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Legislators should vote on pay hike

By Richard Lee Fale

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 17, 2013

~~<p>In 2009, the state Legislature voted to reduce the salary of members from July 1, 2009, through June 20, 2011, in response to Hawaii's increased economic uncertainty and a projected $1.1 billion budget shortfall.</p>
<p>In 2012, the Legislature voted again to extend the reductions until June 30, 2013, as our state's economic forecast remained stalled and unstable.</p>
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In 2009, the state Legislature voted to reduce the salary of members from July 1, 2009, through June 20, 2011, in response to Hawaii's increased economic uncertainty and a projected $1.1 billion budget shortfall.

In 2012, the Legislature voted again to extend the reductions until June 30, 2013, as our state's economic forecast remained stalled and unstable. Login for more...



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