The “battered” state budget will dominate the legislative agenda.
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|The Hawai‘i Legislature is back in session
The House and Senate convene today for the 31st session, but without the usual entertainment, speeches and food. The public won’t be allowed in the Capitol building but can watch the proceedings via YouTube and ‘Olelo television. KITV4. Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
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