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Not One A+ for the New Hampshire Republican Majority Senate in 2018

by Steve MacDonald July 8, 2018

A Senate is typically the single biggest barrier to prosperity in government. State Senators are few in number, lobbied heavily, prone to moderate their positions and easily influenced by donors. So when I reviewed AFP New Hampshire’s 2018 Legislative Scorecard and found no A+ grades and only two A’s in a Republican majority State Senate, I was […]

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Seven New Hampshire House Republicans Try To Silence Political Speech They Don’t Like

by Steve MacDonald June 27, 2018

American’s for Prosperity in New Hampshire has been doing some issues advocacy. Alerting the residents of seven House Districts held by sitting (r)epublicans that their elected officials opposed Right to Work. The seven “Republican” House Reps are mad at AFP for daring to let voters, who might not otherwise notice, know how they voted. So […]

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New Hampshire’s “Crumbs” – Federal Tax Reform Produces “Abnormal Rise” in Business Tax Revenue

by Steve MacDonald May 12, 2018

This week the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute (NHFPI) issued some analysis on the “abnormal rise” in New Hampshire Business tax revenue. Their conclusion? It is likely due to Federal Tax Reform. As of the end of April, the BPT and BET together are about $90.8 million (16.9 percent) above plan for the year, and […]

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Massive ObamaCare Rate Increase for 2017

by Steve MacDonald October 25, 2016

For Immediate Release – October 25, 2016 Contact: Greg Moore (603) 303-9297 Americans for Prosperity Comments on Massive ObamaCare Rate Increases for 2017 MANCHESTER – Americans for Prosperity – New Hampshire (AFP-NH) offered the following comments in response to news that ObamaCare rates for 2017 will include massive hikes. “Earlier this year, AFP-NH raised the […]

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Americans for Prosperity Notes September Business Tax Revenue Continues Major Spike After Business Tax Cuts

by Steve MacDonald October 6, 2016

For Immediate Release – October 5, 2016 Contact: Greg Moore (603) 303-9297 Americans for Prosperity Notes September Business Tax Revenue Continues Major Spike After Business Tax Cuts MANCHESTER – Americans for Prosperity – New Hampshire (AFP-NH) pointed to today’s release of September state tax revenue as ongoing evidence of the success of business tax relief […]

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ObamaCare Medicaid Expansion Reduces Work Participation Among Healthy, Childless Adults

by Steve MacDonald September 8, 2016
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For Immediate Release – September 8, 2016 Contact: Greg Moore (603) 303-9297 Americans for Prosperity Cites Shocking Report that Shows ObamaCare Medicaid Expansion Reduces Work Participation Among Healthy, Childless Adults   MANCHESTER – Americans for Prosperity – New Hampshire (AFP-NH) today cited a newly released Georgetown University study that shows that ObamaCare Medicaid expansion undermines work participation […]

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Scoring Legislators, Improving State Economies

by Steve MacDonald August 17, 2016
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Greg Moore guest hosts as we discuss AFP’s latest legislative scorecard for NH, other political surveys, the advantages to workers and state economies of passing Right to Work, a tiny diatribe to the grumpy electorate, why votes matter, and more. Download this segment – Entire Podcast Catch up with the podcast – follow us – support […]

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Scoring Legislators, State Economies, and Even Voters

by Steve MacDonald August 17, 2016

We discuss AFP’s legislative scorecard for New Hampshire, scorecards, and surveys in general, the advantages for workers and state economies of passing Right to Work, a tiny diatribe to the grumpy electorate, why votes matter, and more.  

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Show #155 Podcast

by Steve MacDonald August 13, 2016

Greg Moore from AFP-NH and NH House Rep JR Hoell join us to discuss Right to Work, economic freedom, business taxes, Medicaid expansion and Obamacare, wages, free markets and more. Catch up with the podcast on any of these platforms

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GrokTALK! Show #155

by Steve MacDonald August 13, 2016

Greg Moore from AFP-NH and NH House Rep JR Hoell join us to discuss Right to Work, economic freedom, business taxes, Medicaid expansion and Obamacare, wages, free markets and more.  

