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Victoria Sullivan for Mayor of Manchester

Victoria Sullivan: “Breaking Manchester’s tax cap ignores plight of homeowners”

THE MANCHESTER taxpayers who turned out at the polls on Nov. 3, 2009, were rightfully frustrated and tired of consistent spending increases and tax hikes at City Hall. On that day, they spoke loud and clear. With the power of the ballot box, they sent a message that they were tired of government taking more …

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“Tax Relief Continues to Fuel Economy”

NEWS RELEASE  | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2019 CONTACT: Greg Moore, GMoore@afphq.org Tax Relief Continues to Fuel Economy Unemployment data shows 610 more NH residents working CONCORD, NH – Following today’s release of another strong employment report showing 610 more New Hampshire residents working and the state’s workforce adding 890 individuals, both of which …

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Transgenderism: “…so they can replace the rights of citizens with the rights of government.”

by Tom Ambrose |  I’ve been watching with both fascination and horror at the increase in news stories about letting men compete as women in women’s sports. Women fought for decades for the equal opportunity to have sports available and funded for their gender so they, too, could also compete in what was once a …

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For Immediate Release: House Republicans Oppose Democrat Budget, Will Support Veto

Press Release | CONCORD – House Republican Leader Dick Hinch (R-Merrimack) issued a statement at the conclusion of Wednesday’s budget bill committee of conference meeting. “You may hear Democrats championing this budget as some sort of breakthrough, but let me tell you, it is rife with policy and gimmicks that put New Hampshire on a …

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NH sends $1.5 million back to local schools – Unused federal funds will support 111 projects across New Hampshire

Contact: Grant Bosse | CONCORD- New Hampshire Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut today announced that he has reallocated $1.5 million in unused federal Title I and Title II funds back to New Hampshire school districts “I understand that sometimes school districts are not always able to use every dollar of federal grants before they expire. This …

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Press: New Hampshire State Board of Education Approves Learn Everywhere Rules

Contact: Grant Bosse | CONCORD- Today, the State Board of Education voted 4-3 in favor of draft rules implementing the Learn Everywhere program. The innovative education initiative would allow New Hampshire public school students to earn credit toward graduation for accredited learning outside of the classroom. In 2018, the Legislative approved and Gov. Chris Sununu …

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My Turn: Can we make SATs and college admissions more transparent?

by Frank Edleblut, NH Commission of Education |  College Board recently changed the SAT to include a context score, commonly referred to as an adversity score, to better reflect the effect of socio-economic disadvantages in the assessment outcomes. This adversity score will take into account 15 socio-economic factors in an attempt to scale results for …

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