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In the 2019 session many administration bills died, programs got less funding than sought and nominees faced tough grilling.
He said he’s learned a lot since 2014 about running the state government, and cites progress on housing, homelessness and education.
For now, Hawaii’s governor expects the funding will go forward despite an investigation into the rail project and the state’s recent lawsuit against the Trump administration
UPDATED: The governor said he is “eager and excited about the prospect of tackling all that is before us” after being sworn in for another four years.
The Democrat incumbent is financially dominating his Republican challenger in the Hawaii governor race.
The candidates field questions about housing, sea level rise, President Trump and their own running mates for lieutenant governor.