Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Legislature in the News: From Barrel tax to Budget to Karen's Law

HB1552 - Kahana Valley Bill
Bill to allow Kahana leases could win Legislature's OK - Honolulu Advertiser

HB1713 - Hazard Mitigation Bill
Negligent property owners targeted - Honolulu Advertiser

HB200 - State Budget
Lawmakers hope to balance the budget as the end of session nears – KHON2
Lawmakers will work overtime for budget – Star Bulletin
No deal for state, OHA on lands - Honolulu Advertiser
Hawaii lawmakers agree on budget – Honolulu Advertiser
Legislature's Budget Includes $800 Million In Cuts – KITV4
Budget showdown ramps up over tax hikes – KHON2
Battle over Balancing the State Budget – KGMB9
State lawmakers turn in costly bills – KITV4
State Lawmakers Reject Gas Tax, Fee Hike – KITV4

HB1271 - Barrel Tax
Barrel Tax Bill Could Net State $31 Million – KGMB9
New Hawaii petroleum tax hike likely to raise gas prices: Increase could generate $31M annually for clean energy, food programs - Honolulu Advertiser

HB1744 - County Hotel Room Tax
Counties will continue to get TAT funds – Maui News

SB1673 - Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
CEO Lo: It’s new day for hospital – Maui News

HB819 - Karen's Law
Karen's Law fails for 2nd straight year – Honolulu Advertiser
'Karen's Law' Doesn't Pass; Pine Blames Oshiro – KGMB9
Karen's Law Killed – KFVE

Lawmakers Extend Legislative Session – KITV4


"LOST" said...

Correction please: HB 1713 RELATING TO HAZARDS. You typed HB 1716. Mahalo!

James Gonser said...

Thanks for catching that! Done.