Lingle Dangles Tax Cut

Kelemen, Jasmina
January 2005
Bond Buyer;1/28/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32059, p37
Trade Publication
The article reports that Governor of Hawaii, Linda Lingle has presented her state of the state address highlighting the state's economic turnaround and unveiling a tax cut proposal. She went on to state that over the past two years they overcame state budget deficits in the hundreds of millions of dollars without laying off state workers or cutting important services. Fiscal prudence, and the willingness to make tough budget decisions were fundamental to this achievement. Visitor expenditures reached an all-time high of $10.3 billion and the number of visitors increased 8.3% over 2003.


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