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N.H. Center for Public Policy to Shut Its Doors

The New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies announced on Friday that it is closing its doors after 22 years, citing a lack of funding. The Concord-based non-profit produced in-depth reports on a wide range of issues impacting life in … Continue reading

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N.H. Business Tax Rates Will Decrease In 2018

The new year means New Hampshire businesses will pay lower taxes. Two key state business taxes were first reduced in 2016, the result of a compromise between then Governor Hassan and Republican lawmakers. The deal allowed for further tax cuts … Continue reading

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WMUR and NHPR Blackout Democrat State Representative’s Assault of Woman Participating in Recount

WMUR and NHPR initially ignored the story.  After numerous tweets about it from the official twitter account of the New Hampshire GOP and from various conservative activists -including tweets noting the mainstream media blackout- NHPR finally ran a very brief … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Settles Lawsuit With Former ‘Whistleblower’ Police Officer

A former Portsmouth police officer and the city of Portsmouth have agreed to settle a lawsuit regarding an alleged violation of whistleblower rights. In 2014, Portsmouth police officer Jon Connors gave an interview to the Portsmouth Herald.  | Keep Reading … Continue reading

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Report That Declares Huge “Rise” in Hate Crimes in NH Leaves A lot of Details Out.

New Hampshire Public Radio reported a surge in the number of hate crimes in New Hampshire for 2016. In sounding the alarm, they quote lower figures for previous years and link to a statement by the Anti-Defamation League not just … Continue reading

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In 10 N.H. Cities, Voters Send Mixed Signals on Keno

Rochester appears to be the community most divided over whether to allow Keno within city limits – the game passed there by a mere one vote, according to results from the local clerk’s office as of late Tuesday night. Otherwise, … Continue reading

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Nashua Telegraph Cited with $9,000 in Wage Violations

The Telegraph in Nashua has been cited for wage violations by the state’s Labor Department. The newspaper was cited for failing to pay employees the full wages for the hours they worked, based on a rounding system in the company’s … Continue reading

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