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GrokTALK! August 13th, 2016 Live Stream

by Steve MacDonald August 13, 2016
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 Audio stream.  Greg Moore from AFP-NH and NH House Rep JR Hoell join us to discuss the news of the week, the state economy, grassroots activism, commuter rail, medicaid expansion, right to work, the minimum wage, and more. Video livestream! 9-11am Enterprise Video Streaming Catch up with the podcast on any of these platforms Podcast now Available […]

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Commemorate the Pine Tree Riot, Tomorrow in Weare NH…

by Steve MacDonald April 12, 2016
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From AFP-NH Don’t forget join us tomorrow as we commemorate one of the earliest acts of American resistance against British tyranny. Americans for Prosperity-New Hampshire will celebrate the 244th anniversary of the Pine Tree Riot which occurred in 1772 in Weare, New Hampshire.

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GrokTALK! – Defending the Dream

by Steve MacDonald August 26, 2015
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AFP- NH State Director Greg Moore joined us from the Defending the Dream Summit in Ohio. The topic is economic freedom in America, the New Hampshire State budget (the lack there of), and the need to make the economic freedom of small business owners a priority. Get the entire podcast here! Please follow us on […]

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Defending the Dream

by Steve MacDonald August 26, 2015

AFP- NH State Director Greg Moore joined us from the Defending the Dream Summit in Ohio. The topic is economic freedom in America, the New Hampshire State budget (the lack there of), and the need to make the economic freedom of small business owners a priority.  

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AFP “Road to Reform” – With Sen. Marco Rubio

by Steve MacDonald June 26, 2015
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Americans for Prosperity held an Event in Manchester, New Hampshire last night. The Road to Reform. featuring Sen. Marco Rubio. The Florida Senator answered questions on topics ranging from the export-Import bank, to the economy, education, Jobs, and health care. I had the opportunity to record the entire event for GraniteGrok.  Senator Rubio’s remarks begin at […]

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NH Gov. Plays DC Politics With State Budget

by Steve MacDonald June 21, 2015

AFP New Hampshire state Director Greg Moore joins us to discuss the real numbers on the New Hampshire budget and whether Governor Maggie Hassan can actually veto the state budget and survive politically.

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GrokTALK! – Greg Moore: Was Income Inequality Messaging a Loser?

by Steve MacDonald May 12, 2015

Is the left’s sales pitch on income inequality a loser when it comes to elections?  In part I AFP-NH state director Greg Moore joins us to examine the recent British elections, including the symmetry of their income inequality messaging and Democrat losses in 2014 and the Labor parties losses last week.  

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GrokTALK! – Greg Moore: Was Income Inequality Messaging a Loser?

by Steve MacDonald May 12, 2015
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Is the left’s sales pitch on income inequality a loser when it comes to elections?  In part I AFP-NH state director Greg Moore joins us to examine the recent British elections, including the symmetry of their income inequality messaging and Democrat losses in 2014 and the Labor parties losses last week.  Listen to the entire […]

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GrokTALK! February, 14th 2015 – The Videos

by Skip February 14, 2015

Long GrokTALK! this week as we started a half hour early!  For those wishing to download the podcast and listen, Steve has the audio here. Want to watch instead if you missed the live stream?  Here you go! Segment 1 – Greg Moore from Americans For Prosperity – NH comes on to talk about NH […]

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Post Election Analysis With Speaker Bill O’Brien

by Steve MacDonald November 10, 2014
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We continue our post election analysis with Greg Moore, and are then joined by former NH House Speaker Bill O’Brien (he does join us mid segment), to get his thoughts on the November 2014 election results. Listen to the entire podcast here and our previous segment with Greg Moore here. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, […]

