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Column: Working families deserve permanent earned income tax refund

  • Will White is director of the Hawaii Budget & Policy Center.

    Will White is director of the Hawaii Budget & Policy Center.

  • Nicole Woo is director of research and economic policy at Hawaii Children’s Action Network.

    Nicole Woo is director of research and economic policy at Hawaii Children’s Action Network.

Hawaii’s low-income and working-class families are still struggling to afford the cost of basic necessities like rent, groceries and transportation. This year, state lawmakers have the opportunity to reduce the tax burden for the workers who need it the most — giving them a much-needed lifeline amid rising costs and the continuing pandemic. Read more

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