Category Archives: Budgets

Still a boondoggle: Sununu flip-flops on commuter rail

As an executive councilor, Chris Sununu called the Capitol Corridor project a boondoggle, and voted against a $4 million “study” that would pay for initial design work and financial planning for extending commuter rail from Nashua to Concord. As governor, … Continue reading

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Keene State College Enrollment Problem Solved?

Keene State College has been running deficits. Budget cuts are an annual feature as enrollment declines. But the State University System is coming to the rescue. | Keep Reading at

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Tales from the BudComm – that single word is exploitable.

There are a number of issues with this word, contract, and how it plays into not only the Default Budget (which, in SB2 governed towns, it is the budget that gets put into place if the PROPOSED budget is shot … Continue reading

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Tales from the BudComm – differing standards

Well, the last night of the (Gilford) Budget Season was last Thursday nite. A long nite – from 6:30pm and I didn’t get home until after midnight.  Did we get all of the surface analysis done and talked to all … Continue reading

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The Timberlane Teachers’ Union Cares

School Board members arrived at their seats on Dec. 21 to find a letter from the Timberlane Teachers Association on top of their agenda material. To my knowledge, this has not been previously published.  I obtained it a few days … Continue reading

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Goffstown School Board to return $9.1m surplus to town

GOFFSTOWN — Millions of dollars wrongly kept on the school district’s books won’t be used to help fund any proposed warrant articles, school board members decided. | Keep Reading at New

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Shaheen, Hassan Won’t Hold Up Budget for DACA

Both New Hampshire’s U.S. senators said Monday they will not hold up a budget deal as leverage for immigration reform. President Donald Trump ended the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program – or DACA – last year.  The program protected … Continue reading

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