Working for a better economy, better government and a better society
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.
Hawaii legislators are considering raising taxes on the wealthy and giving tax credits to the poor. But this isn’t exactly what Robin Hood had in mind.
Hawaii legislators say they are cutting to the bone, but it’s not true.
It’s easy to lose track of the original goal when you’re enmeshed in the details of an enormous, complicated project like tax reform. At the
Gov. Ige’s budget missing big ticket items
Doubling the tax on million dollar homes may make affordable homes harder to find.