Getting to 'Fifth-Worst'

Cohen, Jackie
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/26/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32390, p39
Trade Publication
The article reports that Governor of Hawaii Linda Lingle has signed a bill that will offer $48.8 million in tax credits to wage earners and victims of 2006 and 2004 flood damage. According to Kurt Kawafuchi, director of the Department of Taxation, this is not good enough and the governor has asked the department to advocate for additional tax relief next year.


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