Honolulu rail project most expensive in the world Honolulu rail project most expensive in the world

Honolulu rail project most expensive in the world

No Jones Act tankers are capable of carrying liquid natural gas No Jones Act tankers are capable of carrying liquid natural gas

No Jones Act tankers are capable of carrying liquid natural gas

No taxation without legalization No taxation without legalization

No taxation without legalization

State partly to blame for counties’ tax hikes State partly to blame for counties’ tax hikes

State partly to blame for counties’ tax hikes

A World Without the CBO A World Without the CBO

A World Without the CBO

VIDEO: Counting the cost of rail VIDEO: Counting the cost of rail

VIDEO: Counting the cost of rail

VIDEO: The Right to Home Share in Hawaii VIDEO: The Right to Home Share in Hawaii

VIDEO: The Right to Home Share in Hawaii

A Raid by Any Other Name… A Raid by Any Other Name…

A Raid by Any Other Name…

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A World Without the CBO

A World Without the CBO

The United States has the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world, but federal revenue relative to that rate is among the lowest. As economist Alan Reynolds has pointed out: The U.K. has gradually reduced its corporate tax rate to 20 percent, and revenue...

VIDEO: The Right to Home Share in Hawaii

VIDEO: The Right to Home Share in Hawaii

Jared Meyer, senior research fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability, gave a talk on home-sharing in Hawaii. He said, "There’s just two ways to regulate: through consumers and government. And consumers are more than ever before able to do so."
A Raid by Any Other Name…

A Raid by Any Other Name…

We have written before about GEMS (Green Energy Market Securitization), a program adopted by our state government in 2013.  The state wanted to facilitate the buildout of “clean energy infrastructure,” a necessary step to reaching its clean energy goals.  GEMS was...

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The Jones Act in Perspective

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State of the State Budget 2017

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The Costs of Public Employment in the Aloha State

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