Bond funding scheme for rail shows need for audit
Dubious claim behind tuition bill idea
Abolishing mandatory fees could help unions
Pension debt tsunami hits Hawaii
Philippines shows Jones Act reform could benefit U.S.
Fixing Hawaii's runaway unfunded liabilities
Let’s get Hawaii on road to prosperity
OIP drags its feet
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The wildly over-budget and behind-schedule transit development needs a full, “deep” audit for fraud, waste and abuse.
A bill intended to help government agencies compete against higher salaries in the private sector by giving college tuition grants to state employees is based on a dubious claim, writes Joe Kent, Grassroot Institute of Hawaii vice president of research, in the...
If government union members in Hawaii had the freedom to stop paying their union dues, this could pressure the unions to offer better member services.
Proponents of Jones Act reform in the U.S. can now point to the Philippines as an example of what could happen if even the smallest of reforms were applied to the U.S. economy
Between the Hawaii’s Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund and the Employees’ Retirement System, taxpayers will have to foot the bill for $25 billion to fulfill the state’s obligations.
What if there was a roadmap to economic prosperity, a simple set of guidelines that policymakers could follow to ensure that everyone in their communities could be more prosperous? Sounds too good to be true, right? But that map exists. In fact, it’s on the Grassroot...
Hawaii takes the longest in the nation to make decisions about transparency disputes, and in the interest of accountable government, this just will not do.