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The five Democratic candidates for Hawaii’s lieutenant governor spent an hour Monday evening trying to win over voters.
Caldwell proposes increases in Oahu’s fuel tax, vehicle weight tax and parking fees to show the city has “skin in the game.”
Despite a federal deadline, Ways and Means Chair Jill Tokuda said the Legislature must dedicate time to hearing from the public.
Legislative leaders warn that state revenues have slowed and pay raises for unions are not factored into the governor’s proposed budget.