I’m working on my annual start-of-Session mailer, and was doing some research. I came across a comparison of Hawaii’s economy and the US as a whole. In 2016, the largest industry in Hawaii was finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing. The second largest industry was government. The largest contributor to real GDP growth in […]
We got an email from Senate President’s office asking for our availability for a Special Session in late July/August. The email stressed that there is no agreement on calling a Special Session or on a bill. Yet. But I doubt we’d be getting the email if there weren’t some level of agreement. In May, right […]
We’ve done surveys and compared your votes to ours. This year let’s work together to create bills for the 2018 Session.
We’ll post a comparison on what you’d do with State Revenue with what the Legislature Passes. Any year where there’s an increase in state tax revenues the Legislature decides what to do with the money. Give tax refunds? Put more into education? Support agriculture? You only have a set amount of money – you decide […]
Courtesy of the National Partnership for Women and Families FACT SHEET America’s Women and the Wage Gap ARIL 2017 Nationally, the median annual pay for a woman who holds a full-time, year-round job is $40,742 while the median annual pay for a man who holds a full-time, year-round job is $51,212. This means that, overall, […]