Governor’s Pro Bowl comments: Fact or fiction?

Gov. Neil Abercrombie says Hawai‘i needs to get its priorities in order.

At a Thursday press conference, the governor took aim at state support for the Pro Bowl.

“You can’t do things like give $4 million bucks to a $9 billion football industry and not give any money to children,” Abercrombie said “That’s the kind of decision we’ve got to make … they come and ask us to bribe them for $4 million to have a scrimmage in paradise. We need to get our values and priorities straight.”

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