Vote No on CACR 12

The House and Senate will meet to vote on CACR 12 on June 6th, Wednesday at 10 AM. Please call or email your legislators as soon as possible. Instruct them to KILL CACR 12. If this constitutional amendment is passed by the House and the Senate, which requires a 3/5...

Take CACR 8 Off the Table!

Take CACR 8 Off the Table and Pass It: Restore Educational Standards and Funding Decisions to the People CACR 8, the best constitutional fix to the Claremont decision, did not get the necessary 239 votes to pass the House last month. The vote was 222-133, just 17...

CACR 12 Must Be Killed

CACR 12 Must Be Killed. Not only does it eliminate local control of schools permanently, but it opens the door to a graduated income tax! When education spending exceeds income, and it will with a steady march of not-fully-funded federal mandates, the legislature will...

Education Funding Reform (CACR 12)

Next Wednesday, March 9th is the date for this. The SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION FUNDING REFORM will hold a public hearing on a constitutional amendment, CACR 12, at 9:30 AM in the LOB 207. Here’s the amendment that Speaker O’Brien presented to the...

The Cost of Defining “Adequate” In Merrimack NH

The Cost of Defining “Adequate” In Merrimack NH by Steve MacDonald A funny thing happened on the way to the ‘off-hand comment’ on the Merrimack TEA Facebook page. I was accused of not using “real and accurate data” and that my...

Fairness in Education Funding (HB 340)

HB 340 is a bill that would allow abatements from the education property tax for each resident taxpayer’s child who is not enrolled in a public elementary or secondary school. The bill also allows a municipality to elect to grant an additional abatement from the...