It is time for a little honesty about the state’s new Education Freedom Account program and who is benefitting from the use of the state’s tax dollars.
Retail politics is still practiced with a passion in the Granite State, but it pales in effectiveness to the millions of dollars poured into our purple state to influence outcomes.
Because of events during the past two years, involving every branch of the federal government, states have a far greater say in some of the most controversial issues facing the country and the state, from abortion to gun control and how taxpayers’ education dollars are spent.
The problem with taxes is most people do not know how they work.
Politics has always been a dirty business at times, but now it is filthy most of the time.
One of the most expansive school choice programs in the country, it was sold as a way for students and parents to find the best educational avenues to fit their student’s individual learning needs.
The pandemic has changed the way we live and has upended many institutions essential for our well-being.
Nearly two decades ago, former Gov. Craig Benson welcomed members of the Free State Project into his office and urged them to use New Hampshire as their home base in their quest to influence a small state’s political system and reframe government to their goals.
So while other states and their citizens may leave politics behind for the next two months, New Hampshire and its residents along with three other states — Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Delaware — have September primaries.
However, New England electric ratepayers could collectively reduce their bills by $1.5 billion to $1 billion a year if there were no forward capacity component.