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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.
Akaka Retiring: Plenty Aloha, But What About Accomplishments?

Akaka Retiring: Plenty Aloha, But What About Accomplishments?

A look back at 36 years in Congress for Hawaii's junior U.S. senator.
FTA Says It Will Sign $1.55 Billion Deal For Honolulu Rail Project

FTA Says It Will Sign $1.55 Billion Deal For Honolulu Rail Project

UPDATED Notification for 30-day review comes just days before key funding deadline.
Spokesman: Inouye Healthy, Fall Unrelated to Grueling Schedule

Spokesman: Inouye Healthy, Fall Unrelated to Grueling Schedule

The 88-year-old Hawaii senator cut his head in a fall at his Maryland home.
Will A New Law Mean Federal Funding for Honolulu BRT? Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Will A New Law Mean Federal Funding for Honolulu BRT?

Camp Cayetano says proposed rapid bus system qualifies as fixed guideway.
Honolulu Rail Delegation Seeks To Smooth Concerns In D.C.

Honolulu Rail Delegation Seeks To Smooth Concerns In D.C.

Hawaii Supreme Court ruling on burials raises FTA questions.
Akaka Bill Sails Through Committee, But Tough Sledding Ahead Via Flickr

Akaka Bill Sails Through Committee, But Tough Sledding Ahead

Inouye says chances of passage for Native Hawaiian recognition this year are "bad."
Where Is Honolulu Rail’s Federal Funding?

Where Is Honolulu Rail’s Federal Funding?

Grabauskas said FTA review would take 30 days; it's been 80.
Akaka Taking Last Shot At Legacy Bill For Native Hawaiians

Akaka Taking Last Shot At Legacy Bill For Native Hawaiians

UPDATED Retiring U.S. senator to amend, push Akaka Bill anew Thursday.
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