Hero or Scoundrel – You Vote – Education Chairman Norman Sakamoto Said He’d Support Governor’s Education Plan, But is Not-This After the Governor Thanked Him Publicly for His Support Less Than Two Days Ago


Senate Education Committee Chairman Norman Sakamoto, D-Moanalua, gave his word to Gov. Linda Lingle and those in favor of her education platform that he would pass her bills out of committee without amendments that would destroy the original intent.

Now he has changed his mind and broken his promise.

As of yesterday, bowing to pressure from his Democrat caucus, he pulled language from the education bill preventing the governor