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NH Republicans Decide The Hill to Die on is Letting Men Use the Ladies Room

by Steve MacDonald May 22, 2018

Why are the illuminated Establishment political lights in the NHGOP and GOP, several of whom should know better, pitching a cultural Marxist progressive issues “tent” in front of legislators and elected Republican Delegates when the electorate is more interested in expanding jobs, protecting tax reform, economic growth, and national security issues with a local impact like the opioid […]

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Drunken Senate Binge-Spends ‘Surplus,’ Asks House to Go Along

by Steve MacDonald May 14, 2018

So much for the Senate being the more tempered and ‘August’ body of any legislature. Ours just took one look at the surplus I discussed here and went on a spending spree. CONCORD ­— It started as a routine bill to create the position of state demographer, but has turned into what some are calling […]

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Healthcare In New Hampshire: A Brief History

by Op-Ed May 3, 2018

By Aaron Day Today the Republicans lead the charge to re-authorize Obamacare Medicaid expansion. The budget for New Hampshire for the past 27 years is built on a funding mechanism that borrows billions from children and ignores making real structural changes. Our healthcare system would be better and less expensive if we didn’t rely on […]

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NH House Rejects Marsy’s Law 284-51

by Steve MacDonald April 26, 2018

The New Hampshire House today overwhelmingly rejected CACR22, even after millions of dollars and 12 lobbyists worked the legislature and the state for months to push the constitutional amendment. 284-51 is quite a beating. Governor Sununu, who is reportedly a big fan, is said to have also been lobbying for the measure. Someone might want to see who in […]

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The Slings and Arrows of a Citizen Legislature

by Steve MacDonald March 28, 2018

Susan Olsen shares her experience with a NH House committee and a simple piece of legislation and how having a citizen legislature, while necessary to a free and prosperous people, can (sometimes) be a serious pain in the ass. Follow this Program on Facebook Also Available on Google Play

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Reminder: Republicans Thinking About Running for the NH House….The 603 Alliance Can Help

by Steve MacDonald March 23, 2018

There is still time for you to register and attend either the 603 Alliance State Rep Recruitment Seminars being held March 24th and March 26th. If you are a Republican or know a Republican who would, could, or should run for the New Hampshire House, sign up for either event date today. (Use the links below). There’s no […]

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Firearms Legislation Update: House Hearing on SB500

by Steve MacDonald March 21, 2018

Susan Olsen returns to provide an update from yesterday’s hearing in the New Hampshire House for SB500. Legislation to amend firearms terminology in state Statute. (We even toss in a fashion alert on that “retired” resource officer from Parkland, Florida.) Follow this program on Spreaker. Also Available on Google Play

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NH House Votes To Meddle Further in Employee Employer Relationships

by Steve MacDonald March 18, 2018

The New Hampshire House recently passed a bill that would prohibit employers from having use-it-or-lose-it vacation policies. Employers that provide vacation time can expect their employees to use it up within a certain time, after which they lose it. HB1201 would require employers to give employees more time to use the vacation after which they would […]

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HB 628 – NH’s Obama-Care Mini-Me Mandate

by Steve MacDonald March 18, 2018

As introduced House Bill 628 attempts to solve a problem that doesn’t exist to create a problem that didn’t exist. It framed a scheme for taxing income to backstop a medical family leave program so state government can create a new office to manage the tax. New Hampshire doesn’t have what most people think of as […]

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NH House Votes Against Resolution Urging a Pardon of Jerry DeLemus

by Steve MacDonald March 15, 2018

The New Hampshire house took up HCR 11 today, A Resolution urging a pardon of Gerald “Jerry” DeLemus. Why? The court tossed out the government’s case because it (basically) hid evidence and lied. Gerry is only sitting in prison because the prosecutor badgered him into a plea deal before that ruling was ever made and he […]

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Have You Ever Considered Being a NH State Rep?

