Democrat Jeanne Dietsch wants Government to choose for you. Denise Ricciardi, her Republican opponent in NH State Senate District 9, wants YOU to make choices for you and yours. Should be an easy pick but let me get on with the Comments.
We have just ended Joint Fiscal Committee meeting of the New Hampshire Legislature. The most controversial item was a Federal Education Grant of 46 million dollars over 5 years, for improving and adding new charter schools. The first installment to be voted on was 11 million dollars.
America is beginning to see a clearer picture of what Biden’s America would look like. Going to Leftist policies means less choice, and it certainly means higher taxes. We’ll pay more and get less. But we will all be the same whether we are or aren’t.
In June, the US Supreme Court ruled that states could not discriminate against schools based on religion regarding tuitioning rules. Grandparents from Croydon, NH, promptly sued the state over its prohibition. Three families in Vermont have just done the same in theirs.
The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Espinoza v Montana Department of Revenue was a landmark decision relating to school choice and education freedom. The case revolved around a Montana law that was passed, creating a tax credit scholarship program – similar to our NH program.
There was a time when the Democratic Party worked to prosper working people. Today, in New Hampshire and around the country, they oppose allowing tax dollars of working parents to follow their children to achieve the best possible educational environment for their children.
Recently, Reason published an article based on this analogy: ‘If a Walmart doesn’t reopen, families can take their food stamps elsewhere. If a school doesn’t reopen, families should similarly be able to take their education dollars elsewhere.’