NH Budget

UNH President Has His Finger on The Trigger

by Steve MacDonald February 18, 2015
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nhpr.org is reporting that UNH El Presidente Mark Huddleston has 4000 “advocates” ready to contact their legislators.  About what?  A desperate University systems desperate want. They want $100 million dollars in taxpayer handouts and they are $40 million short.  The governor’s lousy budget, the one that throws the elderly and mentally handicapped under the bus, […]

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Greg Moore – Governor Hassan’s Budget Priorities

by Steve MacDonald February 16, 2015
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Greg Moore from Americans For Prosperity – NH comes on to talk about NH Gov. Maggie Hassan’s just released budget and why it has the wrong priorities.    Listen to the entire Podcast here Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker, TuneIn, or Stitcher.

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Why We Need Adults In The NH House
(Or Send For Bill O’Brien!)

by Mike October 13, 2014

Even with John Lynch in the corner office, a sensible conservative legislature was able to balance the budget and set aside a little surplus – see the O’Brien years above. On the other hand, Maggie Hassan has blown through any reserves she inherited, and has encouraged her state agencies to request massive spending increases for […]

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More on NH Budgets, Surpluses, and Left-Handed Spending

by Steve MacDonald October 9, 2013
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I wanted to start with a snippet from Charlie Arlinghaus’ recent Column on the State Budget and surplus.  This clears up a few things I got wrong here about which budget the surplus came from that Hassan is taking credit for.  It was the First O’Brien Budget–the one that was to usher in the apocalypse.    […]

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Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers – Press Release on NH House Budget

by Steve MacDonald April 4, 2013

House Republican Leaders Comment on Passage of Fiscally Irresponsible Budget By CNHT | April 4, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 3rd, 2013 Contact: 603-271-3665 House Republican Leaders Comment on Passage of Fiscally Irresponsible Budget CONCORD – House Republican Leader Gene Chandler (R-Bartlett) and Ranking Republican on the House Finance Committee, Rep. Neal Kurk (R-Weare), offered the […]

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The NH State Dept heads have just placed the crack candy of Progressive politicians in front of Guv-elect Maggie Hassan – what’s she gonna do?

by Skip November 27, 2012

Is this a sucker’s bet?  That Maggie is already set to ratchet up the spending (and the taxes to support them) – and this is the excuse she’ll use (emphasis mine)? CONCORD – Gov.-elect Maggie Hassan issued an upbeat but sobering call for agency heads to lower their expectations as hearings on a new, two-year […]

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GrokTV – Jane Cormier for NH House – Questions 11 & 12

by Skip August 9, 2012

Two issues that have been at the forefront of the present Legislative session were pension reform (where NH has among the highest per capita public pension costs in the nation going forward) and perhaps unsustainable, and whether or not having the State of New Hampshire would participate in Obamacare via setting up a health insurance […]

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