My Turn: Think before you legislate

Mayor Harry Kim rightly opposes recently introduced Senate Bill 2610. (See West Hawaii Today’s Jan. 25 issue.) The text of the bill can be found online. Section 1 provides in relevant part: “The legislature further finds that controversial developments that face prolonged public opposition and require extraordinary police protection should be cognizant of financial and staffing costs. These projects should share in the extraordinary expenses expended on their behalf.