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Ige supports Con Am; Pledges to assure it will NOT raise cost of living

Ige supports Con Am; Pledges to assure it will NOT raise cost of living

Governor says he'll veto any proposal that would raise residents' property taxes or raise affordable rents

Gov. David Ige pledged during a debate Monday night on KHON2 that he would veto any proposal that raised property taxes for residents or increased rents on affordable properties, disproving the misleading scare tactics being spread by opponents of the constitutional amendment on the ballot in November.

  Tuesday, October 16, 2018  /  Number of views (154)
Coalition urges no vote on Con Con ballot question

Coalition urges no vote on Con Con ballot question

Preserve Our Hawaii, a diverse coalition of organizations representing the business community, labor unions and environmental groups, is taking a stand to urge residents to vote no on the General Election constitutional convention ballot question. 

  Thursday, October 11, 2018  /  Number of views (652)
Parents, community volunteers and teachers canvass for school funding amendment

Parents, community volunteers and teachers canvass for school funding amendment

Grassroots work across the state combats negative campaign bankrolled by luxury developers, realtors

Volunteers such as public school parents, children’s advocates and teachers canvassed Honolulu neighborhoods while others on neighbor islands handed out campaign literature at fairs and markets Saturday, campaigning in favor of the constitutional amendment to better fund public schools.

  Saturday, October 06, 2018  /  Number of views (183)
No Kid Hungry Breakfast After the Bell fellowship applications due Oct. 8

No Kid Hungry Breakfast After the Bell fellowship applications due Oct. 8

The NEA Foundation underwrites this program to help needy students

The NEA Foundation is partnering with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign to provide resources and training to educators to implement a breakfast after the bell program in their school.

  Thursday, October 04, 2018  /  Number of views (51)
Parent and children’s groups back constitutional amendment

Parent and children’s groups back constitutional amendment

Allies of education fight back against misleading criticism of proposal

A coalition of parents, children’s and community groups spoke in favor of a constitutional amendment Thursday, as some county government and business leaders made misleading complaints about the proposal.

  Thursday, October 04, 2018  /  Number of views (534)
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