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Can honey bees save the state budget? Tax exemptions eyed

Faced with a $2.6 billion operating budget deficit, Gov. Chris Gregoire says just about everything is being considered. Read more

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New Hawaii petroleum tax

Looking for money to finance renewable energy and food security, state lawmakers have agreed to increase a per barrel tax on petroleum products sold by distributors, which could cost consumers a few cents more per gallon of gasoline but eventually … Continue reading

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New Tax Incentives in the U.S. For Beekeepers is Good for Orchards

The senate almost unanimously passed a bill making it cheaper for honey beekeepers to operate. This is good news for local orchards. Read more

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Beekeepers angry at ATO ruling in Australia

Beekeepers are outraged at a draft ruling from the Australian Tax Office that describes bees as livestock. Read more

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