Category Archives: Economy/Economics

Josiah Bartlett: SB 193’s Expected Impact on NH School Districts

If the Education Savings Account (ESA) program proposed in Senate Bill 193 becomes law, school district operating budgets can be expected to decline on average by a mere 0.14 percent in the program’s first year, leaving districts with 99.86 percent … Continue reading

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Black Trump Voters Vindicated As Black Unemployment Falls To Lowest Level Ever

Do you remember when candidate Trump was courting black voters and asked “What the hell do you have to lose?” during a campaign rally? The line caused some buzz and Trump went on to repeat it. Trump received 8% of the black … Continue reading

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Gov. Sununu Signals Opposition To Offshore Oil Drilling In North Atlantic

Governor Chris Sununu says he opposes oil drilling off New Hampshire’s coast, as the federal government proposes opening the North Atlantic region and much of the nation’s coastline to oil and gas production. | Keep Reading at NHPR

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More Businesses Raise Wages, Give Bonuses in Wake of Tax Cuts

More businesses are announcing bonuses, higher minimum wages, and new benefits for employees after passage by Congress of Republicans’ tax reform bill.  | The Daily Signal

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NH Senate votes to eliminate paper paycheck requirement

Senate Bill 84 started out as simply enabling workers’ compensation payments to be made by direct deposit, but the Senate Commerce Committee tacked on an amendment deleting the requirement that employers paying employees electronically must offer a paycheck alternative if … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood Net Revenue from 2017 Report – $1,459,600,000 (That’s $1.46 Billion)

The only thing that triggers Democrats more saying “Trump” is suggesting that they shouldn’t be taking money from you and giving it to Planned Parenthood. They’re apoplectic at the thought. Some Neo-Feminists will sit and knit if you put Trump them in … Continue reading

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Keene Recognized as Top Bitcoin City by FoodTruckOperator.com

In the summer of 2016, Isabelle Rose launched her Keene, NH food truck, “Bon Vivant Gourmet Street Foods”, serving delicious Vietnamese food. From the beginning she was accepting Bitcoin! Though she’s closed for the winter and planning to open a sit-down … Continue reading

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