Daily Archives: April 11, 2017

Sen. Susan Collins May Leave Senate to Run for Governor of Maine

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said on Tuesday she’s weighing a run for governor and it’s a “hard decision” because it would mean giving up 20 years of seniority earned in the Senate. The Maine Republican was asked on WGAN-AM about … Continue reading

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Vermonters Make Their Meth in Lebanon NH Woods

Two men were arrested Monday after police said they found a “one pot” methamphetamine lab in the woods off Airport Road. Investigators said they were tipped that two people were making meth in the area. Two men, who were staying … Continue reading

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Battle Over Bill Limiting Food Stamp Eligibility Moves To N.H. House

If Sen. Dan Feltes doesn’t like it, it must be a winner! When it comes to Senate Bill 7, which lowers the income threshold for food-stamp  eligibility, among other changes, Democratic state senator Dan Feltes has some choice words:  “One of the … Continue reading

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The Temporary Demise of a UNH Giveaway

Senator Dan Innis (R-UNH) sponsored SB41 to recruit STEM candidates to New Hampshire Schools. As originally written it would have given $5,000.00 in taxpayer debt forgiveness to STEM students for showing up but not graduating or sticking around to thank … Continue reading

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AG: Gatsas Campaign Finance Case Closed

The Attorney General’s office has concluded Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas violated campaign finance law when he ran for governor last year by accepting and spending contributions beyond set limits for the primary cycle. The AG’s office says the case is … Continue reading

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N.H. Supreme Court Upholds Ruling Against Banned Dartmouth Fraternity

The New Hampshire Supreme Court today ruled that members of Alpha Delta, a fraternity banned from Dartmouth College in 2015 for branding new recruits, cannot live in their East Wheelock Street mansion.The court, in a 4-0 decision with one justice … Continue reading

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A Court Case of Huge Importance to School-Choice in New Hampshire

On April 19th, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Pauley, which involves whether the State of Missouri’s use of its Blaine Amendment to deny State funding to the Trinity Lutheran … Continue reading

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Americans for Prosperity Hosts 2nd Annual Pine Tree Riot Commemoration

The commemoration of Pine Tree Riot will be on Wednesday in Weare, New Hampshire. MANCHESTER – Americans for Prosperity – New Hampshire (AFP-NH) will hold its 2nd annual commemoration of the Pine Tree Riot. On April 13-14 of 1772, local … Continue reading

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“Default Judgment: Opening School District Books”

Today’s Union Leader editorial concerns my case. The paper’s editorial board correctly concludes that default budgets should be much more transparent. More… Donna Green |timberlandandsandown Get Your New Media Militia updates on Facebook or Twitter

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Using Right to Know Law in Land Use Regulation Disputes

New Hampshire’s Right-to-Know Law, RSA ch. 91-A (“RTKL”), is a useful tool for compelling public bodies to produce government records.  The information contained in such records can be helpful in understanding government actions. Did you also know that the RTKL … Continue reading

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