Chris Sununu

A Letter from the Governor, Then an Important History Lesson about the Second Amendment

by Steve MacDonald March 10, 2018

Susan Olsen, the MC of the 4th annual WDL 2A Rally, reads a letter from an important 2A supporter in New Hampshire, then shares a history lesson that, to me at least, was the best part of the entire rally. Also Available on Google Play

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A Short History of Entitlement Abuse and Healthcare Deception in New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald February 21, 2018

If you’d like to browse through a detailed overview of New Hampshire’s history of entitlement abuse, then I’ve got the article for you. It starts like this. Today, the New Hampshire Senate began a public debate about reauthorizing Obamacare Medicaid expansion. Since 1991, New Hampshire has been funding a large portion of its general fund […]

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Is Gov. Sununu Going To Break His No Tax Pledge and Destroy the New Hampshire Advantage?

by Steve MacDonald February 15, 2018

The Family Medical Leave Insurance bill (HB628) making it’s way through the New Hampshire House has a great many things wrong with it, not the least of which is that it not only taxes individual income, a division of state government we’ll never be able to opt out of has to be created to collect the […]

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Serving The People to the End: RIP Sen. Sam Cataldo

by Mike February 4, 2018

Many citizens of NH were saddened to hear of the sudden and tragic death, Saturday, of former State Senator Sam Cataldo in an auto accident, on his way to a School Board meeting in his home town of Farmington, NH. One of the finest men I’ve had the privilege to meet, Sam was serving the […]

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Gov. Sununu Says “Happy School Choice Week” – No Choice Marxists Hate On Him

by Steve MacDonald January 24, 2018

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu posted pictures on Facebook in celebration of school choice week. And while most of the comments I saw were favorable, the government-school-only crowd came out to give him grief.

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Quick Thought: Good decision, Chris

by Skip January 3, 2018

Yep, still unwinding the stack and will be for quite some time.  Couldn’t let this one go by without a quick thought and glad to see that Chris Sununu put a stake into this gawd-awful idea that Republican (you know, the Party of LESSER and cheaper government??) Executive Councilor Russell Prescott wanted to raise the […]

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Hey, Gov. Chris Sununu – how’bout just buying each one a boat? $32M to be spent for 500 bicyclists & pedestrians

by Skip December 11, 2017

This is absolutely NUTS – is this REALLY a good use of taxpayer monies even as NH Executive Councilor Russell Prescott (R) led the march to raise highway toll charges by up to 50%???  What say you, Gov. Chris Sununu? You control the toll vote and last time I looked, you control the NH Department […]

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Alicia Neely Gets Her Job Back

by Ellen Kolb November 21, 2017

Update to Kimberly Morin’s October 31 post on the Grok: Alicia Neely has been reinstated to her job at the Sununu Youth Center. The formal announcement from Governor Sununu does not indicate if she’ll get back pay. See Morin’s October 25 post at New Hampshire Political Buzz for a summary of the case – the […]

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How Bad Are The New Hampshire Democrat Party Prognosticators?

by Steve MacDonald August 19, 2017

Back before we knew the outcome of the 2016 elections the Democrats were saying Chris Sununu was out-of-touch with mainstream voters. Speaking at the Legislative Office Building, Buckley, Senator David Pierce (D-Lebanon) and Representative Katherine Rogers (D-Concord) denounced the Trump/Sununu’s extreme ideology, saying it was way out-of-touch with mainstream voters and that it would surely lead […]

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Gov. Sununu Calls Climate Alliance “quasi-meaningless” “political statement.”

by Steve MacDonald July 28, 2017

Thank you, Governor Sununu! (PolitiFact) When [ NH Gov. Chris Sununu] was asked whether he’d sign onto the United States Climate Alliance – a state-level agreement to uphold the objectives of the Paris climate accord developed after the U.S. withdrew from the latter – he bristled. In an interview with New Hampshire Public Radio, Sununu […]

