Spurious Quotations (part umpteen)

Today’s spurious quotation comes to us from Republican gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hemingway and state House Rep. Jordan Ulery (R-Hudson), who posted a Facebook meme with a quotation attributed to Thomas Jefferson: “Most bad government has grown out of too much government.” Researchers with the Thomas Jefferson Foundation consulted Jefferson’s archives and declared the quotation “has […]

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Leo W Gerard: The GOP Has Money To Kill

By Leo W Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers Shock and awe describes the budgets issued last week by Republicans in the House and Senate. The shock is that the GOP never stops trying to destroy beloved programs like Medicare. Awe inspiring is their audacity in describing their killing plans as moral. When the House […]

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NH House Budget Committee Attacks State Employees Collective Bargaining Agreement 

SEA/SEIU Local 1984 Statement Following NH House Finance Committee Removing Funding Employees from Budget   The NH House Finance Committee is recklessly and irresponsibly recommending severe budget cuts.  No one and nothing has been spared. Last week they recommended cutting the NH Dept. of Transportation’s budget to the point that our roads will be unsafe; […]

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Happy 5th Birthday, Obamacare!

While conservatives have looked to increasingly desperate ways to tear down the Affordable Care Act — otherwise known as Obamacare — today marks a remarkable progressive achievement. March 23 is the 5-year anniversary of the ACA.

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Commission rejects GOP petition to purge Dover checklists, require voters to re-register in person

Image: Isaac Epstein The New Hampshire ballot law commission has rejected a petition to purge the voter checklist in Dover Wards 1,2,3 and 4 and require voters to re-register in person. The petition drive was led by former councilman and state representative David Scott, who has been pursuing allegations of voter fraud since he lost […]

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After 5 Years Data Shows The ACA Is Working For Granite State Families

On 5th Anniversary of Affordable Care Act, Landmark Health Law is Covering More Families, Lowering Health Care Costs CONCORD, NH – Today marks the fifth anniversary of the landmark health care law, the Affordable Care Act – otherwise known as Obamacare. Statement from Granite State Progress Executive Director Zandra Rice Hawkins: “The Affordable Care Act […]

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Rep Kurk’s Double Speak On The Gas Tax And Fixing Our Roads And Bridges

The State Legislature is quickly trying to wrap up the State’s Budget for the next two years.  Rep Neal Kurk is leading the House Finance Committee and has proposed massive cuts to a variety of state agencies and programs, down shifting costs to local cities and towns. I just wanted to show people how hypocritical Rep […]

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Voter suppression scheme would require voters to re-register in person or be removed from checklist

Image: badsci / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 The latest voter suppression scheme by Republicans involves a little-known provision of state election law that could be invoked to require voters in four Dover voting wards to re-register in person before the next election. Foster’s reports David Scott, a former Dover councilman and Republican state representative, has filed […]

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