One of the bills in this past legislative session that fell to the cutting room floor when it probably shouldn’t have was Senate Bill 1035, which would have exempted medical services provided by health care providers if the services were … Read More
One of the more intriguing ideas to cross my desk recently is in Senate Bill 822. It proposes to have certain sections of our state designated as “creative districts.” The idea would be to gather artists, such as painters, photographers, … Read More
Our latest tale of legislative drama starts from diapers. Literally. House Bill 2414 in this year’s legislative session proposes to enact a general excise exemption for diapers. The bill recites that diapers are a large expense for Hawaii families with … Read More
We have a health care crisis on our hands. According to a study by the University of Hawaii School of Medicine, there is a shortage of physicians in Hawaii. The school has forecasted that the gap between supply and demand … Read More
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