Governor Hassan

Governor Hassan proudly moves the ‘Balsams Boondoggle’ forward

by Kimberly Morin May 20, 2015

Today Governor Hassan signed Senate Bill 30. The bill that many legislators kept saying wasn’t about the Balsams while others coined it the “Balsams Bill.” This is the boondoggle that is going to line the pockets of Les Otten while he attempts to rebuild the Balsams to create low-paying jobs in the North Country.

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Equal Rights

by Susan Olsen May 3, 2015

H/T Robert Boilard

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Constitutional Carry advances in NH House: What will Governor Hassan do?

by Kimberly Morin April 29, 2015

Today Senate Bill 116 aka Constitutional Carry was passed in bi-partisan fashion in the New Hampshire House. There was little debate on the floor with 3 representatives arguing for the bill and only 2 arguing against it. No questions were asked and the bill passed 212 – 150. The bill will go to the Senate […]

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Hassanistas Back Off Tax Grab

by Steve MacDonald July 28, 2014
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The Union leader is reporting the Democrats abrupt 180-degee-Kabuki-Dance-Walk-Back of the Hassan Administrations Tax grab.   Long story short–the Hassanistas have “pulled their request off the table,” and Democrats are trying to spin it. Allow me to cut through the Democrat BS for you. Hassanista Bureaucrats claimed the existing rules for ground leases have expired.  They […]

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Is Hassan’s $25K Donation from the IBEW Illegal or Just Unethical

by Steve MacDonald July 22, 2014
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If you search “Maggie Hassan” and “25,000” you will discover that the NHGOP has asked the NH AG’s office to determine if a $25,000.00 dollar campaign contribution to the governor from the local IBEW violates New Hampshire Campaign finance laws. I think we should get an answer on that, and not because I think it […]

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Another strike against Boutin, Stiles and other GOP Senators

by Kimberly Morin June 23, 2014

Last week I posted a blog about Governor Hassan treating innocent Granite Staters like drug abusers.  It’s only fair to call out those GOP Senators who sponsored this ridiculous invasion of privacy as well.  So here goes:  Boutin, Stiles, Obamacare Odell (luckily he’s retiring but remember he’s pushing Democrat Donor Jerry ‘knows’ Little in District […]

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Innocent Granite Staters to be treated like drug abusers by Hassan

by Kimberly Morin June 20, 2014

On Wednesday, Governor Hassan touted a new program in New Hampshire that will collect personal information on certain prescription drug users and store it in a state-controlled database.  The “Prescription Drug Monitoring Program” will be put into place in an attempt to control the behavior of the small percentage of Granite Staters who are drug addicts.  […]

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Beer Breeds Bizarre Bedfellows: Me and Maggs at the Brewery

by Scott Morales June 16, 2014
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Never let it be said that by default I’m disagreeable with those with whom I disagree.  Sure, if the opponent is a vile, loathsome cretin, I’ll let them know in very colorful piquing terms.  But for the most part I’m not the boorish sort who forgoes civility and jettisons propriety when in the company of […]

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The Sun Rises, Water is Wet, and NH’s Medicaid Commission Signs Off on Expansion

by Steve MacDonald October 17, 2013
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Everyone loves a good show but the decision of New Hampshire’s Kangaroo Court medicaid Expansion Commission, tasked with determining if the state should take the Federal bait and make Medicaid bigger, was always a foregone conclusion. State Rep. Cindy Rosenwald, D-Nashua, credited the nine-person panel with staying focused on the task at hand. “Even though […]

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Deficit – What Deficit?

by Steve MacDonald May 8, 2013

The party that is bringing civility ( see here, here, here, here, here, here (sigh) here, here, a big one right here,…) ran on the idea that the New Hampshire Republican House and Senate was leaving New Hampshire with a deficit, a presumption only “slightly” less dishonest than the notion that Democrats are civil, or half as […]

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Should we be surprised, or honored, that Gov. Hassan’s office is keeping tabs on the ‘Grok?

by Skip January 31, 2013

Well, what can I say other than “Thanks for following we ordinary schlubs at GraniteGrok!”.  I am still happily amazed that folks are interested to read what this lowly blogger has to say; when Doug and I started the ‘Grok, we thought we’d be happy with 5 folks (other than family) reading us each day. […]

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