Several incidents occurred in the last month that either did not go before the ethics committee or were processed in a way to avoid the sunshine that is the public’s right-to-know.
While the controversial organization’s foot in the door was lamented by many after the vote, the on-line financial literacy course will not “cost” the state anything, which cannot be said about the biggest battleground in the education war, the Education Freedom Accounts program.
Casino gambling was one of the first proposals studied to increase funding for public education after the Claremont education lawsuit was decided by the state Supreme Court.
As everyone knows, the New Hampshire House is the third largest legislative body in the English speaking world, only behind the US House and the United Kingdom’s House of Commons.
One of the major changes the New Hampshire legislature made in recent years is to institute a provisional ballot for those registering to vote on election day without a photo ID.
But Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed the bill last week saying “New Hampshire ratepayers have been taken for over $200 million in order to subsidize the Burgess Biomass Plant in Berlin, NH. Enough is enough,” adding “The Power Purchase Agreement with Burgess Biopower is a great example of what can go wrong when the good intentions of a sympathetic government get exploited and abused by opportunists in the private sector.”
Did you know it was white people who ended slavery? Or that slavery was commonplace in the world as far back as the third century?
Despite politicians’ claims of business tax rate cuts spurring the state’s economy, a recent study indicates the state’s economy would grow faster by putting additional money in the hands of low- to moderate-income residents.
This year is the 30th anniversary of the state Supreme Court’s Claremont education decision, but the fundamental issues raised by the five plaintiff communities is not yet “settled law.”
The initial figures for state revenue collected in the 2023 fiscal year ending June 30 shows the state collected $539 million more than predicted by budget writers two years ago.