Grassroot Institute Legislative Update--Week of February 8, 2016
From Grassroot Institute, February 12, 2016
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Relating to Civil Asset Forfeiture -- The Grassroot Institute weighed in on bill HB1559, which would prohibit the taking of property through civil asset forfeiture without a conviction.
Increasing the General Excise Tax 1% for Education -- Should the GET be raised from 4% to 5%? Grassroot offered comments about SB2599 at the legislature.
Increasing the General Excise Tax 0.5% for Long-Term Care -- The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii offered its comments on SB2478, which would add another increase to the GET.