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Governor Lets Tech Credit Cuts Become Law

Governor Lets Tech Credit Cuts Become Law

Today was the last day Gov. Linda Lingle could veto bills from the 2009 legislative session. And while she didn’t sign SB199, she didn’t veto it, either. So, despite the extensive lobbying efforts by the local technology and business community, and despite the fact that she listed it as a...

Act 221 on the Brink

Act 221 on the Brink

Act 221 is on the brink of being gutted. A bill that would hack out the heart of tax credits aimed at building and sustaining a high tech industry in Hawaii is expected to come to a floor vote tomorrow. Hawaii’s technology tax credits, generally referred to collectively as Act...

Rally to Support Act 221

Rally to Support Act 221

A cross section of Hawaii’s tech sector — ranging from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists to business leaders and everyday geeks — will present a united front at tomorrow’s opening day at the Hawaii State Legislature. Spearheaded by Bill Spencer of the Hawaii Venture Capital Association, the group will amass at...