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STAR-ADVERTISER: MAYOR PROPOSES LARGER SHARE OF RAIL TAX FOR STATE

If state lawmakers will agree to extend the half-percent excise tax surcharge on Oahu to provide desperately needed funding for the city’s rail project, the city would be willing to share the tax revenues from that surcharge with the state, according to a pitch made Tuesday by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and City Council Chairman Ron Menor. Click here to read the full article.