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The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii values limited and accountable government. As a servant of the people, our state and county governments should perform their essential functions efficiently and justly, so as to avoid waste, abuse and ever-increasing taxes. High levels of taxation limit freedom of choice for taxpayers, discourage investment by entrepreneurs, and raise the cost of living and doing business for all.
The Hawaii Legislature is considering a bill to add 0.5 percent to the 4 percent state general excise tax in order to fund public education,
We’ve heard a lot lately about the need to raise more revenue for the state and county. There have been several proposals discussed: higher