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Granite State Rumblings: Building A New Hampshire Budget And Looking Deeper At Proposed Cuts

Last week we took a look at the federal budget process. This week let’s look at the state process. The NH State Budget Process The budget process is the arena in which public priorities are articulated and debated and ultimately where important choices are made by your elected officials. The budget process is a balancing […]

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FACT CHECK: Senate GOP’s False Excuses for Voting to Kill Bill to Ensure Balanced FY 2015

Concord, N.H. – After voting to kill SB 233, a fiscally responsible bill to help ensure the state ends FY 2015 with a balanced budget, Jeanie Forrester and Chuck Morse issued false statements underscoring that they’ve lost all credibility when it comes to fiscal responsibility. See below for a complete fact check of the false […]

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Is The NH Legislature Listening To Voters’ Anger When It Comes To Money In Politics?

By Paul Brochu and  Liz Iacobucci “It’s almost impossible to exaggerate how angry, frustrated and even disgusted people are with the flood of money” into political campaigns. That’s what Joe Magruder told the state Legislature last week, during hearings about Citizens United. Joe spent more than three decades covering New Hampshire for the Associated Press. […]

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Governor Hassan Shows Support For Two Key Labor Issues In State Of The State Address

On Thursday Governor Hassan gave her first State of the State address to a join session of the Legislature.   You can see the entire speech here on WMUR.  The full speech covered everything from the increase in home prices to current hot button issues like expanded Medicaid and casino gambling.   While these are important topics […]

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Manchester Newspaper Guild Plans Informational Picket To Protest Horrendous Contract Offer

NHLN Fans, the Manchester Newspaper Guild needs our help.  We need people to stand with the MNG and show our solidarity against the NH Union Leader and their horrendous contract proposals including an 18% pay reduction among other things.   Details below in the Press Release from the MNG. Manchester Newspaper Guild Plans Informational Picket […]

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Manchester Newspaper Guild Plans Informational Picket To Protest Horrendous Contract Offer

NHLN Fans, the Manchester Newspaper Guild needs our help.  We need people to stand with the MNG and show our solidarity against the NH Union Leader and their horrendous contract proposals including an 18% pay reduction among other things.   Details below in the Press Release from the MNG. Manchester Newspaper Guild Plans Informational Picket […]

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Guest Column: Not All Teachers Are Supportive Of The New Common Core Standards In NH

Editor’s Note: The Common Core has been discussed at great length by many different people.  Everyone has their own opinion on the new CCSS.  The NHLN has taken the position that CCSS is good but not without faults.  L Graykin submitted this Op/Ed to the NHLN as a way to show that not all teachers […]

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Gorham Paper and Tissue Announce Layoffs

  Yesterday news agencies throughout the state announced that Gorham Paper and Tissue would be ‘restructuring’ and are being forced to lay off workers. NHPR reports: “Gorham Paper and Tissue, the town’s largest employer, is temporarily cutting back operations, a move that will lead to 20 to 50 employees losing their jobs. The company says […]

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