CONCORD – For the first time in 14 years, New Hampshire has a wholly Republican budget, crafted by the GOP-controlled Senate and House and the party’s first governor since 2004.
DISTANT DOME: Holding open a proposed biennial operating budget as long as possible is always a good idea.
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.