The Ige administration budget would also “eviscerate” state enforcement of anti-discrimination laws.
The governor’s order has been in effect since March, but it’s unclear if lawmakers will do anything about it next session despite their opposition to it.
The proposed spending cuts may result in the first state government layoffs in more than a decade.
The governor, anticipating a slow economic recovery, likely will present lawmakers with a much-reduced conservative spending plan.
Lawmakers have plans to allow the public back to the State Capitol building, but lawmakers are also getting ready to conduct business entirely remotely.
The lawmaker in charge of vetting judicial candidates noted Eddins’ vast legal experience.
The legal community heaped praise on Todd Eddins as state lawmakers examined how he might react to certain situations on the high court.
Hawaii’s attorney general has assembled a team to advise lawmakers on the issues, and how Hawaii might regulate legal use.
A second special session for the Senate is scheduled for Nov. 18.