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The UK Election, Consumption Tax and Stranded Cost

(Hour 1c) Rich started the segment by discussing yesterday’s UK election with Fred the Intern.  He spoke about President Donald Trump’s complaints about the Mayor of London, before switching gears and sharing his surprise by what Executive Councilor David Wheeler had to say about Senate Bill 66 (Click here for the archived post).  He then spoke about consumption tax and informed the listeners about stranded cost.  Tune in to hear all about it!...

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The Kindergarten Bill, Hot Dog Day and the Gambling Bill

(Hour 2b) Rich talked to State Representatives Victoria Sullivan and John Burt for the Under the Golden Dome segment.  State Rep Sullivan began the segment by speaking about the kindergarten bill, sharing about the original intent of kindergarten, the fate of her amendment to the bill and Terry Wolf’s amendment.  Finally, they discussed the upcoming Hot Dog Day and the gambling bill. Click here for more information about Senate Bill 191....

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On Air News Read for April 26, 2017

Mental health seems to be on the mind of the state’s political leadership.  Governor Christopher Sununu testified in favor of House Bill 4 0 0 yesterday.  The bill requires the Department of Health and Human services to develop a 10-year plan for mental health services.  Senate President Chuck Morse, Republican from Salem, and Majority Leader Jeb Bradley, Republican from Wolfeboro, offered an amendment to the bill yesterday that would add twenty traditional mental health care beds and forty new transitional beds, add community based services and mobile crisis units, make organizational and policy changes in the Division of Children...

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Mayor Gatsas on Full Day Kindergarten, the Opioid Epidemic and Redistricting

(Hours 3a,b,c) Rich talked to Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas.  The topics that they discussed were as follow: Testifying for Full Day Kindergarten in Concord Why to Support Full Day Kindergarten Kindergarten’s Utilization to Fight the Opioid Epidemic Dept. of Health and Human Services’ Funding Responsibility  Amendment to House Bill 400   (Hour 3b) Rich and the Mayor continued with: The Risk of Carfentanil Manchester’s Rank with Drug Addiction Housing for Those in Recovery Redistricting: Manchester’s Feeder System (Hour 3c) Rich started the final segment by informing the listeners about some of the differences between local and federal politics.  He shared...

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Speaker Jasper’s Opposition, Budget Business, HB103 and Food Stamp Reform

(Hours 2a,b,c) Rich shared about the obstruction that House Speaker Shawn Jasper is leveling against Republicans.  He read a post that State Representative Victoria Sullivan posted on Facebook and shared about a failure of leadership in the House. Click here for State Representative Victoria Sullivan’s mentioned Facebook post.   (Hour 2b) Rich spoke to State Rep Victoria Sullivan for the Under the Golden Dome segment.  Victoria commented on the content of the previous segment.  She shared about working with the budget, opposition with House Speaker Shawn Jasper, the House Republican Alliance (HRA) and more.   (Hour 2c) As Rich...

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Manchester’s Attendance Island, Postponed Elections and a Supreme Court Swearing-In

(Hour 1a) Rich opened this morning’s show by talking about an “Attendance Island” within the Manchester School District.  He then spoke about Manchester’s curbside collection, before discussing the communities that broke the law in changing an election date due to the weather.  Finally, he took a call from Eric in Manchester, who wondered if a precedent was set upon the swearing in of Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court....

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Senator Bradley’s Compromise: Handling the Election Day Breach

(Hour 2a) Rich spoke about Senator Jeb Bradley’s compromise with Regina Burdsell in dealing with the seventy-three communities that moved their election date in response to a snow storm.  He wondered about the attempt to absolve the town moderators who were responsible for the change of date and took a call from Harriet in Deerfield, who shared about her experience with voting in unfavorable conditions.  ...

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Speaker Jasper, the Freedom Caucus and the Budget that Failed to Pass

(Hour 2a) Rich talked about the NH House of Representatives’ failure in passing a budget.  He commented on Speaker Shawn Jasper’s criticisms of the Freedom Caucus, who voted on the same side as the Democrats, and pointed out that the Speaker is trying to strong-arm Republicans.  He then addressed consumer tax on healthcare, kindergarten funding, and the 10.5% increase in spending.  Finally, he shared his thoughts on the Freedom Caucus’ actions and compared Governor Chris Sununu’s budget with his predecessor’s budget....

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NH Budget: Failure to Pass and Fighting Federal Funding

(Hours 2a,b) Rich started by talking about technology’s impact on local culture.  He spoke about accents and about what a Yankee is to different people.  He then shared about the House’s failure to pass a state budget yesterday.  Tune in to hear about the Freedom Caucus’ activity and Rich’s opinion concerning the Republican’s approach to the matter.   (Hour 2b) Rich read two articles that the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers released concerning the State budget.  He informed the listeners about what happens when the Government creates a new program and talked about Senator Jeb Bradley’s handling of Obamacare.  Finally,...

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On Air News Read for March 31, 2017

It was a busy day in the New Hampshire Senate, yesterday.  Among the items addressed was House Bill 1 0 3 which requires school districts to provide notice to parents and legal guardians of course material involving discussion of human sexuality or human sexual education at least two weeks in advance of being used in the classroom.  Bill sponsor, State Rep. Victoria Sullivan, Republican from Manchester’s Ward Nine, thanked the senate for passing the measure, which passed the General Court last year, only to be vetoed by then Governor Margaret Wood Hassan.  Governor Christopher Sununu is expected to sign...

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