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Democrats say Yea to Gas Tax, No To Study the Definition of Domicile

The New Hampshire Senate voted to pass SB367 (with 4 Republicans–Boutin, Odell, Stiles, and Rausch).  SB 367 is a hike in the gas tax that is estimated to extract an additional 31 million dollars per year from New Hampshire Families and small business owners.   Business owners will have to eat the increase or pass it …

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Coos County Republican Ineligible For State Committee so….

Back on December 17th, 2012 we reported here that Republican County Commissioner Tom Brady could not serve on the state committee because he publicly endorsed NH Senate District 1 candidate Jeff Woodburn. Former foes unite. Republican County Commissoner (sic) Tom Brady backs Woodburn for Senate. Since our tough race 8 years ago, Tom and I …

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Tom Brady (Not that one) Can’t Be On The NH-GOP State Committee

Actually, the other Tom Brady can’t be  an NH-GOP voting Committee member either but let us not get distracted. NH-GOP Bylaws, Article 1, section 4A: A.  Any registered Republican who, at the same time joins or allows his or her name to be used in support of a political committee or a defined group of …

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Souter’s unsettling move

  Guest Post By Jeff Woodburn Why does the news of David Souter’s move from his rustic, old homestead on a dirt road in Weare to an upscale new house in a pricey subdivision in Hopkinton trouble me so?  At 69, the recently retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice deserved a comfortable place sturdy enough to …

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Landaff’s one-room Blue School: “Intentionally small”

Recess at Landaff’s Blue School Guest post by Jeff Woodburn LANDAFF –   Our vast, complicated education system produced its annual results last week as high schools across the country held graduation ceremonies.  In New Hampshire some ten thousand high school seniors were handed diplomas thus finishing a 13 year process at a cost of around …

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Guest Blog Post: Simple desires are the key to happiness. Except when gov’t. has something to say about it…

Dashed dreams? Doug, I thought you may find this piece interesting as it relates to the growth of NH’s  regulation and inspection of the vehicle.  It also relates the simple desire of owning an old truck. All the best. Jeff Desiring an old truck By Jeff Woodburn Simple desires are the key to happiness.  I’ve …

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Giuliani wins the straw poll. No, not THAT one…

Ron Paul’s supporters caravanning to the straw  poll? * . In the Nashua Telegraph’s blog page, "NH Prime Cuts", Kevin Landrigan reports on another, lesser-known straw poll that took place this past weekend. Given that it took place in NH, probably a more important state than Iowa in the requisite steps a candidate must take on the path to …

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