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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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Andru Volinsky – trying to outdo Grimm’s fairy tales?

Recently, Executive Councilor Andu Volinsky suggested that gubernatorial vetoes should be subject to Executive Council approval. Fortunately, there is one thing that stands between Councilor Volinsky and vetoes: The Constitution of the State of New Hampshire. This isn’t the first time Councilor Volinsky has tried to end run the Constitution. Most of you may not …

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Women’s Defense League Announces 1st Annual Scholarship Essay Content

The Women’s Defense League of New Hampshire (WDLNH) proudly announces its first annual scholarship essay contest with monetary awards in the amount of $500 each for two New Hampshire high school seniors. To be eligible for the WDLNH Scholarship Contest award, entrants must be New Hampshire residents in their senior year of high school, currently …

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Part 1 – Testimony on behalf of HB564 – relative to possession of firearms in safe school zones

I am here in Concord to both record and to testify on HB 564 (“relative to possession of firearms in safe school zones.”).  It’s not a good bill – one that I would suggest is a nuisance bill that just makes it harder for law abiding gun owners to exercise their Second Amendment and Article …

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Isn’t keeping NH.GOV up to date the Executive Branch’s responsibility, Gov. Sununu?

UPDATED (3/7 from 3/6) and BUMPED: Success!  I did see yesterday (and so did commenter Paul Sand) that NH Dept of IT finally updated the NH Constitution page and added the two duly passed amendments at the top of the page.  This morning I went to take a quick screen shot and update but it …

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Will Gov Chris Sununu veto SB241?

Our standard of measure (an engineering term that Gov. Sununu should know well) here at GraniteGrok includes the NH Constitution.  SB241 is yet another attempt to implement a 19th-century technology, a choo-choo train, for the benefit of a very few at the expense of very many. And of course, they are at it again with a …

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Anti-Gun Bills: The Short View

I don’t believe that the Democratic majorities in the House and Senate have any interest in protecting rights that they don’t think are important — in particular, the right to keep and bear arms for self-defense, whether against criminals, or against the state. But I do believe that they are interested in power — that is, …

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