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Is Nashua Overpaying For Its It Systems?

Nashua taxpayers’ have some serious problems and cyber-security issues within the IT Department. Yet, we’re spending a LOT for them. Taxpayers have paid the following for their IT Department over the last 8 months.

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House Budget Cuts State Spending, Taxes

The 2022-23 state budget passed in the state House of Representatives on Wednesday would reduce state general and education fund spending by 1.4% below actual 2020-21 state spending. The reduction from what legislators approved in the last session is even larger. 

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The CCB19 (Communist Chinese Bioweapon19) Democrat Spending Bill

The CCB19 (Communist Chinese Bioweapon19) Democrat Spending Bill to Cost US Taxpayers $13,260 Each. Of course, with all things Washington DC, that is not bad enough. Unspent billions sit unused. Like uninvestigated ballots in the NH AG’s Election Eunuchs office in Concord.

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The Magic of Per-Student Cost

Are your state representatives smarter than fifth-graders? Here’s a word problem that even a fifth-grader should be able to solve: A boat ferries passengers across a lake.  Ten people want to ride it together.  The captain says:  It costs me $100 to run the boat, so you’ll have to pay an average of $10 each. …

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CT Governor Wants Regional Board to Raise the Gas Tax (TCI) Because His State Needs the Money.

The folks who pushed, promoted, and signed on to the Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI) are so cute. They keep insisting that this is about saving the planet. We’ll reduce emissions. Gaia will love us. Sorry, as with all such schemes, the goal is to milk the sick cow for a few more bucks before it …

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Taxes, Mayor Joyce Craig, and Silence in Manchester

Having recently received my tax bill in Manchester, I noticed something.  The tax increase, projected by both Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig and the Board of Aldermen at .49%, was actually nearly triple that amount at 1.4%.  In and of itself, a 1.4% tax increase isn’t earth-shattering.