Daily Archives: April 4, 2017

NH House committee Kills Plan To ratify Snowstorm-Delayed Election Results

Following about five hours of testimony, the House Election Law Committee voted 10-10 on the Jasper plan. The tie vote killed the speaker’s amendment, leaving 73 towns on their own to address potential legal problems resulting from their decisions to … Continue reading

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Follow the Family Planning Money in the NH State Budget

Here’s a picture of page 1191 from the report prepared by the Office of Legislative Budget Assistant, comparing New Hampshire budget family planning allocations from fiscal years 2016 through 2019. This looks at past spending, plus projections for the next … Continue reading

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NH Women’s Foundation insults women’s intelligence on ‘Equal Pay Day’

Today is “Equal Pay Day,” the day where Democrats like to demean women across the country by telling them they aren’t worth as much as their male counterparts in the workforce. It occurs every year and every year it’s the … Continue reading

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Kellyanne Conway to Keynote NH-GOP Fundraiser

NASHUA — White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway will serve as the keynote speaker for a major fund-raiser for the New Hampshire Republican State Committee in Nashua, GOP officials confirmed Tuesday. Conway served as President Donald Trump’s campaign manager and throughout … Continue reading

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Rich Girard Explains Education Freedom Savings Account legislation (SB193)

If you need to know how to respond to the hysterical opposition listen to this. [Rich] explains the bill (Sb193) to the listeners and points out why he thinks the Manchester Board of School Committee erred in their decision to approve … Continue reading

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Budget Proposal Would Send Renewable Energy Fund Money Back to Ratepayers

The NH House will be voting on cutting back on renewable energy and perhaps energy efficiency on Wednesday, but most lawmakers probably wouldn’t know it. That’s because the two small energy clauses are tucked into the 45,000-word House Bill 2, … Continue reading

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Joe Biden Returns to New Hampshire

A little over a week ago, former vice president Joe Biden said he regretted not running for president in 2016. But later this month Biden will return to New Hampshire, the state expected to hold the first presidential primary in … Continue reading

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NH Has Some of the Best Spring Skiing In Years

The snow totals so far this year, even before Tuesday’s storms, are impressive.Cannon Mountain received 234 inches of snow this winter, as of Monday, while Wildcat clocked up 225 inches and Waterville Valley had counted 195 inches. Ski area operators … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Cops Call in SWAT on Military Vet Paying Ticket in Pennies

New Hampshire cops accompanied by a member of the SWAT team escorted a Marine Corps veteran out of city hall last Monday after he attempted to pay a parking ticket with pennies. Manchester police not only violated the Coinage Act of … Continue reading

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