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Yago announces mayoral run

Hanamaulu resident Clint Yago Sr. has filed papers to run for mayor of Kauai. For the past 38 years, Yago said he has worked in construction. He graduated with a certificate in carpentry from KauaiCommunity College.

Committee passes pesticide bill

The state House Finance Committee passed a bill Wednesday that includes an amendment that would prohibit the use of chlorpyrifos beginning Jan. 1, 2019, but provides an exemption for farmers for a three-year period if they provide public disclosure.

Committee OKs tobacco tax increase

The House Health & Human Services committee on Tuesday passed Senate Bill 2843 SD1 with amendments to increase the annual license fee for tobacco wholesalers and dealers from $2.50 peryear to $500 per year.

Term limit amendment to be voted on

Some key issues will be considered by the Kauai County Council Wednesday. A resolution charter amendment, if passed, would give Kauai voters the opportunity to vote on ending term limits for County Council members, who are currently limited to four, two-year terms.

State budget approved

The House of Representatives unanimously approved the State budget yesterday, which appropriates funds for operating government and capital improvement projects for fiscal years 2018 and 2019.