On June 23, Gov. Green issued his intent to veto list. Any bill that is now pending before him and not on the list will become law. Any bill that is on the list may or not be vetoed; the … Read More
Economic Downturn Might Have Saved us. The hosts for this show are Jay Fidell and Tom Yamachika. Gov. Green recently released his Intent to Veto list. He started with line-item vetoes to the budget bill and then released a list … Read More
In recent weeks, we have been reporting on Hawaii’s “shadow budget.” We found out that a first responders’ campus in central Oahu, even when a bill to create it was stomped on, shaken violently, and killed in the House, could … Read More
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, as readers of this column may recall, our Governor exercised emergency powers, including suspending a gaggle of laws, for two full years. It started with the first emergency proclamation on March 4, 2020, which lasted for … Read More
2021 Legislature Going Into Overtime (Talking Tax) Vetoes and Amendments and Overrides, Oh My! The host for this episode is Jay Fidell. The guest for this episode is Tom Yamachika. The Legislature will reconvene on July 6 to consider, amend, … Read More
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HONOLULU, June 21, 2021 — Gov. Ige has released his “Intent to Veto” list required by the Hawaii Constitution. Any bill that is enrolled to the Governor and is NOT on the list will become law. Bills that are on … Read More