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How About A “Little” Tax Increase Scarecrow?

The motion to suspend rules and introduce an amendment that would require funds raised for highways and bridges to be spent on Highways and bridges failed, with 51 Republicans voting with the Democrats against the motion. The following vote to raise New Hampshire’s gas tax 83% which includes funding things other than roads and bridges, passed 207-163, …

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Republican Sponsor of NH’s Massive Gas Tax Increase No Longer Supports the Bill

One of HB617’s original sponsors, a bill that would raise New Hampshire’s gas tax more than 80% once fully implemented, has had a come to Jesus moment with regard to Democrats and taxes. I can only hope our humble influence here at GraniteGrok, the fact that he is one of my state reps, and the emails pointing out the unpleasant historical …

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Republican Ed Gionet Jumps Ship on NH Democrats Massive Gas Tax Hike

Grafton County District 5 Republican Ed Gionet, who voted for the Democrats massive gas tax increase in committee –when he thought it was for roads and bridges–has announced that he will not vote for the bill when it hits the house floor.  Why?  Read it for yourself. PRESS RELEASE – REP. EDMUND GIONET ANNOUNCES HE INTENDS TO …

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Gas Tax, Gas Tax, Gas Tax! Bill O’Brien Has An Amendment for HB 617

Former House Speaker Bill O’Brien has submitted a proposed amendment to HB 617 the New Hampshire Democrats massive gas tax hike.   It would require all taxes raised to go to the Highway Department for roads and bridges.   (From Facebook) This morning I sent the following email to all other state representatives. I would like …

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Open Letter to Republican Members of the New Hampshire House

Emailed to the entire caucus, Wednesday Morning, 2-27-2013 Honorable Republican Representatives, In the wake of the errant email in which NH Gas tax sponsor David Campbell (D-Nashua) reveals the true nature of his proposal, I wanted to take a moment to offer up some relevant observations. Mr. Campbell remarked that his gas tax will provide …

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Democrats Always Lie About Taxes and Spending

Democrats lie about taxes, spending, and caring about the middle class, and two opportunities to prove that have recently presented themselves. First, Nashua Democrat David Campbell, from whose progressive womb sprang the 15 cent per gallon gas tax, recently remarked in an email to Democrat party leadership that the Democrat gas tax was… …”the gift …

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HB617: Thanks to BOTH NH Democrats AND Republicans, filling up is going to cost us all $0.15 / gallon

Yup, that’s right.  The NH House’s Public Works and Highway Committee members decided that it was so durn important to fix roads and such, they couldn’t be bothered to really set a priority list and bump down others much less important (remember:  “Maggie the Marxist” – she choose diapers over students??  $2 million for adult diapers? …

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Another Day With NH Democrats….Two More Taxes…or is it Six?

The Concord Monitor is reporting on a  plan by New Hampshire Democrat David Campbell (D- Nashua), that would eventually extract $115,000,000.00 million more dollars per year out of the pockets of struggling New Hampshire families.  He’d like to raise the gas tax and the increase the cost to register your vehicles every year. His ‘plan’ …

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Why Not Cut The Gas Tax?

I’ve been suggesting for years now that cutting the cigarette tax would raise more revenue.  That is the point of a tax after all.  And with neighboring states that are stuck on stupid when it comes to the rules and affects of taxation any reduction will increase other commerce as people come over the border …

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