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Negotiations Committee pushes back against MEA claims

The following statement was read into the record at the September 25, 2018 meeting of the Manchester Board of School Committee by Special Committee on Negotiations Chairman Richard H. Girard (R-at-Large).  It was unanimously signed by committee members Sarah Ambrogi (D-Ward 1), Ross Terrio (R-Ward 7), Jimmy Lehoux (R-Ward 8) and Katie Desrochers (D-Ward 11). Members of the Honorable Board: It is with both concern and frustration that we on the Special Committee on Negotiations address our efforts to negotiate a contract with the Manchester Education Association.  Because of continued misrepresentations by union officials that are stirring discontent within...

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The Final Show: Listener Feedback

(Hours 1b,c) Rich took a phone call from Susan in Milford, who wanted to reminisce about a call that she made concerning the First in the Nation Presidential event.  The Humble Host then displayed his feelings about ending the show, before taking a call from Manchester School Board member Lisa Freeman and reading a Union Leader editorial that was written about the Girard at Large radio show.  Finally, he took a call from former Hooksett School Board member John Lyscars.  Tune in to get all of the details! Click here to view the Union Leader editorial that Rich read...

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Vicious Campaigning and Choosing the Right Board

(Hour 1b) Rich talked about the viciousness that sometimes accompanies political campaigns.  He spoke about a Facebook account that has been attacking various Republican Party candidates and pointed out the unique opportunity that is being presented to Queen City residents.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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On Air News Read for November 2, 2017

Open enrollment for the thousands of Granite Staters who will select an individual health insurance plan through Health Care dot gov or directly from an insurance company has begun.  In making that announcement, Governor Christopher Sununu said residents who will be purchasing a plan need to be aware that rates have gone up by an average of 5 2 percent due, he said, to the failure of Obamacare reform and rising medical and pharmaceutical costs.  The governor did say that those receiving taxpayer subsidies through the program likely won’t see a difference in what they pay because of subsidies.  Everybody else,...

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Wiretapping Allegations: The Humble Host’s Investigation

(Hour 2a) Rich tackled the investigation into his wiretapping allegations.  He explained why he voted the way that he did and shared his thoughts about the public’s Right to Know.  He then read information from the investigation and commented on those who voted to withhold information from the public.  Tune in to hear all about it! Click here to view the information that was read on-air....

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On Air News Read for November 1, 2017

A Right to Know Commission has concluded its business and made its final report.  The commission was established by the General Court specifically to study ways to reduce both the number and expense of resolving right-to know complaints.  The commission brought forward three recommendations for the General Court to consider, suggesting: Legislation be intriduced in the next session to establish both an Ombudsman and Citizens’ Right-to-Know Appeals Commission to resolve grievances; The establishment of Right-to-know training for all public officials and employees subject to the Right to Know Law to increase awareness and compliance and minimize violations; and  Minimizing...

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Wrongful Arrest Resolution, Baseless Accusations and the Right to Know Law

(Hours 1a,b,c) Rich opened this morning’s show by talking about his campaigning signs, which had be moved by the storm.  He and Ed Naile, Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, then spoke about the wrongful arrest of a Manchester woman by the Manchester Police Department.  He read from one of Kimberly Morin’s articles and commented on the actions taken by Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard.  Tune in to get all of the details! Click here to view the mentioned article. (Hour 1b) Rich and Ed addressed the charges that were made against Rich by Kate Desrochers.  He...

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On Air News Read for October 24, 2017

Governor Chris Sununu and New Hampshire Homeland Security Director Perry Plummer will officially send-off the donations collected during the governor’s Puerto Rico Aid Drive, which was held on October third and fourth.  You might recall that Sununu encouraged Granite Staters to leave food on the State House Lawn during those two days.  Well, a lot of folks left a lot of food.  Sununu and Plummer will be surrounded by nearly five hundred pallets of goods, FEMA trucks, and state employees at the Department of Transportation Warehouse on Stickney Ave.  There will, of course, be some speechifying before the stores...

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Humble Host Discusses Wiretapping Allegations

(Hours 1a,b) Rich opened this morning’s show by talking about last night’s meeting in which the allegations of wiretapping were discussed.  He then took a call from John in Hooksett, who jumped in on the conversation and pointed out his belief about what the Humble Host’s goal should be.  Finally, Rich shared about what actually happened in the meeting.  Tune in to get all of the details! (Hour 1b) Rich continued in his coverage of the wiretapping allegations.  He talked about personal vendettas and pointed out that his recording of the meeting wasn’t a mistake.  He then shared the...

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