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These plans for tax hikes are just hot air

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

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December 30, 2008
Union Leader
With a budget crisis of extraordinary proportions, there’s a strong whiff of taxes in the air. If we’re not careful, we’ll find ourselves downwind of the latest taxing rage: flatulence. For some reason, the ill wind of gaseous emissions is very popular among tax-hungry lawmakers and a good symbol of all that’s [...]

Controversial saltwater fishermen registry delayed a year

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

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December 30, 2008
Boston Globe
Saltwater fishermen will have to get a license to fish starting in 2010.
When the federal government announced last spring that recreational fishing in saltwater would require a license by 2009, Northeast fishermen vehemently protested.
Of the 23 coastal states, only the seven stretching from Maine to New Jersey, plus Hawaii, do not require [...]

Hooksett councilor wants others to resign over contract flap

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

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December 30, 2008
Union Leader
HOOKSETT – Town Councilor Pat Rueppel is calling for the resignation of five fellow council members who signed an employment contract outside of an official meeting.
“There are seasoned councilors who signed it. They knew better,” Rueppel said. “You have to have a meeting. You have to have a discussion and vote on [...]

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