Tag Archives: New Hampshire

Study: NH is among best US states to raise a family

MANCHESTER, N.H. —Once again, New Hampshire has been ranked as one of the best states in the nation to raise a family. WalletHub compiled the 2018 rankings based on factors such as family-friendliness and housing affordability. | Keep Reading at … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Fake News Awards

Motivated by this tweet from the President: I will be announcing THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR on Monday at 5:00 o’clock. Subjects will cover Dishonesty & Bad Reporting in various categories from the Fake News … Continue reading

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Town Meeting Time is HERE!

NH has a long-time tradition of late-winter, early-springtime ‘town meetings’ at which spending is decided and local laws are adopted or repealed via warrant articles that are placed on the ballot. On Page 15 of this document, the State of … Continue reading

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Vermont Wants To Crack Down On Bootleggers Bringing Cheaper Liquor From New Hampshire

Prohibition might have been repealed in 1933, but modern-day bootleggers are still sidestepping state liquor laws. Now Vermont officials want heavier penalties for people trafficking booze from neighboring New Hampshire. | Read More at Vermont Public Radio

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New Hampshire individuals, small-business owners see spike in Obamacare premiums

Small-business owners in New Hampshire have seen a spike on the limited options available on the Obamacare exchange, the Union Leader reported. The average rise in premiums for nearly 24,000 on the Obamacare exchange, who do not receive a federal subsidy, … Continue reading

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Trump voters in N.H. see Trump’s flaws — and still support him

MANCHESTER, N.H. — I wasn’t sure what to expect from a focus group of Donald Trump voters in New Hampshire Wednesday night. CBS News had invited me to watch a panel they gathered for a segment to be aired Sunday … Continue reading

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NH tourism officials say both visitors and spending expected to be up 4 percent this winter

BOSTON — New Hampshire tourism officials on Thursday announced that the winter of 2017-2018 is expected to bring four percent increases in both the number of visitors and in spending. Victoria Cimino, director of the NH Division of Travel and … Continue reading

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NH Student Proficiency Continues to Slip in English and Math

The New Hampshire Department of Education released the 2017 Smarter Balanced Assessment results earlier this week. Like many other Common Core (aka College and Career Readiness Standards) states, proficiency scores slipped in English and Math across grades three through eight. Elementary students … Continue reading

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In-State Tuition at N.H.’s Public Universities Remains Highest in Nation

New national data on the price of college shows once again New Hampshire’s public universities have the highest sticker prices for in-state students anywhere in the country. For years, New Hampshire’s public colleges and universities have had among the highest listed … 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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