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Tag: NH Medicaid Expansion

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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Mayoral Race: The Joyce Craig Campaign

(Hours 2a,c) Rich talked about the upcoming election, displaying the schedule for upcoming debates and pointing out Will Stewart’s criticisms of Bob O’Sullivan’s 30-60-90 Plan.  He then spoke about the Mayoral race.  He discussed the NH Democratic Chair’s focus on the tax cap and more.  Tune in to get all of the details! (Hour 2c) Rich began the segment by talking about those who desire gender reassignment.  He then returned to the conversation about the campaign, pointing out the Joyce Craig Campaign’s attention to the educational side of Manchester. Click here for the mentioned archive....

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On Air News Read for October 23, 2017

The Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee of the New Hampshire General Court has approved asking the federal government for a waiver that will allow the state to impose a work requirement on able bodied recipients of taxpayer provided health insurance through the Expanded Medicaid program.  H B 5 1 7, which was passed in 2 0 1 7, included a work requirement for any person covered by Expanded Medicaid and gave authority to the governor and the committee to approve the application.  If the waiver is not approved, the program will not been reauthorized beyond December 3 1st of next year. ...

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Mayor Gatsas on the Primary, Drug Problem, Education, Etc.

(Hours 3b,c) Rich talked to Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas.  Their conversation tackled the following issues: Mayoral Primary results Working with Ward candidates Did race for Governor hurt Mayoral race? Contract for new statewide standardized test (Hour 3c) Rich and the Mayor continued with:  Last week’s meeting with the Executive Council What is ‘Helping Hands’? Housing for those trying to get on the straight and narrow Questions from John Lyscars regarding healthcare benefits for Government workers Progress made by Manchester School District Superintendent Vargas...

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Needy Children: Queen City Problems and Neglect in the State

(Hour 2a) Rich talked about a listener’s desire to provide backpacks filled with school supplies to needy children within the Manchester School District.  He spoke about the Center for Public Policy in New Hampshire’s study which found that at least one in every three children who are born in the Queen City are born to unwed mothers on Medicaid and discussed how you can get involved in assisting children.  Tune in to get the...

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A Senate Bill 3 Lawsuit and Scrutinizing Expanded Medicaid

(Hour 2b) After talking about The Bangles’ Eternal Flame, Rich tackled the Democratic Party’s lawsuit against the State of New Hampshire over Senate Bill 3.  He discussed the issue of illegal immigrants, former Governor Maggie Hassan’s handling of expanded Medicaid and more!  Tune in to get the details! Click here for more information....

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Kimberly Morin on Firearm Tracing and Mediscam

(Hour 3b) Rich talked to Kimberly Morin of NH Political Buzz for Politically Buzzed.  Kimberly began the segment by giving an update to her show last week with guest host Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard regarding firearm tracing.  She then addressed expanded Medicaid, sharing about federal involvement and the push to have taxpayers pay for elective transgender surgeries and treatments.  Tune in to get the details!...

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The Round Table: City Retention, Free Tuition, Racism and the Opioid Epidemic

(Hours 2b,c) Guest host State Representative Victoria Sullivan moderated a round table segment involving her son Buddy, Mike Ricker, Lisa Freeman, Ed Sapienza and Jon DiPietro.  They started by addressing the Queen City’s poor job at retaining citizens, excitement surrounding UNH’s free tuition program, parental involvement in education and more.   (Hour 2c) As the group continued they tackled the proposed renaming of Yawkey Way in Boston, MA.  They were then joined by Tammy Simmons as they discussed the role of religion in fighting the opioid epidemic.  Tune in to hear...

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Talking about Taxes and Expanded Medicaid

(Hours 1a,b) Guest hosts Steve MacDonald of the New Media Militia, Susan Olsen and Bob Clegg opened this morning’s show by bringing up the recent news concerning  whether or not your tax dollars will be paying for sex change surgery.  They discussed expanded Medicaid, sharing about funding, and pointed out some of the steps taken by Senator Maggie Hassan’s while she served as Governor of the Granite State.  Finally, they spoke about income taxes.  Tune in to get all of the details! (Hour 1b) Today’s guest hosts addressed Catastrophic Healthcare Plans, before continuing in their coverage about the income tax and property taxes.  They...

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Public Attendance, Social Media Warriors, Welfare Benefits and Hiring Immigrants

(Hour 1c) Rich talked to Eva Castillo-Turgeon for The Ins and Outs of Immigration.  After speaking about fiscal responsibility and the Republican Party’s, Eva and Rich discussed why people do not attend public meetings.  They then shared their criticisms toward social media warriors and pointed out some of the failings of David Boutin’s campaign.  Finally, they debated about whether or not immigrants have access to welfare benefits and commented on the hiring of immigrants, rather than United States citizens....

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