SB365

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Argument: A Small Increase in [BLANK] Could Employ 1000 “Workers”

The veto override of SB365, the Biomass bailout Bill, was a lesson in the mechanics of progressive thinking. The idea was to make everyone else pay more for electricity to save some jobs. One-thousand jobs. If that’s acceptable what’s to stop the government from using that excuse for any other occupation? With a small increase in the …

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The NH Sierra Club Hates the Biomass Bailout Bill – Wait Till You Hear Why?

Catherine Corkery and James McCaffrey have an Op-Ed in today’s Union Leader supporting the veto of SB 365 and opposing an override by the New Hampshire Legislature. Corkery is the director of the NH Sierra Club and McCaffery is the “New England legislative director of the Partnership for Policy Integrity.” PFPI is an environmental action group …

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Quick Thought: Not so much “free market”, eh Tom, when you want others to pay for “weeding your garden”?

So, Tom Thomson (son of Gov. Thomson of “low spending yields low taxes” fame) who for years was the honorary chair of AFP-NH which argues for Free Markets, has decided to go the Full Monty and arguing that electric rate payers (that would be you and I) should pay for his timber to be cut …

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