Rep Cynthia Thielen for House Speaker
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 7:29 PM :: 1326 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

...To stop the factional fighting and stalemate-causing dysfunction in the Hawaii House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Thielen has placed her name for consideration as Speaker....

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Saturday, January 13, 2018
Lawmaker pushes pharmacies, insurance carriers for protections against Hawaii's No. 1 killer
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 2:04 AM :: 1211 Views :: Drugs

...America's deadliest-ever drug crisis killed more in 2016 than the number of U.S. troops that died in the 20-year Vietnam War....

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Friday, March 10, 2017
HCR103: State lawmakers want cost comparison of street level versus elevated rail system
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 4:28 PM :: 1407 Views :: Rail

This Resolution directs the State Auditor to conduct a cost comparison between completing the rail system from Middle Street to Downtown Honolulu with street level versus an elevated rail system....

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Friday, July 08, 2016
Hemp: Hawaii’s ‘High’ Tech Future?
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 4:18 AM :: 1711 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...hemp-based electrodes for supercapacitors....

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Monday, June 20, 2016
Rep Thielen to DEA: Legalize Hemp
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 2:35 AM :: 1703 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...filing an official rulemaking petition demanding that the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)  remove industrial hemp from the federal drug schedules....

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Wednesday, May 04, 2016
SB2659: Legislators Pass ‘Industrial Hemp Bill’
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 11:29 PM :: 1848 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...Senate Bill 2659 passed with a unanimous vote in both Chambers....

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Friday, January 29, 2016
HB1686: New standard for involuntarily commitment to psychiatric facility
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 5:35 PM :: 2066 Views :: Health Care, Homelessness

The recent rise in Hawaii's homeless population has highlighted the need for a better standard in involuntarily hospitalization.....

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016
HB1524: Obama Opens Door to Home Energy Project Loans
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 8:45 PM :: 1435 Views :: Energy

...the loan would be repaid through revenues generated by a special assessment on the borrowers' real-property tax bills....

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Thursday, January 07, 2016
UH Reports Hawaii Hemp is Top Shelf
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 5:56 PM :: 2037 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

Hawaii's Industrial Hemp Research Project exceeded expectations in not only the quantity, but the quality....

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
Video: Cynthia Thielen, Robert Harris Discuss NextEra Merger
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 2:42 AM :: 1548 Views :: Energy

Representative Cynthia Thielen discusses NextEra Energy with Robert Harris, who has joined the Hawaii office of Sunrun....

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Friday, January 23, 2015
Rep Thielen: HB1, 2, 3 Take Aim at NextEra Merger
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 6:58 PM :: 1874 Views :: Energy

“It is critically important to address energy concerns and propose effective local solutions this legislative year because of HECO's acquisition offer from Florida-based company, NextEra,” said Rep. Thielen....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
Crime Bills Clamp Down on Repeat Offenders
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 10:05 PM :: 1379 Views :: Law Enforcement

Rep Cynthia Thielen recently drafted and co-introduced HB1520, HB1521 and HB1542 which will change the way our judicial system punishes repeat offenders....

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Rep. Thielen Wants to Make Shoreline Access Law Permanent
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 4:41 PM :: 2533 Views :: Environment, Land Use

House Bill 17 is scheduled for its first hearing in the House Committee on Water and Land on Friday, January 25 at 8:30 a.m. in House Conference Room 325....

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Friday, January 18, 2013
HB9: Rep. Cynthia Thielen Seeks to Repeal PLDC
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 7:26 PM :: 2801 Views :: Environment, Economy, Hawaii State Government

Rep Thielen introduced House Bill 9 to repeal the controversial Public Lands Development Corporation....

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Thursday, January 17, 2013
Rep Thielen Introduces Bill Promoting Energy Efficiency in Schools
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 10:02 PM :: 2185 Views :: Education K-12, Energy

...schools that enter into these contracts and see their electric bills drop will actually get to keep the savings as a result....

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Rep Thielen Hails House Bipartisan Coalition
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 9:24 PM :: 2666 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

The Senate preceded the House in this action in 1981 ....

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Monday, January 14, 2013
Rep. Thielen introduces Task force for “reasonable rate of return” for electric utilities
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 7:39 PM :: 1948 Views :: Energy

"the PUC rarely denies rate increases.” 

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Friday, December 14, 2012
Thielen: Say Organized with Republicans, Too
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 1:14 AM :: 2835 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

“This isn’t the first time that a Democratic majority faction has organized with the Republicans; some people are just more honest and transparent about it. It is time to govern and stop politicking.”

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Thursday, May 03, 2012
SB2785: Ratepayers will Foot Bill for Billion Dollar Cable
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 1:26 AM :: 2724 Views :: Environment

the Senate has voted to make the public shoulder the burden of a $1billion cable system....

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Thielen Criticizes HB2417 Limits Solar Tax Credit to One Per Property
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 6:59 PM :: 3975 Views :: Energy, Environment

House Bill No. 2417 (HB 2417) will limit the availability of the Hawaii Renewable Energy Technologies Income Tax Credit from one credit per system to one credit per property for both residential and commercial projects.... (GOOD!)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Thielen: HB1893 "Demolishes Environmental Law"
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 10:43 PM :: 2995 Views :: Energy, Environment

The bill seeks to change the Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 343 ....

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Friday, January 20, 2012
Farm to School Program Introduced by Rep. Cynthia Thielen
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 6:44 PM :: 2781 Views :: Energy, Environment

This program would require public schools to purchase Hawai‘i -grown produce when it is available at approximately the same cost as foods imported from out of state.

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Thursday, January 19, 2012
Full Text: Federal Report on Hawaii Wave Energy Potential
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 10:39 PM :: 3426 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

The updated assessment shows Hawaii's wave energy resource is 130TWh/yr according to DOE.

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