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Christopher Maidment

Conservatarian political activist, board member Hillsborough County Republicans and Get Involved PAC. Amateur Chicken Rancher. Not a free stater, but wish I was (if only I knew about it sooner!)

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Education Tax Credits Survive Senate Committee

New Hampshire’s Education Tax Credits survive Senate Committee, unanimously. The New Hampshire Senate Ways & Means Committee held a hearing this morning on the Education Tax Credits. Well, they heard a bill to alter the program, that is. All five members of the Committee voted to ITL (kill) the bill. They are: Majority Leader Dan …

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Constitutional convention: yea or nay?

Constitutional Convention: Yea or Nay?

In 2012 New Hampshire’s legislature passed a Concurrent Resolution requesting an Article V Constitutional Convention of States, one of the two ways to amend the Constitution. ‘We’ did this, requesting a Balanced Budget Amendment to the US Constitution, in 1979 also, and a handful of times before that for other various reasons. On Wednesday, the …

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Learn Everywhere? No – you MUST learn HERE!

The Learn Everywhere program was an innovative program passed into law that allowed the Commissioner and Board of Education to create rules that allowed curriculum performed outside of the classroom to count for High School credit. Each School District, if the rules were adopted, would be ‘forced’ to accept said credits, even if performed by …

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10 Political Ads this Decade – Which is the Best/Worst?

Yep, end of the decade coming up – so I’ll post a few “best of” posts over the next couple days. Let’s start with Political Ads. 2010: Dale Peterson, Alabama Ag Commissioner 2011: Have you slept with Rick Perry? Apparently someone wants to know. 2012: Paul Ryan kills Grandma 2013: Minneapolis Mayor “Wake the F— …

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