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But Chris, if it’s THAT important…

by Skip June 15, 2017

Emphasis mine, reformatted: Sununu presses Trump officials for continued funding of NH programs In a series of meetings with top Trump administration officials on Monday, Gov. Chris Sununu pressed for continued funding of environmental and education programs that are targeted for cuts in the President’s budget, but considered essential for New Hampshire. “ Essential, eh? absolutely […]

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Jeff Woodburn and the Three Bears

by Steve MacDonald June 6, 2017

Jeff Woodburn is still bitching about the three bear cubs relocated from Hanover to the North Country. “I don’t appreciate the North Country being a dumping ground. We’re not collecting rabid skunks in the North Country and dumping them in Newfields,” said Democratic Sen. Jeff Woodburn, referencing Sununu’s hometown. Jeffy doesn’t seem to have any […]

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Would Democrat Jeff Woodburn Consider Abortion Rights for Bears?

by Steve MacDonald May 28, 2017

Democrat Jeff Woodburn is upset about Governor Sununu’s plea to save the family of bears in Hopkinton. Conservation officers had planned to shoot them, but now they’ll trap them and relocate them. Woodburn is miffed. I can imagine what’s going through his tiny liberal head right now. If bears had abortion rights that mother bear would never […]

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Sununu and Unions at a Standstill

by Steve MacDonald April 30, 2017

Good. (UL) Gov. Chris Sununu has taken a hard line against any pay raises in new collective bargaining for five unions that represent more than 13,000 state workers. And when one union left the table in disgust and declared an impasse in early March, Sununu’s negotiators ended salary talks with the other four, a sharp […]

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Rockingham Cheers Sununu’s First 100 Days

by Mike April 22, 2017

At Rockingham County’s Freedom Founders Dinner last night, MC Jeff Chidester declared that he thought it foolish to measure an executive by the first 100 days, but that he was very impressed with the work that Governor Chris Sununu has done thus far. Video includes introductory comments as well as invocation and pledge of allegiance. […]

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Governor Sununu Signs Parental Rights Measure

by Steve MacDonald April 17, 2017

Gov. Sununu signed HB103 today, a bill that allows parents to review and opt-out of sex-ed curriculum. More specifically, it is AN ACT relative to school district policies regarding objectionable course material. IX-c. Require school districts to adopt a policy allowing an exception to specific course material based on a parent’s or legal guardian’s determination that […]

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NH Constitutional Carry to be Signed Into Law Today – Takes Effect Immediately

by Steve MacDonald February 22, 2017

Governor Chris Sununu will make constitutional carry the law of the land in New Hampshire at a signing ceremony scheduled for 10:30 this morning. SB12 makes obtaining a pistol or revolver license optional for New Hampshire Residents who are legally permitted under state and federal law to own a pistol or revolver. The law takes […]

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Frank Edelblut Confirmed as Commissioner of the NH Dept. of Education

by Steve MacDonald February 15, 2017

For Immediate Release February 15, 2017 Contact: Governor Sununu Press Office (603) 271-2121 Governor Chris Sununu Statement on Confirmation of Frank Edelblut as Commissioner of the Department of Education Concord, NH – Following today’s Executive Council vote to confirm Frank Edelblut as Commissioner of the Department of Education, Governor Chris Sununu issued the following […]

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Edelblut Hearing: An embarrassing, bigoted witch hunt led by Democrat Andru Volinsky

by Kimberly Morin February 1, 2017

Yesterday, the New Hampshire Executive Council held a hearing on Governor Sununu’s nomination of Frank Edelblut for the Commissioner of Education. The Executive Council chambers were packed with a full house of Edelblut supporters and detractors. The actual hearing didn’t end until around 8 p.m. last night. The hearing started out with freshman councilor Andru […]

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Frank Edelblut Nominated for NH Commissioner of Education

by Steve MacDonald January 18, 2017

This. IS. Awesome. Governor Chris Sununu Nominates Frank Edelblut as Commissioner of New Hampshire Department of Education Concord, NH – Governor Chris Sununu this morning brought forth to the Executive Council the nomination of Frank Edelblut for commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Education. Governor Sununu said of today’s nomination, “I am thrilled to […]

