Political Radar


January 15th, 2014

State House Speaker Joseph Souki has dropped his call for an income tax cut.

The Maui Democrat had said last year that a 2009 income tax increase on the wealthy should end early.

But now Souki says the state should simply let the tax increase -- which was approved to help the state get through the recession -- expire as scheduled at the end of 2015.

The tax increase pushed Hawaii's highest tax rate to 11 percent, among the highest in the nation.

One Response to “Dropped”

  1. Especially Incognito:

    Souki is a DINO and having the support of the republican party.
    He should switch sides and next election run as a republican, tea bagger.

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