LIHUE — The Hawaii Supreme Court on Friday invalidated a ballot question asking voters if they want to amend the Hawaii Constitution to allow the state to tax property in support of public education.
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Any information as to why the $1,000,000 language was removed from the amendment? Whose idea was that and how did it come about? That would be an interesting follow up story. Seems like that was what sank the ship.
The Legislature has no common sense, thank God the court does. Teachers deserve good pay, but it needs to come from tax money that is already collected that EVERYBODY contributes to. The state needs to do a better job of allocating tax money and stop paying legislators’ family and friends kickbacks. Hawaii already has more than enough tax revenue to built a bridge to Mars.