EIEI Oh NO!

by Ed Naile The NH State Supreme Court, remember them? They had the distinction of having several members impeached back in 2001 for trying to rig a decision. But as in the Clinton style we have become so used to their antics they are still with us because too many...

Hearing on HB 1573 January 16

There will be a Committee Hearing on January 16th on HB 1573 in LOB 301 at 1:00 PM. Please contact the Municipal and County Government Committee and attend and testify if you...

HB 1573 Would Abolish RPCs

Representative Jane Cormier has filed a bill in the NH legislature to abolish RPCs. “She said that sheer number of references to the regional planning commissions in state statute belies the notion that they have only advisory authority.” “All of...

Too Many Questions Remain on SB 11

Although SB 11 has passed the Senate, it is still being considered in the House and won’t be subject to a full vote until May 22, 2013. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Stiles, Dist 24; Sen. Prescott, Dist 23; Rep. Abrami, Rock 19; Rep. Copeland, Rock 19; Rep....

Regional Planning Meeting Becomes Contentious

It would be hard to categorize this subject since the Regional Planning Commissions are not elected by the public. Where do they fall with respect to public input? How Do You Crash an Open House? Just Ask the...

Got a Woodstove? Watch Out!

HB 307, forcing homeowners to remove and destroy their wood stoves when they sell their home, and report it to NH DES, was killed in the NH House, 338-9. You can keep your stove! Who would dare sponsor such a monstrous violation of property rights? Peter Schmidt...