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Tag: Jim Rubens

Northern Pass Plans, Survey Bill, State Mandates and Fluoride Fun

(Hours 2a,b,c) Rich and Jacob (Fred the Intern) started the hour by talking about Joe Duarte’s stance concerning government aid for illegal immigrants.  Rich then asked Jacob about his role on the editorial team of his school’s newspaper and what his plans for college were.  Finally, they discussed the recent Northern Pass rally, wondering whether or not the proposal would be a step in the right direction for the Granite State, and heard from State Representative John Burt, who explained the stance that he arrived at upon researching a similar issue in a different state.  Tune in to hear...

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Chamber Chat: Full-Day Kindergarten, SB128 and the Cost of Electricity

(Hour 2c) Rich talked to Will Stewart, President of the Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber of Commerce, for Chamber Chat.  They opened the segment by talking about a visit that Governor Chris Sununu made to the Chamber recently.  They then shared their respective opinions about full-day kindergarten, discussed Senate Bill 128 and tackled the cost of electricity.  Click here for more information about SB128....

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Senator Rubens Decries “Eversource Bailout” Bill

(Hours 1b,c) Rich spoke to Senator Jim Rubens concerning a pending “Eversource Bailout” bill.  He shared examples about local power plants and their impact on the rate payers’ bank account.  He then informed the listeners that we are in the most over-billed transmission region in the country and talked about the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) part in the problem.   (Hour 1c) As Senator Rubens continued with Rich he shared about Eversource’s attempts to use FERC to cause consumers to spend more money.  He spoke about the goal of using Northern Pass to get more assets on the board...

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Brian “Bulldog” Tilton on National Media Backlash and Local Politics

(Hours 2b,c) Brian “Bulldog” Tilton spoke to Rich about the recent backlash based on President Donald Trump’s handling of the media.  He shared from his experience as a Producer of the Les Kinsolving Show and they discussed Freedom of the Press.   (Hour 2c) Bulldog continued into the second segment with a story about Les.  He and Rich addressed the claim that there is no voter fraud and he shared his opinion on how newly elected Governor Chris Sununu is handling the job.  They then tackled Frank Edelblut’s Commissioner of Education inquisition, Governor Sununu’s budget, Department of Children and Family...

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Seeking Sleep, Self-Employment and Punctuality’s Purpose

(Hour 1a) Rich started this morning’s show by telling the listeners about the less-than-ideal transition from vacation to his return to the microphone.  He took a call from Eric, who shared some advice about getting plenty of sleep, and spoke about being self-employed.  Finally, he talked about why arriving on time is important....

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Jim Rubens Tackles the War on Drugs

(Hour 1a) Guest host Jim Rubens opened the show by talking about recent bouts of terrorism.  He then informed the listeners about reports coming from the primary interrogator of Sadam Hussein, before introducing Dr. Richard Barth, Jr, of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.  They discussed the opioid epidemic, honing in on misuse of prescribed medication.  He then talked to Geoff Mulvihill of the Center for Public Integrity.  They spoke about the funding of opioids, deaths in the United States due to opioid addictions, transparency efforts and more. Click here for more information....

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Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

(Hour 2a) Guest host Jim Rubens spoke to Patrick Nightingale of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP).  They discussed the United States’ war on drugs, pointing out the unprescendented rate of incarceration for non-violent crimes and it’s affect on the safety of her citizens. For more information click here....

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The Marijuana Policy Project

(Hour 2b) Guest host Jim Rubens spoke to Matt Simon, who is the New England Political Director of the Marijuana Policy Project.  They spoke about the decriminalization and legalization of marijuana in New England states and discussed New Hampshire’s place in the mix....

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