Daily Archives: November 26, 2017

First turnpike toll hike in 10 years proposed

CONCORD – A proposed 50 percent increase in turnpike tolls – the first systemwide hike in 10 years – would speed up existing reconstruction projects on Interstate 293 in Manchester, in Concord and on the Seacoast; fund new projects; and eliminate … Continue reading

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Bitcoin: Draper predicts by 2022, fiat use will be laughed at in Starbucks

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Albany NH residents to see 47% school tax jump

ALBANY — Albany residents were taken aback last week to learn that the school portion of their tax bills has jumped more than 45 percent over the previous year. The increase drew a crowd to the Albany School Board meeting … Continue reading

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See which Manchester Reps didn’t sign sex harassment policy

MANCHESTER, NH – Ten Manchester state legislators are among those who have not yet signed a form acknowledging they’ve read the official Statehouse 2016  sexual harassment policy, according to an NHPR report. The nine-page form, which defines sexual harassment as unwelcome sexual advances, … Continue reading

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NH LSRs rated by sponsor ratings – Part 3

Batter up!  More LSRs / House Bills.  As before, I’m bolding the ones that I’ll be looking at.  As before, if you, dear readers and commenters, have a bit of time and interest, pick one or two (or more, there’s … Continue reading

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Because Dancing Leads to Intercourse

A friend of mine once scribbled idly on a piece of paper (about 30 years ago), “Because Baptists believe intercourse leads to dancing.”  He was joking about how some Baptists believe dancing leads to intercourse. Alcohol increases the risk, and underage drinking is … Continue reading

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No Constitutional Issue With SB 193

In January, the New Hampshire House is expected to vote on Senate Bill 193.  The bill provides that an “eligible student” can receive a grant from the State equal to 95 percent of the per-pupil funding the State provides to … Continue reading

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NH LSRs rated by sponsor ratings – Part 2

Continuing on from Part 1, here is the next tranche of LSRs/House bills submitted to the House of Representatives: Reminder: this list is for purposes of triage – quickly guesstimating which bills are bad or good based on whether their … Continue reading

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