minimum wage

INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI
Minimum Wage Legislation

 

After failing to raise Hawaiʻi’s minimum wage last year, State lawmakers are trying again with a reworked bill. Critics say it still falls far short of a so-called living wage in these expensive Islands. What should the minimum wage be? And if a bill does pass, how will it affect small business employers who also struggle to make ends meet? Join the discussion on Minimum Wage Legislation on INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI. You can phone in or leave us a comment on Facebook or Twitter.

 

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INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I
2019 Legislative Wrap-up

 

State lawmakers went into this year’s legislative session with bills regarding prison reform, loosening marijuana laws, raising the minimum wage, plastic waste, disaster relief, more money for schools and resolving water rights issues across the state. What were the successes and failures? And what else should have been talked about?

 

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