February 24, 2012  Chad Blair

 

Rep. Barbara Marumoto, a Republican, says her Democratic colleagues at the Hawaii Legislature have taken her ideas and put them into their own bills.

They include measures on brown tree snake prevention, All-Terrain Vehicle safety, re-starting a dog detection program for ag inspection and deterring irresponsible landowners from keeping neglected properties.

Marumoto’s bills are going nowhere; all of the Dem measures are alive.

“I am not in the bill passing business,” says Marumoto. “I am in the idea-launching industry!”

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