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House, Senate announce leadership for 29th State Legislature

Both the House and Senate of the Hawaii State Legislature have announced leadership ahead of the 2017 Legislative session.

On Monday, Nov. 14, the Hawaii House of Representatives Majority Caucus met to reaffirm Rep. 267 more words

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Nine bills on governor’s intent to veto list | KHON2

On July 12, any measure that has not been signed or vetoed by Gov. Ige will become law with or without his signature.

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Voting measures appear dead | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Bills that would have expanded voting by mail and made registering to vote more automatic when renewing a driver’s license appeared to have died in the legislative session that ended this week. 137 more words

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House, Senate adjourn 2016 legislative session

The House of Representatives and the Senate adjourned the 2016 legislative session Thursday, with the passage of several remaining bills.

On the House side, those bills include one that provides $37 million into the State Highway Fund as a subsidy. 115 more words

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Illegal camping out of bill allowing Airbnb to collect taxes | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers have advanced a bill that would allow online brokers such as Airbnb to collect taxes on behalf of people advertising private rentals on the websites, but they removed part of the proposal that would have targeted illegal camping ads by requiring online brokers to verify the legality of their listings. 290 more words

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