Hawaii Governor David Ige proposes $285 million in cuts to public employee costs and benefits over the next two years.
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|Ige says ‘labor savings’ are still needed, proposes cuts to pay, benefits
The governor’s latest financial plan calls for $285 million in cuts to public employee costs over 2 years. Ige declined to say exactly what he has proposed during the ongoing negotiations with the public worker unions, but the Hawaii State Teachers Association notified its members this week the administration has proposed reductions in pay and benefits to save the state money. Civil Beat. KHON2. KITV4. Big Island Now. Big Island Video News.
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