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Really “Fixing” Health Care Coverage Could Be the “New” New Hampshire Advantage

by Steve MacDonald March 14, 2014
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If you want to keep people off Medicaid, or food stamps, or welfare, you need to improve their employment prospects.   This works best with little or no public money or political interference.   Business flourishes in the sun, so the shadow of the bureaucracy must be as small as possible. We also know that the more […]

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How About a Cocktail Tax?

by Steve MacDonald January 19, 2013

A social services advocacy group called New Futures recently promoted a study that suggested a cost recovery tax per drink on all cocktails in New Hampshire.  They (or the study they promoted) claim that excessive drinking costs the state as much as 1.15 billion per year.  The tax could/would, help offset those costs. New Hampshire […]

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