Scrutinize the Big Agencies!

There has been a lot of flip-flopping and waffling going on in government.  President Trump groused about, panned, and then finally signed a second stimulus package on Sunday, Dec. 27.  Then Gov. Ige, who previously decided to furlough public employees, … Read More

Gaming on Hawaiian Homelands

Recently, a sharply divided Hawaiian Homes Commission sent to Governor Ige a legislative proposal to allow limited casino gaming on Hawaiian homelands. As Civil Beat reported, commission chair William Aila put the proposal forward as a revenue opportunity at a … Read More

Tale of the Tape

When we analyze how well, or how poorly, our economy is faring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and then try to craft appropriate corrective action, we often hear the buzzword “data-driven.” ”Data-driven,” in general terms, means we want a … Read More

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