Category Archives: Debt/Spending

A Short History of Entitlement Abuse and Healthcare Deception in New Hampshire

If you’d like to browse through a detailed overview of New Hampshire’s history of entitlement abuse, then I’ve got the article for you. It starts like this. Today, the New Hampshire Senate began a public debate about reauthorizing Obamacare Medicaid expansion. … Continue reading

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Donna Green: My Certified Letter to TRSD Auditor

During tonight’s school board meeting, Chairman Boyle pretended he knew nothing of my complaint to the Timberlane auditors. In fact, every board member knew of my letter to the auditor.  They just chose to do nothing about it and shame on … Continue reading

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New Hampshire lawmakers narrowly reject 2nd effort to have state taxpayers contribute to local pensions

An effort to resurrect a bill that would put the state of New Hampshire on the hook for $171 million in local government employee pension contributions over the next four years was defeated by a single vote in the state’s … Continue reading

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Judge declares plaintiffs in Nashua spending cap suit have no standing

NASHUA — The city’s spending cap violates state law and is unenforceable, according to a judge who has dismissed a lawsuit brought against the city by two former aldermen. Hillsborough County Superior Court Judge Charles Temple ruled Tuesday that because the … Continue reading

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Timberlane Tax: Sandown +10%; Other Towns Catch a Break

Here’s an astonishing political fact.  For three towns in the Timberlane district, the 2018-2019 budget is easily digestible while Sandown is taking an enormous blow.  Whether the towns choose the default budget (near flat-line) or a $1 million higher operating … Continue reading

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Tales from the BudComm, sorta sideways, – Government Worker Pension plan

This snippet from the UL caught my eye as we on the BudComm saw (and heard) that retirement costs are skyrocketing from almost every department head lamenting its impact on their budgets, especially as the State broke its “promise” to help local … Continue reading

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These 21 New Hampshire House Republicans Don’t Just Want an Income Tax, They Saved It.

The Commerce Committee report on HB 628 was inexpedient to Legislate. Kill the bill, they said. We don’t want to add dozens of bureaucrats and a mechanism to tax income in New Hampshire. But the 21 Republicans pictured above voted against the … Continue reading

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