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House Finance Committee proposes conservative budget

MEDIA RELEASE The House Finance Committee has passed out a proposed budget that would create a proactive framework for the state to consistently spend within its means. “The idea is not just to spend conservatively but to create a mindset for the state to spend within its means as a matter of consistent practice,” said […]

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Legislature passes state 2014-2015 budget

Includes $10 million for grant-in-aid, more than $2 billion for Capital Improvement Projects

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Council on Revenues increases projections

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie responded to the state Council on Revenues revised forecast reaffirming its previous General Fund tax revenue projection for the current fiscal year and increasing its projections for the next three fiscal years. For the upcoming biennium, tax revenue is projected to grow 8 percent in 2014 and then 7 percent […]

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Collaboration leads to early conclusion of budget meetings

MEDIA RELEASE Lead Senate and House negotiators on the State Budget bill announced they closed negotiations three days ahead of an internal deadline. Discussions between the Senate and House on finalizing the budget started well ahead of schedule this year, marking a paradigm shift in the approach taken to complete the work of the legislative […]

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House, Senate ready to begin conference committee meetings

MEDIA RELEASE House Finance Chair Sylvia Luke and Senate Ways and Means Chair David Ige have announced that the first conference committee meeting on the state budget is set for 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 11 in room 309 at the State Capitol. The conference committee meetings for the state budget are being held a week […]

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