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Petition aims to exempt medical costs from Hawaii’s general excise tax

The following is a news release issued Oct. 6, 2022, by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii. _____________ HONOLULU, Oct. 6, 2022 >> The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii has launched a petition urging the Hawaii Legislature to exempt medical services from the state’s general excise tax. The purpose is to make healthcare

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Maui County unanimously approves resolution seeking Jones Act waiver

The following news release was issued by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii on April 1, 2022. _____________ The county becomes the first of Hawaii’s four counties to request such a waiver, which would allow the use of foreign-flagged ships to import oil to the islands HONOLULU, April 1, 2022 >> The

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Petition aims to exempt medical costs from Hawaii’s general excise tax

The following is a news release issued Oct. 6, 2022, by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii. _____________ HONOLULU, Oct. 6, 2022 >> The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii has launched a petition urging the Hawaii Legislature to exempt medical services from the state’s general excise tax. The purpose is to make healthcare

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Maui County unanimously approves resolution seeking Jones Act waiver

The following news release was issued by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii on April 1, 2022. _____________ The county becomes the first of Hawaii’s four counties to request such a waiver, which would allow the use of foreign-flagged ships to import oil to the islands HONOLULU, April 1, 2022 >> The

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PETITION: Exempt medical services from Hawaii's excise tax!

To the Hawaii Legislature:

Hawaii families face skyrocketing healthcare costs and a shortage of doctors. Exempting medical services from Hawaii’s general excise tax would result in millions of dollars in savings for residents and help bring doctors back.

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