To date about 75 percent of the state funds spent for the freedom account program has subsidized tuition for students who attended private and religious schools before the program was launched in 2021 and not students leaving public schools for private or religious schools as advocates had predicted.
Preventing the tyranny of the majority is essentially protecting the minority from discrimination due to the actions of the majority.
CACR 4 would increase lawmakers’ pay from $200 for the two-year session to $5,000 and increase the presiding officers’ — i.e. the House Speaker and Senate President — salaries for the two years to $6,250.
2022 was an election year and that often brings out the worst in politicians, political hacks and supporters or opposers.
The Sununu administration has proposed two energy policies in the last six years with cheaper energy the driving factor and that translates into continued reliance on fossil fuels.
Today Democratic office holders, officials, activists and party members are yelling “Hell no, we won’t go” to the Democratic National Committee over a decision to change the dates for its presidential selection process.
Organization Day, the first Wednesday in December, is the day the House and Senate elect their leaders, as well as the Secretary of State and the State Treasurer.
The recounts for House races have a particular significance this year with a nearly evenly split House between Republicans and Democrats.
The number of registered voters is considerably smaller than it was after the 2020 general election because checklists were purged — as they are required to do at least once every 10 years — before this election.
In the Executive Council, state Senate and state House races, Democratic candidates received more votes than their Republican counterparts, but will still be in the minority.