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Lawmakers, Governor Seek Compromise On Maui Hospital Bill Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawmakers, Governor Seek Compromise On Maui Hospital Bill

UPDATED: The Legislature plans to amend the vetoed measure next week to provide severance pay to unionized workers, address legal flaws in the legislation and honor union contracts.

Lawmakers May Call Special Session To Aid Maui Hospital Workers Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Lawmakers May Call Special Session To Aid Maui Hospital Workers

UPDATED: Gov. Ige has said he might veto a current aid bill, calling $40 million in severance or pension bonuses to public employees “too generous.”

2016 Session: AC For Schools, Help For Housing And Homeless Cory Lum/Civil Beat

2016 Session: AC For Schools, Help For Housing And Homeless

The House and Senate also killed bills to let psychologists prescribe drugs and fund a new jail on Oahu, but did hand water permits to A&B on Maui.

Joe Souki, A&B And Coffee Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Joe Souki, A&B And Coffee

The House speaker insists that a bill allowing Alexander & Baldwin to continue to divert East Maui streams is not special legislation.

Speaker Souki Raises Cash In Session Flickr: Tax Credits

Speaker Souki Raises Cash In Session

The Maui Democrat asked for donations of $1,000 smack dab in the middle of conference committee.

Speaker Souki, Rep. Ward Hold Campaign Fundraisers During Session PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Speaker Souki, Rep. Ward Hold Campaign Fundraisers During Session

The House commander in chief and former minority leader emeritus seek donations during critical time in session.

Calvin Say Challengers Ask Souki for Action PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Calvin Say Challengers Ask Souki for Action

The Hawaii House speaker is urged again to review the former speaker’s residency qualifications.

Souki to Remain House Speaker, Mizuno As Vice Speaker Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Souki to Remain House Speaker, Mizuno As Vice Speaker

The naming of other leadership posts and committee chairs may come next week, and the minority GOP could be left out.

Souki Declines to Take Up Calvin Say Residency Issue Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Souki Declines to Take Up Calvin Say Residency Issue

The Hawaii House speaker says that, with two weeks before the election, the body can’t call itself into session.

Session Done, But Is Hawaii Speaker Consolidating Power? Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Session Done, But Is Hawaii Speaker Consolidating Power?

Hawaii House adds four more to leadership slate, new gig will include $12,000 more each for staff.
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