Daily Archives: December 24, 2017

SB466, Another Partisan Attack on New Hampshire’s Commissioner of Education?

New Hampshire’s Senate Democrats filed legislation to limit the activities of the Commissioner of Education.  SB466 says; “during their term of appointment, a commissioner may not hold or campaign for elective office, serve as the officer of a political party or … Continue reading

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Virginia taking steps to join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — A program that reduces power plant emissions in the Northeast is being eyed by states looking to take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative includes nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states. It has … Continue reading

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Wilton Warrant Article Would Ban Pipelines Forever

Chris Balch of Wilton has submitted a petition warrant article to the town for consideration at Town Meeting in March. The main point of the article: Wilton opposes natural gas pipeline construction or expansion by any company. The warrant calls … Continue reading

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5,000 Of The Army’s Slick New Sig Sauer Handguns Up For Commercial Sale

Sig Sauer, the maker of the 9mm P320 semi-automatic pistol that the Army recently contracted as the brand-new M17 Modular Handgun System, is looking to spread some of that mil-spec love to civilians by making a handful of those new military-grade sidearms … Continue reading

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New Bill Would Add More Oversight for Homeschool Students

A new bill would increase the level of oversight over homeschool students in the state. Each year, homeschool students in New Hampshire are required to demonstrate their educational progress. They can do that in a lot of different ways, including … Continue reading

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Unintentional injuries now third highest cause, due to drug epidemic

A 21 percent rise in drug overdose deaths last year made unintentional injuries the third-leading cause of death in the country, according to data set for release Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Accidental injuries now … Continue reading

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