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Money for several programs will be eliminated from a current House budget bill as lawmakers press the fiscal reset button and ask agencies to justify their funding.
It was OK for Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard to publicly explain why she felt it necessary to reassign Tenari Ma’afala and other union officials.
The House Finance Committee chair can be fearsome in budget briefings. She’s also not afraid to dive deep into state money matters, like the $3 billion tucked away in special funds.
With her federally funded attorney not getting paid and other expenses on hold, Kealoha wants her trial postponed.
UPDATED: The court appears to be focusing on how and when the Honolulu city clerk collected late mail ballots on election night.
The president is considering declaring a national emergency and taking funds from Army Corps of Engineers projects
The ruling means Kurt Fevella will be sworn in as the state Senate’s only Republican when the Legislature convenes Jan. 16.
The state awarded $289.1 million in tax credits in 2016, including $16.3 million for a program that no longer exists.
Tim Chey had charged the state film office discriminated against him because it didn’t like his Christian-themed historical drama.
The House Finance Committee chair questions the trustworthiness and organizational structure of the governor’s administration.