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There is More than One Price to Pay for Letting Democrats back into Power

Democrats have made no secret of their plans to raise taxes. Left-wing leaders at both the Federal and State level are running on erasing tax reform. Here in New Hampshire, candidates for Governor and State Senator as well as other state elected offices are looking to roll back tax cuts on job creators even though …

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There’s a reason why NH ranks much higher than Maine

Reformatted, emphasis mine: “…The compilation data is stunning. In many of the selected reports, Maine lagged far behind New Hampshire for competitiveness for new industry, tax burden, cost of doing business, workforce education, infrastructure, regulatory environment and labor supply. New Hampshire came in, nationally, as the 15th best state in terms of business climate and …

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About that “Free Money” From Washington…

You’ve heard it time and again. Some state or local official promotes a project or a legisaltive initiative because there’s a federal grant available. These sorts of  “thinkers” will often implement long-term programs at great expense based on promises of “free money.” The Federal government is paying X percent of costs for Y number of years. How …

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NH Progressive Senators on school nurses- “local control is fine” (but only as long as you agree with us!)

 State Senate refuses to roll back school nurse requirements NH State Senator Woodburn basically just said exactly that about who controls the standards for school nurses: “We need to have school nurses who are on top of the details and know what’s going on,” said Sen. Jeff Woodburn, D-Whitefield, in opposition to the rollback. “We …

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Local Education

Are brick and mortar classrooms obsolete? Jody and Ian Underwood continue the education discussion with the book “The Beautiful Tree,” we touch on the advantages of local control in education, and real-world costs per classroom versus what your school board is charging you.  

Screw DC, Save Your State!

The states have a constitutional right to deny DC its overreach  on a wide range of issues but to do that we must act locally to elect officials who will stand up to the Washington Cabal.      

Don’t Give In To A Bully

The Bullies in the AG’s office are prepared to take a small town to court even though the law is against them. We talk more about the intimidation factor, the press, and the likely costs to go to court to defend School Choice.    

CALL TO ACTION: SB48 passed the House Ed Committee.

From Ann Marie Banfield c/o Facebook CALL TO ACTION: SB48 passed the House Ed Committee.  The good news is that both the Democrats and Republicans had ISSUES with ASSESSING “Dispositions”. That word was removed with an amendment. Unfortunately schools will be labeled “Priority” and “Focus” schools based upon the standardized assessment results. This means that …

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Common Core architect & advisor to the NH DOE: ELIMINATE LOCAL CONTROL

This is the plan to eliminate Local School Boards….just released today – by Marc Tucker at the Center for American Progress (THE Progressive think tank frequented by Clintonistas and Obama-ites which is totally in favor of “fundamentally transforming” America); the important part:  …If Americans are going to decide which level of government we want to …

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