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Wage, preschool bills pass review

State lawmakers advance a slew of measures as the legislative session moves to midpoint

By Derrick DePledge and Sarah Zoellick

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 06, 2013

~~<p>The state House and Senate on Tuesday endorsed a new state-funded preschool initiative, a loan program that may help consumers afford solar-energy devices, an increase of the minimum wage and an unemployment insurance tax break for businesses.</p>
<p>Hundreds of bills were up for votes Tuesday to prepare for first crossover on Thursday, the deadline for the House and Senate to exchange legislation at the midpoint of the 60-day session.</p>
~~

The state House and Senate on Tuesday endorsed a new state-funded preschool initiative, a loan program that may help consumers afford solar-energy devices, an increase of the minimum wage and an unemployment insurance tax break for businesses.

Hundreds of bills were up for votes Tuesday to prepare for first crossover on Thursday, the deadline for the House and Senate to exchange legislation at the midpoint of the 60-day session. Login for more...



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