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'Hard choices' put state on improved fiscal path, Gov. Abercrombie says

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 15, 2013

~~<p>Gov. Neil Abercrombie, outlining themes for his re-election campaign next year, said Sunday that the &quot;hard choices&quot; he has made since taking office have helped make Hawaii's state government among the most financially stable in the nation.</p>
<p>At a brunch for campaign supporters under white tents in Kakaako, the governor cited the work of his administration and the Legislature to address unfunded liability in the public-worker pension and health care funds. His administration also negotiated pay cuts with public workers, set to expire at the end of June, that helped steer the state away from deficit.</p>
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Gov. Neil Abercrombie, outlining themes for his re-election campaign next year, said Sunday that the "hard choices" he has made since taking office have helped make Hawaii's state government among the most financially stable in the nation.

At a brunch for campaign supporters under white tents in Kakaako, the governor cited the work of his administration and the Legislature to address unfunded liability in the public-worker pension and health care funds. His administration also negotiated pay cuts with public workers, set to expire at the end of June, that helped steer the state away from deficit. Login for more...



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