Town Square - Tax Fairness for Hawaii's struggling families

Jan 9, 2014

Back in November the Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice released a report on tax fairness for the Hawaii's low and moderate income families. The report was prepared for Hawaii's lawmakers, and with the opening of the legislation session next week, The center's suggested public policy strategies will be tested. What happens could change the lives of some of Hawaii's struggling families. Tonight on Town Square we'll consider some of the center's strategies. Around the table, Colin Kippen Hawaii State Homelessness Coordinator, Hawaii Appleseed Center's Executive Director Victor Geminiani, and economist Christopher Grandy, Director and Associate Professor of the Public Administration Program at UH Manoa. Although tonight Christopher will speaking only as an individual.