2019 CAUCUS PACKAGE
Incentivizing local mainland college graduates to return to Hawai'i by establishing a qualified returning resident down payment program funded by revenues collected from real estate investment trusts.
Requiring developers to turn rent into equity for Hawai'i's families by requiring certain housing projects to share profits with rental tenants upon sale of the property.
Expanding Funding for DOE to fund vocational, technical and career pathway classes for public school students and to cover student costs associated with career and technical education classes.
Redirecting funds for Art in Public Places to Student Art Programs by dedicating one-half of one per cent of all state fund appropriations for capital improvements designated for the construction or renovation of state buildings to student art programs within the Department of Education.
Providing matching funds for physician residency programs in Hawaii; provided that the funds are matched dollar-for-dollar by private sector medical hospitals and institutions.
Eliminating the General Excise Tax on Food, Medical Services, and Feminine Hygiene Products