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The Abercrombie Administration submitted its budget this afternoon with a renewed commitment to providing a secure and promising future for Hawai'i. The balanced budget seeks to achieve a healthy surplus, incorporates savings achieved through solid fiscal management, funds high-priority programs, and does not rely upon any tax increases.

Governor submits fiscal year 2012–2013 budget, says no tax increases

The Abercrombie Administration submitted its budget this afternoon with a renewed commitment to providing a secure and promising future for Hawai’i. The balanced budget seeks to achieve a healthy surplus, incorporates savings achieved through solid fiscal management, funds high-priority programs, and does not rely upon any tax increases.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie today told lawmakers and key members of his Administration that the state closed a $214 million deficit for fiscal year 2011 and is doing what is needed for the years ahead to reorganize government and rebuild Hawai'i’s economy.

Gov Abercromie’s status report on his New Day Plan

Governor Neil Abercrombie today told lawmakers and key members of his Administration that the state closed a $214 million deficit for fiscal year 2011 and is doing what is needed for the years ahead to reorganize government and rebuild Hawai’i’s economy.

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With no signs of a resolution to the national debt crisis, Governor Neil Abercrombie has taken steps to ensure that the State of Hawai'i is prepared.  

Knowing that Congress has five days left to raise the debt ceiling and given the uncertainties if a solution is not found, Governor Abercrombie convened members of his cabinet and the state’s financial leaders to prepare for various scenarios.

State prepares for possible national default in five days

With no signs of a resolution to the national debt crisis, Governor Neil Abercrombie has taken steps to ensure that the State of Hawai’i is prepared. Knowing that Congress has five days left to raise the debt ceiling and given the uncertainties if a solution is not found, Governor Abercrombie convened members of his cabinet […]

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Governor Abercrombie has enacted 221 bills so far. The deadline for Governor Abercrombie to sign or veto bills passed in the last legislative session is tomorrow, July 12, 2011. New law puts Board of Education oversight on bullying, cyberbullying, or harassment problems in schools.

Governor Abercrombie signs more bills into law

Governor Abercrombie has enacted 221 bills so far. The deadline for Governor Abercrombie to sign or veto bills passed in the last legislative session is tomorrow, July 12, 2011. New law puts Board of Education oversight on bullying, cyberbullying, or harassment problems in schools.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie today notified the State Legislature of his intent to veto measures in which he finds either policy disagreement, issues with the details of the legislation, and/or unfunded mandates.

Abercrombie notifies legislature of intent to veto 23 bills

Governor Neil Abercrombie today notified the State Legislature of his intent to veto measures in which he finds either policy disagreement, issues with the details of the legislation, and/or unfunded mandates.

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overnor Neil Abercrombie today announced the following appointments to the Abercrombie Administration:

Michelle Kauhane as Deputy to the Chairman of the Hawaiian Homes Commission
Jan Gouveia as Deputy Director of the Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS)

Governor appoints deputy directors to DHHL, DAGS

overnor Neil Abercrombie today announced the following appointments to the Abercrombie Administration: Michelle Kauhane as Deputy to the Chairman of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Jan Gouveia as Deputy Director of the Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS)

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Governor Neil Abercrombie signed House Bill 1038 which raises the retirement age for certain new employees to 60 years-old and most others to 65 years-old. The number of years to be 'vested' rises from five to 10 years. A dozen other bills were also signed into law by Abercrombie.

Governor raises retirement age to deal with dwindling pension fund

Governor Neil Abercrombie signed House Bill 1038 which raises the retirement age for certain new employees to 60 years-old and most others to 65 years-old. The number of years to be ‘vested’ rises from five to 10 years. A dozen other bills were also signed into law by Abercrombie.

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Reiterating his commitment to end homelessness in Hawai'i, Governor Neil Abercrombie and his Coordinator on Homelessness Marc Alexander today announced a new initiative for people who want to offer assistance to individuals who may be without shelter.

Gov Abercrombie announces new plan to help the homeless

Reiterating his commitment to end homelessness in Hawai’i, Governor Neil Abercrombie and his Coordinator on Homelessness Marc Alexander today announced a new initiative for people who want to offer assistance to individuals who may be without shelter.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced that applications are being accepted for service on the numerous boards and commissions – including the Board of Education – via his website, http://hawaii.gov/gov

Governor seeking applicants to boards and commissions

Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced that applications are being accepted for service on the numerous boards and commissions – including the Board of Education – via his website, http://hawaii.gov/gov

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