NH House of Representatives

GrokTV: Jane Cormier house event – NH House Candidates

by Skip July 22, 2014

One of the things that Michelle McManus was adamant about was that she wanted an event where all of the candidates at her home were those that her town could actually vote for.  Here are the candidates that are running to be the next folks running to be the NH State Reps from Bow and […]

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2014 NH GOP Annual Meeting – NH State Senate President Chuck Morse and NH State Rep Laurie Sanborn

by Skip May 4, 2014

At Party meetings, there are reports galore and this year’s NH GOP Annual Meeting was no different.  After hearing from NH’s RNC Committee folks, it was the turn of those in leadership in the NH State Senate and NH State House.  For the former, it was NH State Senate President Chuck Morse and because NH […]

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Londonderry Voters: James “Doc” Marron III for State Rep

by Rick Olson February 5, 2014

“Uncommon valor was a common virtue.” —Chester W. Nimitz James “Doc” Marron III has made it clear that he is running for the New Hampshire House. Would it not be great to send Doc Marron to Concord, working side by side with Al Baldasaro? This simply needs to be done. Juxtaposed by the present representation by […]

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At least Cynthia was awake…….

by Susan Olsen March 16, 2013

This arrived in my email this morning…….David Karrick, Democrat, Merrimack District 25 (Andover, Boscawen, Salibury, Warner & Webster)….

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Franklin Pierce Day in New Hampshire

by Rick Olson March 6, 2013

“The only difference between a politician and a shopping cart is that a politician holds more liquor…” —Unknown House Bill 576 would establish  a “Franklin Pierce Day” in New Hampshire on Each November 23rd…the day following the anniversary of the death of another President. The bill states, The governor shall annually proclaim November 23rd as […]

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Nothing Like a Meltdown During a Committee Hearing

by Rick Olson January 22, 2013

“Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.”   —Benjamin Franklin  Meltdowns. Most people find them offensive and off-putting while I find myself amused by them. Admittedly, I am sometimes surprised…but mostly amused. Such was the case today, With House Criminal Justice and Safety Chair, Laura Pantelakos. Rep David Murotake (R) Nashua completed his testimony opposing […]

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Adam Schrader, R-Newmarket: Conservative Alternatives to EPA Mandates for Great Bay

by Mike September 9, 2012

While on site at the RNC, I got the chance to chat with some of our NH delegates. Adam Schrader is currently a Republican Rep for Newmarket, and is running for re-election. We got talking about conservative alternatives to EPA mandates for problems like fertilizer runoff control in Great Bay, and I was intrigued – […]

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Second Amendment humor, courtesy of the Concord Monitor!

by Tim Condon May 10, 2012

This is so funny!  What appears below is a column from today’s New Hampshire government-newspaper, the Concord Monitor. I glanced at the top of the top of the column and though “Hey, great! My friend—the excellent Rep. JR Hoell—has written an interesting piece about 2nd Amendment concealed carry for everyone!” So I happily read the […]

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Republican State Representatives and the Right-to-Work Vote

by Tim Condon November 29, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 29, 2011 Contact: Carolyn McKinney, chairman, RLCNH, 603-769-4264, chair@rlcnh.org RLCNH will target Right to Work opponents for defeat A Right to Work law is fundamental to the freedom to associate CONCORD, N.H.—Because the right to freely associate is fundamental to liberty in a free market economy, the Republican Liberty Caucus of […]

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A NH GOP Legislative Masterstroke

by Tim Condon November 2, 2011

A proposed NH state constitutional amendment banning the introduction of a state income tax has been voted out of committee with a recommendation that it "Ought To Pass." The full State House will vote on it in January. Not surprisingly, Democrats deplore it—great angst!—because their true agenda is being exposed to open examination and debate. […]

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Let the NH Governor campaign begin (heh!)!

by Skip October 30, 2011

I have a feeling that this is gonna be a long (and fun) campaign with stuff whizzing back and forth.  It seems that Maggie Hassan is the front leader on the Democrat side (taking into account some of the undeclareds) and may well be the nominee.  Problem is, we believe her to be the antithesis […]

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A Grievance Hearing: Oct 20, State Capital

by Skip October 19, 2011

Guest post for Frank M. Handibode   UNFAIR PROPERTY ASSESSMENT? COME TO A GRIEVANCE HEARING If you, dear readers, feel as I do that the current property assessing and taxing practices in New Hampshire are often unfair and inequitable, then I invite you to join me at an upcoming grievance hearing in the NH House […]

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Is The NH Dem Petition Against Baldasaro A Fraud?

by Steve MacDonald October 12, 2011

If you go to Change.org can you see the petition set up by the New Hampshire Democrat Party, but the list of signatories is not accessible just by visiting the petition page. One thing we do know is that of the ten names we can see, seven of them are from out of state.

