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PLDC repeal on governor's table

If legislators can't fix the law, Abercrombie says he will abandon the development plan

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 18, 2013

~~<p>Gov. Neil Abercrombie said Thursday that he would consider a repeal of the Public Land Development Corp. if the state Legislature is unable to adjust the controversial law to satisfy public objections.</p>
<p>The governor said he believes in the intent behind the PLDC but doubts that the administrative rules process that drew opposition last year can reconcile concerns. He said state lawmakers would have to adjust the law so its &quot;good intention can be implemented.&quot;</p>
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Gov. Neil Abercrombie said Thursday that he would consider a repeal of the Public Land Development Corp. if the state Legislature is unable to adjust the controversial law to satisfy public objections.

The governor said he believes in the intent behind the PLDC but doubts that the administrative rules process that drew opposition last year can reconcile concerns. He said state lawmakers would have to adjust the law so its "good intention can be implemented." Login for more...



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