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Government Waste

Overtime Expenditures Out of Taxpayer’s Pockets

By Joselyn Olinares The money spent on overtime expenditures is not “free money”, it comes from somewhere (or rather someone). Any guesses to who that someone is? — It’s you, the taxpayer. Kauai taxpayers are on the hook for public employee overtime and benefits, which have shown a growth in

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Milton Friedman on the Myth of the Free Lunch

In preparation for our upcoming Milton Friedman dinner, we will be highlighting a number of videos illustrating the views of the illustrious Friedman himself. The second of these videos is on the topic of government spending being “free”. Check it out! Friedman on the Free Lunch Myth

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A Letter to Santa Claus

On 6/21/12 the Court of Justice of the European Union handed down a ruling on a labor law case involving department store workers in Spain.

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GRIH in the News

GRIH’s Cody Hensarling was interviewed by Hawaii News Now’s Tim Sakihara on the 6 o’clock news on May 21st, 2012. The topic of discussion was the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upcoming conference in Maui and whether or not this constitutes wasteful spending. The video of what aired on the

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2011 Pork Report

The Book Hawaii’s Government Doesn’t Want You to Read by Malia Hill Wondering just how much it cost the State to renovate the mosaic at the Capitol? Want the full story on the thousands of dollars embezzled from the State by Department of Education employees (one of whom bought a

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Overtime Expenditures Out of Taxpayer’s Pockets

By Joselyn Olinares The money spent on overtime expenditures is not “free money”, it comes from somewhere (or rather someone). Any guesses to who that someone is? — It’s you, the taxpayer. Kauai taxpayers are on the hook for public employee overtime and benefits, which have shown a growth in

Read More →

Milton Friedman on the Myth of the Free Lunch

In preparation for our upcoming Milton Friedman dinner, we will be highlighting a number of videos illustrating the views of the illustrious Friedman himself. The second of these videos is on the topic of government spending being “free”. Check it out! Friedman on the Free Lunch Myth

Read More →

A Letter to Santa Claus

On 6/21/12 the Court of Justice of the European Union handed down a ruling on a labor law case involving department store workers in Spain.

Read More →

GRIH in the News

GRIH’s Cody Hensarling was interviewed by Hawaii News Now’s Tim Sakihara on the 6 o’clock news on May 21st, 2012. The topic of discussion was the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upcoming conference in Maui and whether or not this constitutes wasteful spending. The video of what aired on the

Read More →

2011 Pork Report

The Book Hawaii’s Government Doesn’t Want You to Read by Malia Hill Wondering just how much it cost the State to renovate the mosaic at the Capitol? Want the full story on the thousands of dollars embezzled from the State by Department of Education employees (one of whom bought a

Read More →