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Post Election Round Up with Greg Moore – AFP-NH

by Steve MacDonald November 10, 2014

Greg Moore is the NH State Directer for Americans for Prosperity and a former NH House chief of staff.  He joins us to discuss the election, the lefts presidential ground game for the midterm in NH, the new Republican majorities, and state and federal level losses (like Scott Brown) by the numbers. Greg Moore AFP-NH […]

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Shame on AFP / NH for getting partisan in the NH Republican Gubernatorial Primary

by Skip September 2, 2014

Yeah, this is a “bite the hand that fed ya” type of post – I was named AFP’s National Activist of the Year back in 2011 and Steve was named AFP’s National Blogger of the month in December 2012.  I would like to point out that this post also shows that while we have friends, we must […]

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GrokTALK! Greg Moore – AFP New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald July 22, 2014
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Next Up  on GrokTALK! – Greg Moore – AFP New Hampshire joins us to talk about NH Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s long record on ruining health care in New Hampshire. We also discuss Congresswoman Ann Kuster’s complicity in out current health care mess, and the new ads AFP just released. In the second half of the […]

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GrokTALK! Live Stream for July 19th, 2014

by Steve MacDonald July 19, 2014
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Look I remembered the Live Stream this week! FYI – If you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here. This week our guests are Greg Moore from AFP-New Hampshire, Mike Rogers calls in from California, Dan Hynes – running for State Senate, and Jack Kimball.  (And rumor has it, Kimberly […]

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AFP – Hold Shaheen and Kuster Accountable on Health Care

by Steve MacDonald July 17, 2014
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AFP-NH Released two new ads to the world today, seeking to help hold Shaheen and Kuster accountable.  Each Ad points out how badly New Hampshire’s health care has fared under Democrat leadership and the burdens placed on us by ObamaCare.  They are 30 second posts –  have a look. Shaheen Kuster

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AFP Releases Legislative Scorecard (Updated)

by Steve MacDonald June 27, 2014
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Americans For Prosperity NH has released its  legislative score card. I have embedded the document as promised.  Have a look and see how your legislators rated.  The NH State Senate will be of particular interest to many, I am sure. [gview file=”http://americansforprosperityfoundation.com/new-hampshire/files/2014/06/NH-Score-Card.pdf” save=”1″]

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GrokTALK! Global Warming, Blue Hampshire, Dog food, Entitlements, and More…

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2014
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Segment One: Skip, Mike, and Steve (joined later by Rick) observe a flaw in Global Warming Theory regarding Snowfall, then opine on the archival death throes of Blue Hampshire, what Kim Jong Un considers “dog food,” and manage to squeeze in concealed carry, self-reliance,  the Democrats entitlement trap, and a few other topics as well. […]

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GrokTALK! with Dr. Besty McCaughey: We Talk “ObamaCare” and Why NH Must Dodge the Medicaid Expansion Bullet

by Steve MacDonald January 8, 2014
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Dr. Betsy McCaughey returns to give us an update on the ObamaCare disaster. We talk about section 3000(a)–which gives hospitals bonuses running off seniors. How the Medicaid expansion is not only bad for New Hampshire and not free money–it is being paid for with that 700 plus billion dollar grab from Medicare (which is just […]

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GrokTALK! With Alexandria Lainez

by Steve MacDonald January 7, 2014
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In segment three we spend a few minutes with Alexandria Lainez. Ms. Lainez is a single mother and university student who challenged the Florida State University systems ban on securing firearms in your vehicle while on campus. The ban, like the one in NH, violates state law; Ms. Lainez and Florida Carry Inc. Successfully overturned […]

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GrokTALK! With Greg Moore From AFP-NH

by Steve MacDonald January 6, 2014
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Greg Moore from American’s For Prosperity NH calls in to discuss the recent ads directed at two “Democrat reps from DC to New Hampshire”–Jeanne Shaheen (Senate) and Ann Kuster (Congress). We touch on why ObamaCare has to go, why Medicaid Expansion cannot be allowed in, the lefts path to a socialist single-payer system, and NH […]

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