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Budget & Spending

Hawaii: Eliminate State Jobs, Save Money For Real Stimulus

by Pearl Hahn  We need real stimulus. Yet, we keep getting swindled. Instead of providing relief to struggling families, our elected leaders chose to bail out foreign and domestic banks whose poor decisions should have led to their ultimate demise, and passed a stimulus which is taking a devastating toll on

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Four Hawaii Phantom Districts Receive $45.6 Million in Stimulus Funds for 3.4 Jobs

by Malia Zimmerman  Hawaii received $2,284,000 of federal stimulus funds for the 11the Congressional district, $40,903,941 for the 15th Congressional district, $1,651,811 for the “00” Congressional district, and $799,656 in the 99th congressional district creating a combined “3.4” jobs or $13,423,355 per job, according to the federal government’s transparency web site

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Grassroot Institute on Fox News

Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Jamie Story makes an appearance on Fox News explaining the consequences of the Abercrombie bill that would move a military base on Japan to Guam.  

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Will Hawaii Become the Next California?

by Pearl Hahn  Sunny climates and beautiful beaches aside, Hawaii is starting to experience some of California’s growing problems. The national spotlight on California’s deepening economic crisis continues to shine as its poverty rate rises and its finances slip down the drain. The sad thing is, many of California’s problems are

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Hawaii: Eliminate State Jobs, Save Money For Real Stimulus

by Pearl Hahn  We need real stimulus. Yet, we keep getting swindled. Instead of providing relief to struggling families, our elected leaders chose to bail out foreign and domestic banks whose poor decisions should have led to their ultimate demise, and passed a stimulus which is taking a devastating toll on

Read More →

Four Hawaii Phantom Districts Receive $45.6 Million in Stimulus Funds for 3.4 Jobs

by Malia Zimmerman  Hawaii received $2,284,000 of federal stimulus funds for the 11the Congressional district, $40,903,941 for the 15th Congressional district, $1,651,811 for the “00” Congressional district, and $799,656 in the 99th congressional district creating a combined “3.4” jobs or $13,423,355 per job, according to the federal government’s transparency web site

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Grassroot Institute on Fox News

Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Jamie Story makes an appearance on Fox News explaining the consequences of the Abercrombie bill that would move a military base on Japan to Guam.  

Read More →

Will Hawaii Become the Next California?

by Pearl Hahn  Sunny climates and beautiful beaches aside, Hawaii is starting to experience some of California’s growing problems. The national spotlight on California’s deepening economic crisis continues to shine as its poverty rate rises and its finances slip down the drain. The sad thing is, many of California’s problems are

Read More →