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Gov. Sununu Puts Hold on Administrative Rule-Making

by Steve MacDonald January 7, 2017

Gov. Sununu has issued a 90-day moratorium on rules making in all New Hampshire state agencies and requested each provide a comprehensive report on whether current or proposed rules are mandated by law. From, Kevin Landrigan, reporting in the Manchester Union Leader, “We all recognize that government regulations are intended to protect and promote the […]

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Bride of Crankenstein – The Return of Speaker Jasper

by Steve MacDonald December 1, 2016

NH House Republicans voted yesterday to keep Democrat Elected Republican House Speaker Shawn Jasper. He won by just a few votes, then is reported have begun ripping into the 49% of his caucus that wanted someone else. Perhaps Chris Sununu can have a word with him about not mistreating the only people in the room who […]

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I do hope that NH Governor-Elect Chris Sununu takes note – the role of Govt licensing boards and commissions

by Skip November 27, 2016

How might politicians address voter anger at vanishing economic opportunity for working people that helped push unexpected numbers of Americans to Donald Trump’s corner on election day? Immigration and trade have dominated the discussion thus far, but it’s important that policymakers don’t lose sight of more subtle ways the government has distorted the economy to […]

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So Sununu is satisfied with a Socialist entitlement? Government – what can’t it do?

by Skip November 21, 2016

That’s what Democrats think, Chris Sununu.  You see, they have totally rejected the Founding Fathers philosophy that our Liberties are most protected when Government, constrained by our Constitutions, stay within the “negative liberties” – what Government CANNOT DO to you.  The flip side is the old European and Socialist model – Government exists to do […]

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Quick Thought: “Gov.-elect Sununu calls for end to same-day voter registration”

by Skip November 20, 2016

From the UL (emphasis mine, reformatted): CONCORD — Republican Gov.-elect Chris Sununu appears to be in agreement with his party’s legislative agenda when it comes to tightening up voting regulations in the state.  Thursday, he took it one step further, saying he would support a bill that would end same-day voter registration in New Hampshire. His comments […]

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Republicans lose when they adopt the linguistics of the Left

by Skip September 23, 2016

Happens every time when the Right allows the Left to shape and define the battlefield. From the Union Leader (emphasis mine, reformatted): “If Chris had his way in the vote he cast multiple times, 50,000 people would not have their health care,” Van Ostern said. He admitted the next state budget would likely require more dollars from […]

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Edelblut Concedes: Presser And Interview

by Mike September 15, 2016

I received the alert at 1:07pm for Frank Edelblut’s concession press conference in Concord at 2pm, grabbed a snack, the obligatory mug of tea, and the gear, and ran for the exit! Sununu’s lead had been about 1000 votes overnight, and with the last few precincts trickling in, it never fell below 800. Frank Edelblut’s […]

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NH Gubernatorial Debates – A circus with plenty of clowns

by Kimberly Morin September 7, 2016

Last night WMUR held two gubernatorial debates – one between the Republican candidates and one between the Democrat candidates. In each debate it seemed some candidates were trying to out-progressive (Democrats) or out-conservative (Republicans) each other.

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Waterloo Valley

by Steve MacDonald September 5, 2016
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In part II of our look at Waterville Valley and Candidate Chris Sununu, Susan Olsen provides in-depth details and reporting that could affect his showing in next week’s Republican primary. (Audio 27 m 12s) Download this segment – Full Podcast

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Not The Donations You Are Looking For

by Steve MacDonald September 3, 2016
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Kimberly Morin and I explore how a local resort owner (who is running for governor) changed the definition of local funding to include a Virginia Non-Profit linked to money laundering for Terrorists. (10m 56s) Listen to the full podcast here Related links: Sununu’s Islamic Ties  – Sununu Akbar

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