CO2 and the Downeaster

by Dick Lemieux In her Nov. 5 letter, Jennifer J. Smith questions whether the Downeaster’s average occupancy can be only 20 passengers per train. She counters with her own estimate that it carries about 150 passengers per trip. It’s an irrelevant statistic, but it’s...

RTK-NH Passes New Law

Thanks to the group Right to Know, NH who drafted the bill, Governor Sununu signed HB 296 into law on July 10th. HB 296 changes the Right-to-Know Law (RSA 91-A) so that no cost shall be charged for the inspection or delivery, without copying, of governmental records,...

NH Must Say “NO” to Commuter Rail

by Jane Aitken for the Bedford Residents Association You may have seen this recent Union Leader article that touts a recent St. Anselm’s ‘survey’ regarding commuter rail for NH. It is claimed that “75.5% of residents surveyed” support the...

Tell the NH Senate: Take SB 306 Out of the Budget!

Every NH municipality and the voters that direct them should be concerned. When John Lynch was governor, he created a commission to address a phony “water crisis”. Now, some are using a manufactured “housing crisis” to promote the proliferation...

How Your State Reps Voted February 27-28, 2019

Here is how the parties voted in the NH Legislature as of February 27-28, 2019 HB712, creating an income tax with rates set by an unelected bureaucrat. Passed. 100% of Democrats voted to Pass. 98% of Republicans voted to Kill. HB686, creating a new tax on capital...

How Your State Reps Voted February 14, 2019

Here is how the parties voted in the NH Legislature as of February 14, 2019 HB497-0113h, reducing the statewide property tax. Did not pass. 100% of Democrats voted to Kill. 94% of Republicans voted to Pass. HB185, reducing the interest & dividends tax. Killed....