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Money & Influence 04.21.2020

The Honolulu Salary Commission voted unanimously to recommend no salary raises for elected and appointed city officials.

This controversial meeting was held on Thursday without oral testimony. In light of the economic crisis facing the city and the state due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with many furloughed or laid off, several elected officials and citizens objected to the nearly across-the-board 3% pay raises, with many of the listed officials already making well over $100,000.

Ethics 04.15.2020

Letter: April 16, 2020 Salary Commission Agenda

Common Cause Hawaii is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. Transparency in government is key to a healthy and strong democracy. Common Cause Hawaii provides the below comments regarding the April 16, 2020 Salary Commission Agenda.

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