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.
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.
Governor Ige still plans to increase spending by hundreds of millions of dollars every year.