Despite assurances about not upending settled law during their confirmation hearings before the US Senate, the three Supreme Court justices seated during the Trump administration, have not lived up to their words.
There are lots of examples of the tyranny of the majority, but last week it couldn’t be more blatant than what happened with House Bill 75.
The celebration last week over the bipartisan approval of the next biennial budget was certainly noteworthy, but despite the festivities there are some long standing problems the budget begins to address but does not solve.
The Senate did remove all of the retirement spending and instead wants to appoint a commission to study additional benefits in light of the long-term stability of the system which has a considerable unfunded liability.
The legislative biennial budget procession will hit the third milestone this week when the Senate meets Wednesday to vote on its proposed $15.1 billion two-year operating budget.
Last week, the third overhaul of the state’s education funding formula was unveiled before the Senate Finance Committee, which decided to include it in the Senate’s proposed state budget for the next two years.
The federal government is broken when 20 or so far right extremists who represent an extremely small portion of the country’s residents, can hold the nation, the economy and the global economy hostage over what was once routine legislation.
Over the last decade, Medicaid expansion, or the Granite Advantage Health Care program has been one of the most impactful and successful the Legislature has enacted.
For example, two communities claim to be the birthplace of the Republican Party, Exeter, New Hampshire and Ripon, Wisconsin.
Is New Hampshire living on borrowed time or just lucky?