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What If They Failed To Pass A Budget, And Nobody Cared Or Even Noticed?

So Governor Sununu vetoed the budget passed by the Democrat legislature, which I often refer to as the #SocialistBudget: It would have been nice if Sununu had also given as a reason for the veto that the #SocialistBudget would force taxpayers to pay for abortions, but I suppose that wouldn’t be “woke” and Team-Sununu is …

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So kids, what did we learn from Thursday’s House Session (06/13/19)?

We learned that the NH State House of Representatives can still concur on really bad legislation even when voting stations are inoperative. All it takes is a head count of yeas and nays for a division vote or the Speaker determining the winning decision via voice vote.  Roll call votes are a bit more tricky …

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Is the NH Economy So Good That We Can Afford To Grow State Government by 16%?

I know what you were thinking while you were paying almost four dollars a gallon for gas, or looking at your utility or cable bill, or thinking about how much more it costs to do the grocery shopping these days.  You were thinking, “Hey, times are so good, lets grow the size of the state government by …

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They call it Cramming Costs Down, I Call it Returning Local Control (and Local Responsibility)

We sent a Republican super-majority to the New Hampshire State House to deal with the profligate spending and incompetent accounting of the Democrats.   We can all disagree on the specifics of the outcome but one fact is clear–they did what we sent them there to do.  State government is no longer growing in excess of …

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