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On Air News Read for November 17, 2017

The town of Amherst has announced Town Hall will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.  Business as usual will resume on Monday the twenty seventh.  They even created this cool flayer to make the announcement.  We’ve got it with this news read at Girard at Large dot com in case you want to take a look. In wake of yesterday’s vote in the House of Representatives to reform the income tax code, First District congressional candidate Senator Andy Sanborn, Republican from Bedford, sent out a statement praising the bill.  Sanborn said the bill, which proposes the first...

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The Concerned Taxpayers of Manchester

(Hour 2a) Rich talked to Ed Naile, Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, and Bob Bevill about the reformed Concerned Taxpayers of Manchester group.  They discussed a liberal leaning in political support, aspirations for the group, a potential affiliation with the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers and more.  Tune in to get the details!...

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Joyce Craig the Critic

(Hour 2b) Rich talked about a Facebook comment that Mayoral candidate Joyce Craig posted, in which she criticized Mayor Ted Gatsas’ handling of the opioid crisis.  He talked about Safe Stations and Serenity Place, before tackling Craig’s view that the Queen City should fall in line with the Paris Climate Accords.  Tune in to get the details!...

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Jason Dubrow – Libertarian Candidate for Senate in District 16

(Hours 2b,c) Rich talked to Jason Dubrow, Libertarian candidate for Senate in District 16.  He started the segment by inquiring about what a Libertarian is, before wondering about his focus on family issues.  They tackled the opioid epidemic, the decriminalization of drugs, healthcare and more.  Tune in to get the details! (Hour 2c) As Rich continued with Jason they discussed Right to Work.  Jason then detailed his beliefs about Northern Pass, Right to Know issues, the Second Amendment, Right to Life issues, voter identification and commuter rail. Click here to view his website....

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Reviewing the Budget and an Appraisal of Solar Panels

(Hours 2b,c) Guest host Greg Mason talked to State Representatives John Burt and Victoria Sullivan for the Under the Golden Dome segment.  They started by sharing about coffee, before discussing the recent budget that was voted on.  They spoke about a Medicaid expansion work requirement and Planned Parenthood funding  They then took a call from Eddy in Manchester, who inquired about the Medicaid expansion work requirement.  Tune in to get the details! (Hour 2c) As guest host Greg Mason continued with State Reps Burt and Sullivan, they discussed a tax on electric consumption and wondered about whether or not...

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State Reps Burt and Sullivan Tackle Kenogarten and the State Budget

(Hours 2b,c) Rich talked to State Representatives John Burt and Victoria Sullivan for the Under the Golden Dome segment.  In dealing with the budget, they started the conversation by discussing full time daycare and the Kenogarten bill.  They pointed out where some of the elected officials stand on the issue, and wondered about the effect on statewide property tax.  Finally, Rich shared his thoughts concerning the restriction of funding and more. (Hour 2c) As Rich continued with State Reps Burt and Sullivan they tackled the state budget.  Rich wondered if the Republican Party has enough votes to pass the...

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Martin Murray: Advocate for Northern Pass

(Hours 2a,b) Rich spoke to Martin Murray, who came on the show as an advocate for Northern Pass. They talked about the Forest Society’s opposition to the project, the issues with burying the transmission lines and more.   (Hour 2b) Rich began the second segment by asking Martin about details concerning a long term power purchase agreement with Hydro Quebec.  They then talked about dependence on natural gas, Eversource’s guaranteed rate of return and more. Click here for more information regarding Vermont’s right of way expansion plan....

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Brian “Bulldog” Tilton Tackles the Northern Pass Proposition

(Hour 1b) Rich talked to Brian “Bulldog” Tilton, who asked to come on the show after hearing an interview with State Representative John Burt concerning Northern Pass.  They discussed burying the lines, made financial comparisons and addressed criticisms towards the lines.  Finally, “Bulldog” Tilton closed out the segment by sharing his thoughts about Hooksett Police Chief Peter Bartlett, who recently announced his plans to transfer to Dracut, Massachusetts.  Tune in to hear more. Click here for the mentioned Under the Golden Dome archive and here for Chief Bartlett’s farewell...

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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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