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RHINO’S VERSUS “RINO’S”

by Rick Olson October 6, 2011

                        &nbsp  &nbsp “A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.” —Adlai E. Stevenson Following my recent RINO OF THE WEEK report, an amused reader and friend inquired, “Isn’t the RINO one of the world’s deadliest animals? Or is that the […]

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson October 2, 2011

        &nbsp  &nbsp “Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” ~Barry Goldwater This week’s Rino of the Week Report is two days overdue. We have now moved into that area of RINO-dom where we are now looking at “RINO-esque” house votes versus […]

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“REPUBLICANS” WHO OPPOSE RIGHT TO WORK THINK ONLY OF THEMSELVES AND THEIR PALS

by Rick Olson September 23, 2011

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes”—Mark Twain Reading Steve MacDonald’s entry, “You Can’t Be A Republican And Vote Against Right To Work“…caused me to once again step back and reevaluate the public debate about Right-to-Work. I opened House Bill 474 and carefully read it again…and […]

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson September 23, 2011

It has often been said that ones’ environment and geography shapes and affects the personal paradigm. Copeland, a retiree from one of the most highly regulated, anti-second amendment jurisdictions in the nation (New York) is a crystal clear example of that notion…

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson September 16, 2011

       &nbsp  &nbsp “Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” ~Barry Goldwater The RINO of the week is seven-term House Representative James P. Pilliod, Belknap District 5. Rep. Pilliod’s voting record presents us with yet another rank statist consistently supporting government over the […]

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HOUSE JOINS SENATE, OVERRIDES SENATE BILL 88 VETO

by Rick Olson September 14, 2011

“A moment’s reflection shows that Liberalism is entirely negative. It is not a formative force, but always and only a disintegrating force.” —Francis Parker Yockey The House voted today to override the Governors’ veto of Senate Bill 88 on the heels of the Senate voting to override last week. The vote was 251 to 111. […]

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Top NH House 2011 Ratings

by Skip September 13, 2011

Freshman NH State Rep JR. Hoell emailed me a list of folks that had scored well in a combination of ratings that are done of reps in the NH House, primarily the House Republican Alliance and the NH Liberty Alliance: House Republican Attendance Liberty Alliance (HRA based) Alliance Total Score Dan McGuire Epsom 100 98 […]

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DEAR REPUBLICANS…

by Rick Olson September 10, 2011

“There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one.” ~Alexis de Tocqueville The Senate has now voted to override the Governor’s veto of Senate Bill 88. The Bill next will come to the full house for concurrence, allowing “Stand your Ground” to become […]

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson September 9, 2011

     &nbsp  &nbsp “Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” ~Barry Goldwater This Week’s RINO of the Week is Representative-elect Kevin Janvrin of Seabrook, Rockingham  District 14. Janvrin was not even on the radar screen until he spoke to WMUR’s James Pindell, […]

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson September 2, 2011

“Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” ~Barry Goldwater The RINO of the week is two-term Belknap District 5 House Representative Peter Bolster.  Representative Bolster could be more aptly portrayed as a “soft” RINO, but still another Republican who ascribes […]

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson August 26, 2011

“Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” ~Barry Goldwater No RINO Report will be featured this week in observance and honor of the Sixth Annual Live Free Or Die Rally in Jaffrey, NH, beginning Friday August 26 and ending Sunday, […]

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson August 19, 2011

“Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” ~Barry Goldwater A common theme heard from whiney liberals these days is that conservatives, tea-party patriots and some Republicans take absolute positions on issues and are unwilling to compromise, “for the good of […]

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson August 12, 2011

“Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” ~Barry Goldwater THE RINO OF THE WEEK is four term House Representative William J. Remick.  Representative Remick’s voting record reveals a demonstrated pursuit of the moderate label by voting with his liberal pals […]

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THE SHRILL KATHY And Her Bill O’Brien Rant

by Rick Olson August 9, 2011

“Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.” ~Ronald Reagan When one reads the Shrill Kathy’s latest diatribe in the Union Leader, there is one theme that plays like a broken record: Tax, Tax, Tax…Spend, Spend, Spend.  The Shrill Kathy complains, “a 10-cent cut in the cigarette tax, did not change prices for smokers because […]

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson August 5, 2011

“Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” ~Barry Goldwater The RINO of the week is six-term Hollis House Representative Carolyn M. Gargasz.  This RINO is not quite the rank-and-file RINO that perhaps Ken Gould or David Kidder might be. Representative […]

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson July 29, 2011

“Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” ~Barry Goldwater This week’s installment of RINO of the week bring us an example of a real Dinosaur. This RINO has been around for way too long, ruining the Republican platform since 1988. […]

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson July 22, 2011

This Week’s RINO of the Week is Representative Priscilla P. Lockwood, Merrimack 06

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