Category Archives: taxes

Your Town Government – Are You Paying Attention?

The presidential election is over but people are still too busy fretting and fighting over it to notice anything else it seems. CNHT heard little about town meeting outcomes this year. Where is everyone? A man who once came to … Continue reading

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Manchester Overrides Tax Cap Again

Tempers flared, recriminations reverberated, spinsters spun, playgrounds were threatened and vetoes flew and were overridden as Manchester’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen settled the city’s spending plan for the coming fiscal year a mere two hours before the budget proposed … Continue reading

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Dominating the Political Bandwidth In New Hampshire.

Here are a few links to my most recent contributions to New Hampshire’s leading Conservative Blog site. STATE SENATOR ANDY SANBORN ANNOUNCES RUN FOR CONGRESS Volinsky’s Rules … Triggered Professor Quits Over Campus Carry Law Laconia Prepared to sell Land … Continue reading

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How taxes rise while enrollment drops in N.H. school districts

No one in this article blames unrealistic union contracts, salaries, benefits, administrative costs, …and whose fault are they? “The state’s process for funding public education puts school systems and property owners in adversarial roles,” Mark MacLean, the superintendent for SAU … Continue reading

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SNAP! – Cook County Exempts Food Stamps From Soda Tax

Cook County in Illinois, home to Chicago, has decided that its soda tax will not apply to food stamps. Purchases made with food stamps cannot have state and local taxes tacked onto them, according to federal law. Cook County tried … Continue reading

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Timberlane Taxes to Skyrocket

Timberlane School District residents will be asked to pay 8.9% more in taxes this November. As usual, Sandown and Danville will be slammed hardest. Also, as usual, the news was disguised. The administration reported at the June 1 school board … Continue reading

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Did Democrats Finally Ruin Connecticut?

The government can do nothing without first taking property from someone else. How much government should do cannot be separated from the problem of how much government must take. Who gets to decide what and “how much” is at the … Continue reading

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