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State House appoints deputy director of communications

MEDIA RELEASE William Nhieu has been appointed the Deputy Director of Communications for the Hawaii State House of Representatives. Nhieu has a range of administrative, legislative, analytical, and public relations experience gained from positions across public and government affairs. In addition to working in local government, he has broad experience in the effective use and […]

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Tsutsui signs several bills into law

MEDIA RELEASE In his first bill singing ceremony Tuesday, Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui signed several measures passed by the 2013 Hawaii State Legislature. Regarding House Bill 858, relating to the HI Growth Initiative, and Senate Bill 1349, relating to economic development, Acting Governor Shan Tsutsui said, “Both measures foster innovation while reinvigorating our economy. They […]

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Governor vetoes three bills, 288 become law

MEDIA RELEASE After reviewing more than 290 bills passed by the 2013 Hawaii State Legislature, Gov. Neil Abercrombie has notified legislators of his decision to limit his vetoes to three. The governor this year signed a total of 269 bills into law, and Lt. Gov. Shan S. Tsutsui has signed seven as Acting Governor. Twelve […]

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Governor signs six more bills into law

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has enacted six bills relating to issues that range from regulation of Professional Employer Organizations to the Hawaii State Fire Code. The governor released the following statements regarding these measures passed by the 2013 Hawaii State Legislature: Regarding HB144 (Relating to Professional Employer Organizations): “A result of collaboration involving the […]

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Governor sends notice of intent to veto 9 bills

MEDIA RELEASE After reviewing 293 measures passed by the 2013 Hawaii State Legislature, Gov. Neil Abercrombie has notified legislators of his intent to veto nine bills. As required by the state Constitution, the governor must provide 10 working days’ notice for any measures that he may veto by July 9, 2013. As such, these bills […]

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Governor signed 70 bills before end of session

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed more than 70 bills into law before the end of the 2013 Legislative Session. The Legislature passed 293 bills, 170 of which were Senate Bills. The 2013 Legislative Session ended May 2. Important Dates * June 24, 2013 — 35th day after adjournment sine die Ten days’ notice of […]

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2013 Legislative Session: Senate invests in Hawaii’s future

MEDIA RELEASE FISCAL BIENNIUM 2013-2015 STATE BUDGET: Discussions between the Senate and House on the budget started ahead of schedule this year, marking a paradigm shift in the approach taken to complete the work of the legislative session. Over the upcoming fiscal biennium, the Legislature’s final draft of the executive budget is $23.8 billion, more […]

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Green reports $180M in West Hawaii appropriations

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Josh Green (District 3 – West Hawaii) issued the following statement following the conclusion Thursday of the 2013 legislative session: I am pleased to report that this year the State Legislature has approved more than $180 million in appropriations for West Hawaii over the next two fiscal years to improve our region’s […]

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Legislature passes $9.6M for DHHL operations

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands has received critical legislative support for a new FY 2014 operating budget which includes $9.6 million of general funds for administrative and operating costs, allowing the trust fund and other revenues generated by the Department that currently fund department operational expenses to now be made available for […]

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2013 Legislature adjourns

MEDIA RELEASE The 27th Hawaii State Legislature ended Thursday with members from the House and the Senate joining in the singing of Hawaii Aloha. Before gaveling the session closed, House Speaker Joseph M. Souki acknowledged the work of everyone involved in the legislative process and summarized the session’s accomplishments. He said the approach this session […]

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Senate passes more than 170 measures

MEDIA RELEASE On April 30, the Hawaii State Senate voted to pass 174 measures, ahead of Thursday, the last day of the 2013 Legislative Session. It marked the 59th day of the 27th Legislature and the Senate and House are taking final votes on bills agreed to by House and Senate conference committees over the […]

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Legislature unanimously passes state budget

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Legislature on Tuesday voted unanimously in both the House and Senate to approve the state budget for the upcoming FY2013-2015 biennium. HB200 CD1 appropriates funds for operating and capital improvement costs of the Executive Branch for the biennium fiscal years FY2013-2014 and FY2014-2015. For FY2013-2014, the bill offers $6 billion […]

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