Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: House Appropriations Committee Approves $250 Million for Honolulu Rapid Transit Project

June 27, 2013
Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today released the following statement regarding the House and Senate Appropriations Committees joint approval of $250 million in funding for the Honolulu Authority For Rapid Transportation (HART). Funds were approved in both Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations bills.

“This significant funding announcement of $250 million for the Honolulu rapid transit project will move this initiative forward and will serve as a boost to our state’s economy,” said Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard. “As I continue to push for balanced solutions to our budget and deficit challenges, I am encouraged by the strong federal support for Honolulu’s much-needed infrastructure improvements.”

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