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Posted on Sep 5, 2017 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases


Bill signing — SB 4  Authorizes a county that has adopted a surcharge on state tax to extend the surcharge to 12/31/2030.  Authorizes a county to adopt a surcharge on state tax before 3/31/2018, under certain conditions. Decreases from 10 to 1 percent the surcharge gross proceeds retained by the state. Allows the director of finance to pay revenue derived from the county surcharge under certain conditions. Clarifies uses of surcharge revenues. Establishes a mass transit…(see bill for full description.)


  • Governor David Ige
  • Doug Chin, attorney general
  • Wes Machida, director, Budget and Finance                         

WHEN: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.    

WHERE: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room

This event will be streamed LIVE through Facebook Live at


Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

[email protected]


Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

[email protected]