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$2.4B rail bailout bill goes to the governor for approval

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The agreement, which Gov. David Ige said he intends to sign by Tuesday, looks to extend Oahu’s general excise tax surcharge an additional three years to 2030 and increase the state’s hotel room to 10.25 percent, for the next 13 years.

Four months after their initial efforts collapsed, state House and Senate majorities have swiftly passed a $2.4 billion funding deal, hoping it will finally be enough to get rail all the way to Ala Moana Center. Read more

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