Select Page

Tag: Chief James Burkush

Senate Bill 193: Revisions, Union Opposition, Etc.

(Hour 1b) Rich talked about revisions to Senate Bill 193, which is the Education Savings Account bill.  He spoke about Union opposition, before telling the listeners about Manchester School Board member Barbara Shaw’s stance on the bill.  He and frequent show listener John Sartorelli then discussed the educational benefits of homeschooling, changes to the bill in order to pass it, and more.  Tune in to get all of the...

Read More

Recounting the Queen City Elections

(Hour 1a) Rich opened this morning by talking about his late night and by taking a call from Eric in Manchester, who wondered what program will air in the place of the Girard at Large radio show next week and about whether he thinks that Alderman Patrick Long will win the recount that he filed for.  Rich then spoke to the listeners about those who are filing for recount and why they should.  Tune in to get all of the...

Read More

Queen City Elections: Recount Requests

(Hour 1c) Rich talked to the listeners about recounts.  He told the listeners that there are a number of races from the recent Queen City elections that he believes should move forward with a recount and he explained different situations in which the votes may not be accurately tallied.  He then explained spoiled ballots, over votes and more.  Finally, he took a call from Ward 6 ballot inspector Albert Jernigan, who shared from his experience with votes.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

Read More

Ward 9 Debate: Alderman Barbara Shaw v. James Burkush

(Hours 3a,b,c) Rich talked to Alderman Barbara Shaw and James Burkush, who are running for Alderman in Ward 9.  Barbara began the segment by telling the listeners about her background.  James then came to the microphone to explain why he is running for the position.  Tune in to get all of the details! (Hour 3b) As the debate continued, Rich inquired about spending services and tax caps.  James shared his opinion about Union contracts and Barbara defended her decision to override the tax cap. (Hour 3c) Rich took a call from John in Hooksett, who inquired about whether the...

Read More

2017 Election Debate Discussions

(Hours 1a,b) Rich opened this morning’s show by talking about broadcasting issues.  He then shared exciting announcements about next week’s show calendar and informed the listeners about why he’s offended by Mayoral candidate Joyce Craig’s apparent refusal to accept his invitation to come on the show.  Tune in to get the details! Click here for the mentioned archive post. (Hour 1b) Rich started by making a correction to something that he said in the previous segment.  He then spoke about John Lyscars’ involvement in an event scheduled for tonight and addressed those who have criticized an event that Ward...

Read More

Joyce Craig and the Tax Cap

(Hour 3a) Rich opened the final hour by having a tax cap discussion.  He commented on those who claim that they respect the tax cap and referenced Mayoral candidate Joyce Craig’s plan for the city.  Tune in to get all of the...

Read More

On Air News Read for September 27, 2017

The towns of Auburn, Chester and Sandown held a special election yesterday to fill the state rep. vacancy created in Rockingham District #4, by the passing of State Rep. William Polewarczyk of Chester in May.  The unofficial results released by the towns show Democrat Kari Lerner of Chester defeated Republican James Headd of Auburn 9 0 1 votes to 8 6 2.  Libertarian James Jarvis of Sandown received 4 1 votes.  Lerner will serve the balance of the term, which ends next December. The Goffstown Zoning Board is conducting a rehearing on the sixty four foot tall condo development...

Read More

Electioneering in the Queen City

(Hour 1c) Rich opened the segment by talking about how he got introduced to Fred the Intern.  He then displayed his discontent with the Manchester Fire Department, accusing the department of electioneering.  Finally, he spoke about a political mail-piece from Betsi DeVries and addressed Union endorsements.  Tune in to get the details!...

Read More

Alderman Ludwig Blames Board for Charter Breach

(Hour 3a) Rich tackled the statements made by Alderman Ron Ludwig in response to Ward 5 Alderman Tony Sapienza’s abstaining from voting to approve a contract that would directly affect his son.  He read from the Charter and shared his disapproval over the matter.  Tune in to get the details!...

Read More