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The constitutionality of education savings accounts

By NH State Rep Glenn Cordelli Recently two of my colleagues in the New Hampshire House wrote that Senate Bill 193, the “school voucher” bill, is unconstitutional (Monitor Forum, March 24). I believe that my friends are incorrect, and the U.S. Supreme Court agrees with me. Let me start out by correcting the repeated line about a voucher …

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Jane Cormier Announces Run for Executive Council District 4

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jane Cormier Ph: 603-781-5695 Email: jane4ec@gmail.com Hooksett, NH – The Honorable Jane Cormier, has announced her run for the Executive Council District 4. “The Executive Council provides many important responsibilities to the citizens of New Hampshire, including the oversight and approval of approximately $5.2 billion dollars of the annual …

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David Hogg: Omission of Hunter Pollack a “Miscommunication” Op ed

By Jim Johnson So, now David Hogg (self-anointed boy wonder) claims that Hunter Pollack’s omission from speaking at the ‘March for Our Lives’ was merely a “miscommunication.” Hunter Pollack disagrees and surmises his ‘message’ did not fit the “agenda.” In retrospect, the organized ‘March for Our Lives’ has been a complete travesty.

Ideologies do not belong in schools

By Ken Eyring It appears the Windham School District’s Administration has a double standard regarding when parental approval is deemed appropriate regarding student instruction. In September 2016, parents were required to sign a permission slip before their children would receive a copy of the United States Constitution on Constitution Day (Sept. 17th). That request rightfully …

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Op-Ed: “New Hampshire should stay in the Crosscheck program”

by Sen. Regina Birdsell, R-Hampstead, represents District 19. Legislation comes in all shapes and sizes, including the bill introduced this session that would remove New Hampshire from the national voter Crosscheck program. The bill, SB 349, would repeal the state’s authority to share voter info or data with other states to ensure that each voter …

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Officials need to understand that not everyone in Gilford is affluent…

By Dave Horvath, Sr.To The Daily Sun, Gilford may be an affluent town but not everybody in town is affluent. We need people in our elected positions who understand this dynamic. Gilford has many citizens that their only source of income is their Social Security check. Many people who work in the private sector have not …

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Avard praises bi-partisan support of bill updating firearm terminology 

Press Release Concord, NH – Today the NH Senate adopted a bill, SB 500, amending references to firearms terminology with the unanimous consent of the body. SB 500 received the unanimous recommendation of Ought to Pass from the NH Senate Judiciary Committee. “I am pleased this common-sense bill updating references to firearms terminology passed the …

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