Sara Lin

Having Your Cake and Eating It Too

Having Your Cake and Eating It Too

Families will see their tax bill rise by $2,200 on average. Are you willing to pay to keep the status quo of services?
White House: Middle Class Tax Hike Could Cut Hawaii Spending By $1B

White House: Middle Class Tax Hike Could Cut Hawaii Spending By $1B

UPDATED 1 p.m. Council of Economic Advisers releases state-by-state fiscal cliff analyses.
Hawaii Tsunami Warning Buoys Face $1 Million Cut Flickr: National Data Buoy Center.

Hawaii Tsunami Warning Buoys Face $1 Million Cut

Federal budget cuts could mean the far-flung buoys are serviced less often.

Going Over the Cliff Will Mean Tax Increases

Let’s take a look at what could happen if Congress does nothing between now and when the bells toll in 2013.
Hawaii and Tsunami Warnings: How Can We Do This Better? Courtesy: NOAA Pacific Marine Environment Lab

Hawaii and Tsunami Warnings: How Can We Do This Better?

New buoy technology and tsunami forecasting models could enable Hawaii officials to dump "all or nothing" evacuation plan.

Growing Focus on Taxing Pension Income

Most workers today don't have traditional pension incomes.

General Excise Tax Needs a Few Tweaks

Lawmakers should reexamine GET exemptions before they're reinstated next year.

A Malaysian Woman’s Open Letter to American Women

Romney/Ryan will take away hard won women's rights.

Giving Judges A Chance to Double Dip

Constitutional amendment before voters would allow retired judges to double dip, collecting both their pensions and a salary.