Monthly Archives: July 2017

13 Bills Vetoed

It’s the Governor’s veto deadline (July 11), and he has chosen to veto 13 bills, allowing two others on his intent-to-veto list to become law without his signature. Here’s a link to his press release, presenting rationale for his vetoes: … Continue reading

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No “Override” Special Session

Here’s the link to the Governor’s Intent to Veto list: http://capitol.hawaii.gov/advreports/advreport.aspx?year=2017&report=deadline&rpt_type=gov_intent&measuretype=HB,SB,GM&title=Governor%27s%20Intent%20to%20Veto  

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Special Session Tentatively Scheduled

Lawmakers are clearing their calendars for a Special Session tentatively scheduled to begin August 28th to consider additional funding for Honolulu’s rail transit project. This is subject to final confirmation and an agreement on proposed language of bill(s) to be … Continue reading

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Here’s a visual, showing the fate of this year’s bills…

These are rough numbers, but give you an idea of how things went.

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