Honolulu rail bailout becomes law with Ige’s signature

Honolulu rail bailout becomes law with Ige's signature
Hawaii governor signs rail funding bill into law
David Ige signed into law today Senate Bill 4, the $2.4 billion funding package aimed at rescuing Honolulu's rail transit project from its latest cost overruns. Ige said his staff worked over Labor Day weekend to complete its legal and policy review

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Rail gets its bailout: Governor signs hotly-debated funding bill into law

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Governor David Ige took questions from reporters after he signed Senate Bill 4 to fund the Honolulu rail project. (BIVN) – Governor David Ige livestreamed the signing of Senate Bill 4 into law on Tuesday, following a short but …

Hawaii Gov. David Ige signs rail bail-out bill

Gov. David Ige signs Senate Bill 4 into law today at the Hawaii State Capitol. The $2.4 billion funding package is aimed at rescuing Honolulu's rail transit project. PrevNext. Gov. David Ige signed into law today Senate Bill 4, the $2.4 billion funding …

Gov. David Ige signed SB4 after completing legal and policy reviews of the measure over the weekend. The bill extends O'ahu's general excise tax surcharge to 2030, an additional three years. It also increases the state's hotel room tax by one percent

"There are no fatal flaws," said Gov. David Ige, in a news conference. "This makes a strategic investment in the community." The hotly-debated measure was the product of a special session last week — and the culmination of months of negotiation … . WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is phasing out a program for thousands of young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children. He is asking Congress to find a legislative solution to protect the immigrants, who are often called

Gov. David Ige signed a bill into law Tuesday to bail out Honolulu's rail project. The governor said he and his team worked through the weekend to complete a full legal and policy review of the bill. “There were some concerns raised, but our assessment …

Hawaii Gov. David Ige is signing a bill that provides additional funding for Honolulu's financially troubled rail transit project. Ige said in a statement Tuesday the rail line is a strategic investment in Hawaii's future and must be finished …

Honolulu Rail Bailout Bill Signed into Law

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell thanks lawmakers while the governor promises to work next session for a “fair distribution” to counties of hotel tax money. By Chad Blair / About 6 mins ago. Within minutes of the Honolulu rail bailout bill being signed … . Lawmakers in the US state of Hawaii have agreed on how best to fund a projected US$3 billion dollar shortfall to complete the construction of the cash strapped project. Chad Blair of the Honolulu Civil Beat news service on Oahu says the system was … . Gov. David Ige today signed the rail funding bailout bill, SB 4, after completing legal and policy reviews of the measure over the weekend. Background images courtesy: http://www.honolulutransit.org/ ; Maui Now graphics. The bill extends Oʻahu's …

Honolulu rail costs likely to cost US$10b plus

Hawaii governor signs rail funding bill into law
Hawaii governor signs rail funding bill into law

FILE – In this Aug. 2, 2017, file photo, Hawaii Gov. David Ige talks at a groundbreaking ceremony for Hawaii's first public hydrogen fueling station in Honolulu. U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa of Hawaii plans to … more. Photo: Cathy Bussewitz, AP. Image … . HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Rep Colleen Hanabusa's plans to challenge Gov. David Ige in the Hawaii gubernatorial race (all times local):. 6 p.m.. Former Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie says a Democrat attempting to unseat a Democrat governor

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Senate Bill 4 garnered a great deal of opposition from neighbor islands, where the plan to increase the hotel room tax state-wide did not sit well. (BIVN) – Governor David Ige issued a media advisory on Tuesday, alerting the public …


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