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Neil Abercrombie

Abercrombie: Hawaii Was Only State To Improve In All Areas on National Test

Abercrombie: Hawaii Was Only State To Improve In All Areas on National Test

Governor makes claim on website touting first-year accomplishments.
Abercrombie’s First Year, According To Abercrombie

Abercrombie’s First Year, According To Abercrombie

Hawaii governor takes some liberties in chronicling his anniversary in office.

Off The Beat: Time for Education Officials to Walk the Talk

Fed's Race to the Top warning to Hawaii a test of whether leaders stick to their word.
U.S. Education Secretary: Hawaii Lacks ‘Sense of Urgency’ Civil Beat

U.S. Education Secretary: Hawaii Lacks ‘Sense of Urgency’

"If things don't change, Hawaii is going to end up in a tough spot," Duncan says.
Hawaii Gov. Proposes Bigger Budget For Next Year — With No Tax Hikes Nanea Kalani/Civil Beat

Hawaii Gov. Proposes Bigger Budget For Next Year — With No Tax Hikes

Abercrombie's plan adds $189 million to next year's bottom line.

Still No Resolution on HGEA’s Favored Nation Perk

Union has met informally with governor's negotiator, but still no agreement.
Gloves Come Off As Hawaii Senate Race Gets Going

Gloves Come Off As Hawaii Senate Race Gets Going

Hawaii governors continue to clash over fiscal stewardship, foreshadowing U.S. Senate race.
Abercrombie: ‘Our Game Plan Is Working’

Abercrombie: ‘Our Game Plan Is Working’

Governor says $1.3 billion bond sale ends Hawaii's fiscal "nightmare" and validates administration's leadership.
Hawaii Completes $1.3 Billion Bond Sale — Largest in State History

Hawaii Completes $1.3 Billion Bond Sale — Largest in State History

Updated Sale yields $800 million in new debt; state refinanced $488 million.
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