What Happened to the UNH Enrichment Legislation?

by Steve MacDonald April 11, 2017

Senator Dan Innis (R-UNH) sponsored SB41 to recruit STEM candidates to New Hampshire Schools. As originally written it would have given $5,000.00 in taxpayer debt forgiveness to STEM students for showing up but not graduating or sticking around to thank taxpayers; by putting that knowledge to use in the Granite State. This prompted me to […]

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Is SB 41 UNH Enrichment Legislation?

by Steve MacDonald February 14, 2017

New Hampshire Senate Bill 41 would pour $4 million dollars into a 2-year program that funds “scholarships” to students pursuing STEM degrees. From the Union Leader, Senate Bill 41 would allot a total of $4 million to the skilled technology worker recruiting fund to pay for scholarships for fiscal years ending in 2018 and 2019. With […]

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The University Diversity Scam

by Steve MacDonald December 8, 2016

The University of New Hampshire is always begging for taxpayers to backstop its budget. We can’t promise we’ll keep tuition down, UNH insists, without your help. This from the ‘culture’ that pays $17,570.00 for a cafeteria table. UNH is also ranked number one for students with loan debt after graduation, mostly because the cheap loan […]

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UNH President Makes About Half a Million – Look at What We Get!

by Steve MacDonald July 23, 2016
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New Hampshire taxpayers should take a few moments to measure the value of their ‘investment” in leadership at the University of New Hampshire (UNH). UNH President Mark Huddleston is the second highest paid Public University President in New England. Huddleston’s compensation package – which increased 2.7 percent compared to the previous year – consisted of a base […]

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Scott Brown: for it before he was against it ???

by Skip August 14, 2014

Principled folks don’t advocated on how the political wind is blowing: So, is he?  Remember, Primary Election Day is coming up in less than a month.  Consistency breeds Trust yields Votes (that you can count on).  Can you Trust Brown to Consistently vote his talk?  Or do you have to ask yourself – what he […]

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NH Democrat Majority House – Yes, Let’s Give Illegal Alien’s Taxpayer Supported In-State Tuition Rates

by Steve MacDonald January 22, 2014
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The vote has been cast.   New Hampshire Democrats want you to finance in-state tuition for illegal immigrants. Slap! (Full breakdown of the Roll Call available on the jump) HB 474 passed 188 Yea 155 Nay, with 8 “republicans” joining the Democrat majority.  The usual suspects, of course, Kidder, Gargasz, Lockwood, and a few others. It […]

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NH In-State Tuition For Illegal Immigrants?

by Steve MacDonald February 6, 2013

HB 474  (Hearing Date: Thursday 2-7-13, 11:30 LOB 207) This bill provides for in-state status within the university system of New Hampshire for students who are without lawful immigration status and who file an affidavit stating that the student has filed or will file an application to legalize his or her immigration status. And yet […]

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HB 1607 – Public Schools Could See Buckets of Free Money

by Steve MacDonald April 14, 2012

Skip just posted a nice letter from the Londonderry Superintendent of schools in which the Super appears to lobby the state Senate in opposition to HB1607.  This bill establishes an education tax credit for businesses or groups that set up scholarship programs to help offset the costs of non-public school tuition.  This could allow more […]

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Is It Time To End The Injustice of Out Of State Tuition in NH?

by Steve MacDonald January 26, 2012

New Hampshire’s white tower liberals and their advocates in state government have been adamant about their policy on College students voting in the Granite State.  While we have called this voter fraud, the Democrats insist that if you go to school here, then you should be able to vote here. But are these “New Hampshire […]

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The Cost of Defining “Adequate” In Merrimack NH

by Steve MacDonald March 1, 2011

I announced that if you took the total Merrimack School budget and divided it by the total student enrollment that it cost more than the sending your kid to UNH. This appears to have riled some people up. In fact someone sent me an nice itemized list of the “costs” of sending your kid to UNH for a year just to prove I was wrong, and to justify how Merrimack’s cost per child wasn’t as much.

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