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Legislators greenlight $28 billion budget for operations

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    “I think, all in all, it’s a good budget.”

    Kyle Yamashita

    Representative of Spreckelsville-Upcountry Maui, on the budget’s new construction funds for the state Department of Education

House and Senate lawmakers reached agreement on a new two-year, $28.4 billion state operating budget Monday that would increase state spending over this year’s level but would trim the overall budget somewhat from what Gov. David Ige originally proposed. Read more

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