Bankrupting the Village: Timeline of Bedford

Note: This is the last of a series of articles on how the Bedford School Industry Spenders hurt the community of Bedford just as we predicted their actions would. We offer you the timeline after revisiting some related articles from 2003-2006 before the new school was...

Sales Tax (HB 1611)

Update: HB 1611 was heard by the House Ways and Means Committee who determined that this bill was ITL 17-2. by Steve MacDonald Coming to a committee hearing near you, HB 1611 (click for full text) would create a new chapter in New Hampshire called 77-F:1 which would...

NH is not alone regarding HCR 6

Seems that now we are up to 24 states who feel the need to declare their rights by explicit restatements of what has always been in place, but not necessarily enforced, as detailed by the 10th Amendment. 23 other States Claiming Sovereignty are AZ, AL, AK, AR, CA, CO,...

Right to Know circumvention (HB 379)

HB 379 would enable city aldermen and/or mayor to have secret, closed-door sessions with the School Board, Police and Fire commissioners, library trustees, and so on down the line. This bill was proposed at the behest of the City of Nashua. Bill text:...

Student elected to local office – how’s that working?

If there is any danger to allowing out-of-state college students to vote, a bigger one is allowing them to run for local offices about which they have no knowledge or interest. One such incidence of this happened last November when Vanessa Sievers, a resident from Big...

State Spending Cap Bill (HB 369)

HB 369 would have limited state spending increases to the rate of inflation. Given our huge budget deficit that followed a 17.5% increase in State Spending it would seem this bill would have been timely. Read the text of HB 369, establishing a spending cap on state...