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SB142: Legislators & Gov Sununu trashed their oaths to protect the NH Constitution over tampons

UPDATED: I just called Gov. Sununu’s office and asked if I could talk to someone in the Press office about this.  I was told to email my request to Sununu.Press@nh.gov as no one was available.  So, I will. BUMPED and UPDATED 2: NH State Rep Josh Yokela (R-Brentwood) reminded me (and I had forgotten to …

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So, the NH Senate wishes to place ANOTHER unfunded mandate on towns and cities?

[Art.] 28-a. [Mandated Programs.] The state shall not mandate or assign any new, expanded or modified programs or responsibilities to any political subdivision in such a way as to necessitate additional local expenditures by the political subdivision unless such programs or responsibilities are fully funded by the state or unless such programs or responsibilities are approved …

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Frank Edelblut

GrokInterview: Frank Edelblut, NH Commissioner of Education – Part 4

The next “micro-topic” that Frenk Edelblut and I discussed is one of my most favorite parts of the NH Constitution: Article 28-A in combination with the incorrect idea that education in NH is all about local control by one’s School Board.  Thus, we talk about unfunded mandates, the “Statification” of local control and the “Federalization” …

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NH Constitution: Part 1, Article 28-A

NH Constitution: [Art.] 28. [Taxes, by Whom Levied.] No subsidy, charge, tax, impost, or duty, shall be established, fixed, laid, or levied, under any pretext whatsoever, without the consent of the people, or their representatives in the legislature, or authority derived from that body. November 28, 1984 During my second term as a Budget Committee, …

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