CONCORD – The state’s new two-year operating budget will define this two-year legislative session more than any other bill or issue.
While the Internet has opened up the world, it has closed the minds of those too lazy to think or do their civic duty to be informed participants.
A bitter battle ensued …
Last week the House failed to pass a budget for the first time in half a century, maybe longer.
DISTANT DOME: New Hampshire lawmakers always said “we are different, we’re not like Washington,” but these days the New Hampshire Legislature looks more and more like Congress.
Newly appointed Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut didn’t disclose that he contributed to a legal fund in the Croydon case when he was nominated to the post earlier this year by Gov. Chris Sununu.
In two Le Journal de Quebec articles, Hydro-Québec appears to be saying it is reassessing its involvement in the project and its financial arrangement with Eversource.
DISTANT DOME: With new administrations in Concord and in Washington D.C., a long-running Broadway musical comes to mind — Promises, Promises — a play about power and lust.
DISTANT DOME: Of the 1,000 or more bills lawmakers will debate this six-month session, the budget package — House Bill 1 and House Bill 2 — will have far greater impact on the state than the hot-button issues like right-to-work and concealed carry for firearm
DISTANT DOME: Is it time to rethink how we establish political districts here in New Hampshire and nationally to better reflect the will of the majority?