UPDATED. More than half of the state’s inmates serving time at the Arizona facility were infected, and one inmate was confirmed to have died Tuesday.
Hawaii’s attorney general has assembled a team to advise lawmakers on the issues, and how Hawaii might regulate legal use.
Discussions with unions are already underway as furloughs could begin in December. Gov. David Ige’s financial plan also includes a big loan from the feds.
A fresh crop of younger lawmakers — all of them Democrats — won legislative seats.
An inmate from Hawaii was found dead in his bunk Thursday, but it is not known if he had the virus.
A judge in Northern California decided the U.S. Treasury cannot block prisoners from claiming the payments.
Mass testing of 1,011 Hawaii inmates at Saguaro was completed Thursday.
The state Council on Revenues projects total personal income will actually increase by 5% this year but decline by 4% next year.