Category Archives: Local NH Politics

NH House Rep. Sponsors Constitutional Amendment to Guarantee “Community Rights”

Newmarket, NH Democrat Ellen Read has proposed we add a ‘Community Rights Amendment’ to the New Hampshire State Constitution. What is that, you ask? According to its proponents it, “…would guarantee local communities the authority to protect the health, safety, and welfare of … Continue reading

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Keene “Sanctuary City” Resolution Hearing – Full Video

On Thursday evening, a very large crowd turned out to speak to the city council’s FOP committee on a proposed resolution to make Keene a “sanctuary city”. I’m happy to say that not a single police state xenophobe spoke during the hearing. … Continue reading

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The Saga of School Board Member Nancy Tessier – Messier and Messier

You have to admire the Manchester paper for helping out a friend on the city’s school committee. Here is the title of a “news” story they wrote: Paul Feely’s City Hall: Did school board member violate confidentiality? The issue isn’t, did … Continue reading

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Rich Girard: Breaking the rules, and getting away with it

On Monday, September 25th, the Manchester Board of School Committee did two things that actually made my jaw drop. As you may know, at-Large board member Nancy Tessier violated policies of the school board, provisions of the city charter and … Continue reading

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Update: Proposed NH Medicaid Rule Regarding Coverage for “Gender Reassignment”

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services had its public hearing on September 13 about its proposed rule change to let Medicaid dollars pay for “gender reassignment” surgery. Thanks to all of you who contacted DHHS with your … Continue reading

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Caucus Dates Should Jasper Be Confirmed As Ag Commissioner

Should Speaker Jasper be confirmed to the office of Commissioner of Agriculture, the following schedule will apply: House Democrats will caucus on Wednesday, November 29 at 10 a.m. in Representatives Hall. House Republicans will caucus on Wednesday, November 29 at … Continue reading

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Nashua Alderman Vote Unanimously to Spend Other People’s Money

A Rhode Island Company has convinced the city of Nashua to spend your money. According to NHPR’s incorrectly named article “Nashua Alderman Unanimously Approve Commuter Rail Memorandum,” The Tuesday night unanimous approval of the memorandum of understanding means the city can begin work … Continue reading

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