Rep. Thielen on Education

Good schools, equipped with the resources they need and supported by the communities that use them, are essential to the growth of our keiki and shape the character of our society. To this end, I work with students at local schools every year during my Legislative Roadshow, discussing legislation that will affect them and taking their responses back to the Legislature. I support reducing the teacher-to-student ratio, giving students and teachers the books and equipment they need, and have even physically joined in to renovate classrooms.

Fast Lane to Kailua Schools

On the road again with our annual Legislative Roadshow! So appreciated hearing what students from 6 area schools including Kailua Intermediate (pictured) had to say about many bills including those that regulated drones and Styrofoam containers. ... (more) Continue Reading

Bipartisan Effort by Female Lawmakers to Aid Women

The 2017 Women’s Legislative Caucus presented to lawmakers a package of bills that addresses many topics including equal pay; paid maternity and paternity leave; child-care facilities; and domestic violence involving a police officer; and a resolution about work-furlough programs for female ... (more) Continue Reading

2016 Legislative Report

Each year  we send constituents in the 50th House District a Legislative Report with important highlights of the past session. The 2016 Legislative Report can be found here: 61126_Thielen_LegRept_Final_Web lr ... (more) Continue Reading

Happening in our schools

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Legislative Roadshow Drives Student Input

With droves of young people currently exercising their right to have their voices heard in national government, our yearly Legislative Roadshow is perfectly timed to give students in our 50th District a hands-on experience of participating in the legislative process. This helps them to understand ... (more) Continue Reading

2015 Legislative Report

Click here for Rep. Thielen's end of session annual 2015 Legislative Report! ... (more) Continue Reading

Rah for the 2014 Legislative Roadshow!

Kids do say the cutest things…especially about the Legislative Roadshow! “I learned that there is no clapping after testimony or else you get kicked out.” "Hi! I am the kid with the glasses and cast. I learned that testimonies are presented and not just sent in and read.” “It was really ... (more) Continue Reading