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Topic - Joseph Souki
Hawaii House Speaker Joseph Souki on Thursday formally reprimanded a House lawmaker for her conduct during public hearings and threatened her committee assignments.
Hawaii House Speaker Joseph Souki started the 2014 legislative session Wednesday by calling for lawmakers to remove a cap on how much counties can share in the state's hotel room taxes, a move that would be welcomed by local mayors on the islands.
"Because of you, this was not only a productive session but a biennium marked by significant accomplishments," Souki said.
"I believe this matter can be taken up next session after we have had a chance to discuss the details with the governor's office and had the opportunity to vet the arrangement," Souki said.