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MAYOR HANNEMANN APPLAUDS $20 MILLION RAIL APPROPRIATION
Mayor Mufi Hannemann said he is very pleased that the Senate Appropriations Committee voted unanimously today to approve funding measures that include $20 million for
“I’m very grateful to Senator Daniel Inouye for all his hard work to obtain the full amount requested for this project that is so vital to
Upon final approval by the House and Senate, the appropriation will help fund preliminary engineering and other initial work on the project. Construction on the main 20-mile segment from Kapolei to Ala Moana is expected to being next year, and a spur to
“Today’s vote further validated what we have said all along: there is strong federal support for this project, and we are on track to begin construction next year,” Mayor Hannemann said.
Contact: Bill Brennan, 527-6928
|Friday, July 11, 2008|