“Scott Saiki Image”

Mr. Speaker, Last year on opening day, I said on behalf of our Democrat Caucus that “we get it.” And so we tackled the issues last session with determination. But it is time to raise the bar and set our goals higher.

So today, I would like to start off with this thought: “We will get it done.” Our state faces significant challenges. To tackle them, we must be direct. We must be serious. And we must be willing to work together. Mr. Speaker, the members of your Democratic Caucus are ready to do just that.

Next week, we will introduce legislation to fix our most important challenge