by Steve MacDonald March 12, 2018

Are you tired of NH Legislators who promise one thing and deliver another? Are you tired of seeing government grow, take over personal responsibilities, and infringe on our freedoms? Do you want to stop increased taxes and further restrictions of our liberties? Do you want the government to focus on enabling and encouraging people to […]

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NH House Votes to End Sex-Based Legal Protections for Women

by Kimberly Morin March 7, 2018

Today, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted to pass House Bill 1319 (HB 1319), AN ACT prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity. The legislation was pushed based on the absolute lie that trans people don’t have the same protections against discrimination as everyone else in the state. The out-of-state organization who pushed this legislation, […]

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NH Democrats Seek to Ban Rifles for 18-20-Year-Old Granite Staters

by Kimberly Morin March 6, 2018

Today, in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Democrats wanted to suspend the rules to introduce new gun control legislation that would ban 18-20-year-old law-abiding Granite Staters from purchasing or possessing rifles. It seems Democrats don’t want young people to be able to protect themselves, all because of the actions of one teen-aged psychopathic murderer. […]

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NH Democrats just tried to suspend the rules to bring in a Bump Stock ban

by Steve MacDonald March 6, 2018

NH House Rep John Burt says they sat down at 10:14 and at 10:15 the, Democrats just tried to suspend the rules to bring in a Bump Stock ban and age 21 to buy guns and ammo bill. Rules suspension failed. The NH House has to deal with just over 300 bills this week with the […]

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Republicans Thinking About Running for the NH House….

by Steve MacDonald March 6, 2018

The 603 Alliance Invites GOP Candidates (and Potential Candidates) for State Rep to attend a State Rep Recruitment Seminar. This event will help prospective candidates understand what it means to run for State Rep. and discuss how the 603 Alliance may be able to assist you through the Initiative 18 Project, which can include training, mentoring, help with signs, […]

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A Great Day at the New Hampshire House

by Op-Ed February 23, 2018

By NH State Rep. John Burt Thursday 2-22-2018 was a great day at the NH State House. One year ago today Constitutional Carry was signed by Governor Chris Sununu. That is me hugging the Governor.  If Gramma is late on her property taxes her interest reduction bill just passed the House. The committee vote to kill […]

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New Date – The 603 Alliance Invites GOP NH House Candidates to a Recruitment Seminar

by Steve MacDonald February 22, 2018

The 603 Alliance invites NH House GOP candidates (and Potential Candidates) to attend a State Rep. Recruitment Seminar. This event will help prospective candidates to understand how the 603 Alliance can assist you with what it means to run for State Rep. There will be two identical sessions* [UPDATE-2 ] VP Mike Pence will be in NH […]

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From UCLA to the New Hampshire House…

by Steve MacDonald February 19, 2018

Some people must have better things to do with their time than being lectured to by the Social Justice Overseers in California, [College Fix] When the UCLA Intergroup Relations Program recently hosted an event to allow the campus community to discuss “toxic masculinity,” 10 students showed up. The discussion, held Tuesday, was billed as a […]

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Is Gov. Sununu Going To Break His No Tax Pledge and Destroy the New Hampshire Advantage?

by Steve MacDonald February 15, 2018

The Family Medical Leave Insurance bill (HB628) making it’s way through the New Hampshire House has a great many things wrong with it, not the least of which is that it not only taxes individual income, a division of state government we’ll never be able to opt out of has to be created to collect the […]

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‘Gender Identity’ Bill Turns NH Women into Second Class Citizens

by Kimberly Morin February 3, 2018

As early as next week, the “Gender Identity” bill, also known as the “Trans Bill” or “Bathroom Bill,” could be voted on by the Judiciary Committee in the New Hampshire House of Representatives. House Bill 1319 (HB 1319), AN ACT prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity, is based on the lie that trans people don’t […]

