Education Opportunities

An Introduction to the Hawaii State Legislative Process

January 3, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:00 am HST

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Join us as Paige Heckathorn Choy, Director of Government Affairs at the Healthcare Association of Hawaii, shares information on the legislative process. In this informational webinar, Paige will review the process of a bill becoming a law including how bills get assigned to committees, how they get approved along the way, and what major deadlines must be met. Learn more about our Hawaii State Legislature and the resources available to those who are interested in advocating for important issues impacting our industry and state. Understanding the process is key to effectively engaging in the issues!

Participants in this session will learn:
1. How a bill is introduced, debated and passed in Hawaii
2. The key dates and deadlines related to the legislative process
3. How to access more information on getting involved through the state capitol website

Cost:
FREE for HAH members
$35 for Non-members

Please note: There are no continuing education credits available for this session.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Paige Heckathorn Choy was born and raised in Hawaii, where she now works as the Director of Government Affairs at the Healthcare Association of Hawaii.  She works on both the state and federal level to ensure that all residents of Hawaii have access to quality, affordable care by promoting policies that improve community well-being, ensure financial sustainability for providers, and encourage a robust healthcare workforce.  Prior to joining the Healthcare Association of Hawaii, she worked in the government relations office of The Queen’s Health Systems, which has hospitals on Oahu, Molokai, and Hawaii Island.  Paige also worked in the U.S. Senate for Senators Daniel K. Inouye and Brian Schatz, with a policy portfolio that included healthcare, seniors, women, and children’s issues.  She received her Bachelor’s degree from Boston College and completed her Masters of Public Administration and Policy at American University.