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Column: REITs veto would show favor toward mainland monied interests

  • Randy Gonce, an Air Force veteran whose degrees include a master’s in global leadership in sustainable development, submitted this on behalf of Young Progressives Demanding Action, a nonpartisan nonprofit for which he is a board member.

A thorough examination of documented support and opposition to the elimination of the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) corporate tax exemption shows a clear divide between the interests of the local community and the special interests that stand to take a multimillion-dollar windfall should Gov. David Ige veto Senate Bill 301. Read more

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