Economy

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New Hampshire Hits New High for Jobs Created

The excellent employment news continues for Granite Staters. Yesterday’s update from the New Hampshire Office of Employment Security (NHES) reports 741,480 held jobs last month an increase of 1,430. Just a few months ago we reported record-breaking employment numbers, but that was no fluke. Tax cuts for job creators continue to generate incomes for individuals and …

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Why Do NH Democrats Want to Kill Job Growth and the Economy?

I so enjoyed writing this post that it needed a video to go with it. New Hampshire is experiencing some significant benefit from Republican tax and economic policy. Democrats are promising to take those benefits away. Please do what you can to educate them about the consequences of allowing that to happen and what they need …

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New Hampshire’s Economy Is Booming – Democrat Want to Take It All Away

Last month, Drew Cline, writing at the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy, provided some numbers that reinforce arguments I’ve been making on these pages for years. That if the government just stays out of the way jobs and wages will take care of themselves. As of July, the average hourly wage for private employment …

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I feel real sorry for financial advisor Molly Kelly’s (running for NH Governor) clients…

One of the ads Molly Kelly was running during the primary was this gem of Cognitive Dissonance / Political double dealing (emphasis mine) We’re getting slammed by ever higher electric bills. Eversource is making huge profits. The Governor?  He collected more than $50K from Eversource and vetoed two renewable energy bills. I’m Molly Kelly and …

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Notable Quote – Eamonn Butler

[Capitalism] is a highly moral system too. The human relationships in capitalism are not forced but voluntary. People invest, create, supply, buy and sell things as they choose. No government ordains their actions: the decisions are theirs. Indeed, the only role for the power wielded by the state is to ensure that individuals are not …

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Data Point – Individual Income Taxes set record

The federal government collected a record $1,521,589,000,000 in individual income taxes through the first eleven months of fiscal 2018 (October 2017 through August 2018), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today. Yet, the Progressive / Socialist / Democrats keep saying we have a revenue problem.  Seriously? However, the federal government also ran a deficit …

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US Sees Record Small Business Optimism – Democrats Promise To Take It All Away

Trump’s recovery summer continues to stack up wins as small business optimism piles on to an already impressive roll call. From National Review. Optimism among small-business owners reached a record high in August as Republican-passed tax cuts and deregulation began to bear fruit, according to a survey by the National Federation of Independent Business. The NFIB Small Business Optimism …

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Blue Collar Job Growth Highest in 30 years

The Trump economy can add another feather to its cap. The growth of traditional blue collar jobs has reached its highest rate since Ronald Reagan was President. Jobs in goods-producing industries — mining, construction, and manufacturing — grew 3.3 percent in the year preceding July, the best rate since 1984, according to a Washington Post analysis.

Data Point – U.S. Workers Report Highest Job Satisfaction Since 2005

Just more than half of U.S. workers—51%—said they were satisfied with their jobs in 2017, the highest level since 2005, according to a new report from The Conference Board, a business-research group. Over the past seven years, Americans report feeling better about their pay along with a greater sense of job security, both features of an …

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