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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...

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Gender Reassignment, Expanded Medicaid, Etc.

(Hour 2b) Rich talked to Kimberly Morin of NH Political Buzz for Politically Buzzed.  They started by talking about the decision for the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services to pay for sex reassignment surgery.  They then shared about a gender identity bill, Expanded Medicaid and more.  Finally, they took calls from Dave and Eddy, who both wanted to get involved in the conversation about mental illness.  Tune in to get all of the details! Click here for the mentioned archive and click here to view a relevant archive about...

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Gun Control, Carol Shea Porter’s Retirement and Replacing Speaker Jasper

(Hour 2b) Rich talked to Kimberly Morin of NH Political Buzz for Politically Buzzed.  Kimberly tackled the push to ban bump stocks and criticisms towards gun control ideologies in light of the tragic shooting in Las Vegas.  She then addressed the retiring of Carol Shea Porter and the search to replace Speaker Jasper.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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On Air News Read for October 13, 2017

The Bedford Town Clerk has been having trouble with the state’s new motor vehicle system.  The database went down yesterday and while it did come back on line, town officials say the connection hasn’t been reliable.  They suggest you call ahead to make sure all is well beforehand.  The number’s 4 7 2 5 2 4 2. The city of Manchester announced yesterday that it is holding a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event tomorrow from 9 AM to 2 PM, at the Dunbarton Road Drop Off Facility.  This is an opportunity for Manchester residents to dispose of household hazardous wastes...

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On Air News Read for August 2, 2017

The federal government published information on proposed rate increases for New Hampshire’s Obamacare Health Insurance Exchange for 2018, yesterday.  As expected it showed that consumers in the individual market will likely face increases of more than forty percent, which New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Roger Sevigny said was, quote: “alarming, especially for the 94,000 New Hampshire residents who obtain their insurance through the individual market.”  Sevigny blamed quote “continued uncertainty at the federal level” for the increase and said the Department of Insurance was quote: “actively engaged to identify options to lessen the impact on the thousands of families who rely...

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Obamacare: A Failing Healthcare System and Affected Insurance Markets

(Hour 1b) Rich and Ed Naile, Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, tackled the topic of Obamacare.  They talked about what’s happening with insurance markets in the country right now.  They address the situation with Charlie Garb, who was a victim of London’s healthcare system, and addressed New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Roger Sevigny’s plan.  Finally, they commented on the failure of the Republican Party in repealing and replacing Obamacare and speculated about the motives of President Donald Trump.  ...

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The High Cost of Healthcare in the United States

(Hours 1b,c) After informing the listeners about the establishment of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Rich talked about determining how children are doing in their civics literacy.  He then covered the healthcare debate, speaking about pre-paid healthcare plans that are subsidized by the government and other people, and he shared about the economic strain on taxpayers that is largely due to Obamacare.  Tune in to hear all about it! Click here for the mentioned interview with Jeb Bradley. (Hour 1c) Rich continued in the healthcare discussion, addressing the claim that fifty thousand people could lose their coverage.  He spoke...

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Senate Finance Chair Discusses Pending Budget

(Hours 2a,b,c) Rich talked to Senator Gary Daniels, who is the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.  Senator Daniels started by sharing about his time so far as part of the Senate Finance Committee and telling the listeners what he thinks should be considered in creating the budget.  They discussed infrastructure funding appropriation, tax cuts and more. (Hour 2b) Rich continued with Senator Daniels by inquiring about the increased level of disagreement over the budget.  They talked about where spending is increasing and why it is doing so, tackling social services spending, full day kindergarten, Planned Parenthood and more. ...

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The Kindergarten Bill and Rising Electric Rates

(Hour 1c) Rich started the segment by talking about Senate Bill 191.  He wondered about the tie between Kindergarten funding and Keno funding and wondered if towns should get Kindergarten funding based off of funds generated through Keno in other towns.  He then spoke about the “reckless financial advice” that City Finance Officer Bill Sanders gave to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, before sharing about Senate Bill 129, which would cause electric rates to go even higher.  Finally, he employed the listeners to call Governor Chris Sununu at 271.2121 and ask him to veto Senate Bill 129.  Tune...

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On Air News Read for June 9, 2017

Details are still coming in about the Candia School Board’s vote last night to repeal the controversial policy on transgender – gender non conforming students.  The policy has roiled the town since it was introduced more than a year ago.  Hundreds signed petitions and dozens spoke in opposition, but the school board voted four to one to adopt the policy anyway.  At election time, voters in Candia tossed out incumbents Nicole LaFlamme and Karyn Yeatman, who supported the policy, in favor of Dana Buckley and Stephanie Helmig, who did not.  After Buckley, Helmig and Board Chair Matthew Woodrow voted...

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