Archive for October, 2012

Rep. Ward’s October 2012 Newsletter

 

October 2012 Newsletter

Better Government – National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

 

Rep. Ward interviews Col. Gene Castagnetti, USMC (Ret.), Director of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl).

 

 

Discussion of a Traffic Solution for Koko Marina Center from Kalanianaole Highway

 

Rep. Ward hosted a Townhall meeting on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Hahaione Elementary School.

 

The subject of the Townhall was a discussion of a traffic solution for Koko Marina Center from Kalanianaole Highway. The Honolulu Police Department and Koko Marina Center management and vendors, along with the community attend the event.

 

 

Legislature should study tax policy, not tax hikes

 

On Sept. 11, the Tax Review Commission 2010-2012 held a public hearing at the state Capitol to allow public testimony on reports the commission will examine before issuing its final report in December.

 

The two reports open for comment were the “Study of the Hawaii Tax System” and the study on “Selected Issues with the Hawaii General Excise Tax,” by the Public Financial Management (PFM) Group and Dr. William Fox, respectively.

 

For the rest of the op-ed, please visit http://www.staradvertiser.com/editorialspremium/20121003_Legislature_should_study_tax_policy_not_tax-hikes.html