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Michelle Levell: Ask Your Legislators to Support School Choice

by Op-Ed January 30, 2018

By Michelle Levell The House Finance Committee is considering SB 193, the Education Savings Account bill, and we expect them to schedule a session soon to vote on it. We need people to write to the committee urging them to support this critical bill that empowers our most vulnerable children with educational opportunities. We’ve developed […]

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End Female Genital Mutilation

by Op-Ed January 22, 2018

By Rep. Dave Testerman In my opinion, one of the more important hearings last week was for HB 1739, addressing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The mountain of testimony was not pleasant, but it was necessary for the committee to hear about this barbarous practice. Some cultures moving into New Hampshire want to continue practices from their […]

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House Declines to Refer Rep. Rogers to Legislative Admin Committee

by Ellen Kolb January 9, 2018

The New Hampshire House on Tuesday rejected (on a 99-222 vote) a motion to refer Rep. Katherine Rogers (D-Concord) to the Legislative Administration Committee on the grounds of her recent guilty plea to an assault charge. Rogers admitted to assaulting Susan Olsen during a ballot recount in November 2016. (See Steve MacDonald’s December 22 post.)

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Integrity of the House: Why Katherine Rogers MUST Resign

by Kimberly Morin December 23, 2017

By now, many of you have probably heard the story of New Hampshire House Representative Katherine Rogers (D-Concord) pleading guilty to assaulting a citizen during a ballot recount. If not, here is some of the story below: The 2017 ‘Humane Legislator of the Year’ entered a guilty plea to avoid jail time for assaulting Conservative activist […]

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NH House Committee Rejects Conversion Therapy Ban Legisaltion

by Steve MacDonald October 29, 2017

The Union Leader is reporting that the New Hampshire House Committee on Health, Human Services, and Elderly Affairs has rejected legislation to ban conversion therapy on a party-line vote. Both bills contain exemptions for counseling for people “undergoing gender transition” and for “counseling that provides acceptance, support, and understanding.”  The ban would only apply one-way.

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Who Will Replace Shawn Jasper as Speaker of the New Hampshire House?

by Steve MacDonald October 13, 2017

Yesterday, news broke that New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu was doing us all a huge favor by offering Speaker Shawn Jasper a job as the Agriculture Commissioner. This would mean Jasper is stepping down from his Statehouse seat and relinquishing the Speaker’s chair. I think Jasper will take up the Governor up on his offer. So who […]

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Susan Olsen – On Being Assaulted by Dem. Rep. Katherine Rogers

by Steve MacDonald August 17, 2017

Last night Susan Olsen took some time to talk about the circumstances surrounding her assault and the pending arraignment of the perp, New Hampshire Democrat House Rep. Katherine Rogers. We discuss the State Senate recount and the interaction between the accused and the accosted. Why the report was filed after the House Session, and more. […]

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Whew! Thanks NH ACLU – I thought their dementia had them thinking it was Halloween!

by Skip June 2, 2017

Well, everyone ELSE here at the ‘Grok is opining about these fools; they think they are protesting against a theocracy that doesn’t exist.  What they won’t acknowledge is that they ARE a “theocracy” – that of the faux church of “Its An Alien Body Inside Me!”.  Or put another way – they think that gestating […]

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Could Full Day Kindergarten in New Hampshire Cure Athlete’s Foot?

by Steve MacDonald April 25, 2017

The push to pass full-day kindergarten in New Hampshire might cure athlete’s foot. Toenail fungus? Why not? Advocates have come out suggesting it will help end the opioid crisis and solve the brain-drain problem–by keeping students from leaving the state after they graduate. Could it begin to heal the earth, stop the seas from rising? Is […]

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Nashua Democrat with HRA Score of 2.3% Declares She is a Republican

by Steve MacDonald April 22, 2017

Hillsborough District 30 New Hampshire Democrat Mariellen MacKay has changed her party affiliation. From now on she’d like to be called a Republican. But there’s a problem. The New Hampshire House Republican Alliance (NHHRA) which tracks legislators votes based on their adherence to the Republican Party platform reports that of the 43 votes they have followed in […]

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