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What is Local Control?

Time and time again when legislation comes up we hear the “local control” argument. More often than not, it’s when the state or federal government propose legislation that infringes on freedom and limits opportunity. Sometimes, it happens when the state or federal government proposes legislation that increases liberty and freedom, and expands opportunity. In case …

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New Hampshire’s Bi-Partisan Usurpation of Local Control

Michael Kitch’s November 22, 2019 article in the NH Business Review; “Taking on NH’s housing ‘crisis’ – Task force’s recommendations ‘a long time coming’” praises the Governor’s new plan to manage housing in NH. The plan is not an enhancement of local control, but a gross usurpation of it.

Frank Edelblut

NH JLCAR objects to Learn Everywhere.

CONCORD- Following the vote of the Joint Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules to issue a preliminary objection to rules implementing the Learn Everywhere program, Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut gave the following statement: “Today’s action was disappointing, but not unexpected. Unfortunately, any attempt to change the status quo in our schools is met with resistance. Giving …

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Learn Everywhere is latest step in redesigning NH education

by Fred Bramante (former chairman of the State Board of Education)  | The State Board of Education recently approved rules implementing the Learn Everywhere program proposed by Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut and created by the Legislature last year. These rules are scheduled for a vote on final approval by the Joint Legislative Committee on Administrative …

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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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The Secret to Sustainable One-World Government is …Local Control?

The UN’s Sustainable (everything) Initiatives are several of many globalist one-world-government efforts. Like Climate change, they exist to redistribute wealth (and power) created by evil capitalism while poisoning it’s well. Think Regional Planning Commissions (RPC’s) who are local but think global. They pretend the priorities are yours, but they are actually regional governors imposing global ruling class …

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There is More than One Price to Pay for Letting Democrats back into Power

Democrats have made no secret of their plans to raise taxes. Left-wing leaders at both the Federal and State level are running on erasing tax reform. Here in New Hampshire, candidates for Governor and State Senator as well as other state elected offices are looking to roll back tax cuts on job creators even though …

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There’s a reason why NH ranks much higher than Maine

Reformatted, emphasis mine: “…The compilation data is stunning. In many of the selected reports, Maine lagged far behind New Hampshire for competitiveness for new industry, tax burden, cost of doing business, workforce education, infrastructure, regulatory environment and labor supply. New Hampshire came in, nationally, as the 15th best state in terms of business climate and …

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