USA, Hawaii: Governor Abercrombie Calls for Marriage Equality Special Session

Written by scott on September 10th, 2013

Hawaii Governor Neil AbercrombieHawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie is calling for a special session of the Hawaii legislature to pass the marriage equality bill.

Maui Now reports:

Governor Neil Abercrombie called for a special session to begin Oct. 28 to address the issue of marriage equity. The announcement was made during a news conference that was streamed live on the governor’s website this afternoon. “The reason for the session taking place prior to the opening of the regular session next year is that there are serious, deep, and wide ranging consequences, particularly in regard to tax law that have to be in effect by Dec. 31, if they are to be taken full advantage of, presuming that the bill has enough votes for passage,” said Gov. Abercrombie.

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