The Pledge does not address the inequities in paying for the highway system and managing the state’s wildlife and aquatic resources.
With few exceptions, when department heads’ four- or five-year terms end, Sununu has not reappointed them, and in several cases, after more than a decade in office.
Julie Brown of Rochester represented what our founders envisioned in creating a legislature of common citizens, a good public servant with passion, empathy, compassion and the common sense to balance competing needs.
The budget battle over the state’s two-year operating budget vetoed by Gov. Chris Sununu quickly became warring press conferences, partisan politics and sloganeering that had little to do with reality.
The disparity between property-wealthy school districts and the opportunities they provide their children and property-poor districts is immense.
Local officials face difficult questions as they begin constructing budgets voters or councils will decide next year.
The vetoes mean a lot of work on many people’s part, both Democrat and Republican, businesses and private citizens, will be for naught.
Political parties are supposed to look out for their own interest, but there is a tipping point when the party’s interest overwhelms the general public’s interest.
Pounding nails to permanently close Northern Pass’ coffin began long before the state Supreme Court heard the case.
Approving Northern Pass would have done little directly for the people of New Hampshire.