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NH DHHS proposes taxpayer funding of sex change surgery – Girard at Large Exclusive

UPDATED–The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services has proposed to eliminate the Medicaid rule that prohibits the program from funding sex reassignment surgeries.  Disturbingly, while the proposed rule change hasn’t even been heard yet, Girard at Large has obtained a letter sent by the department directly to a minor child enrolled in the NH Healthy Families program.  The child to whom this letter was addressed is 11 years old. According to information contained on the department’s Rulemaking Notice Form: This proposal amends the rule, by deleting paragraph (g), to remove the categorical prohibition of coverage of gender...

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Walmart: Retail Jobs and the Closing of Sam’s Club

(Hour 1a) After opening the show with a piece of trivia, Rich took a call from Joe in Manchester, who commented on the closing of Sam’s Club and shared his thoughts about Walmart.  Rich then spoke about the moment that he stopped supporting Walmart and he informed the listeners about who’s supposed to work a retail job.  Tune in to hear...

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On Air News Read for August 10, 2017

Governor Christopher Sununu has sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to make funds available to health insurance companies that participate in state run Obamacare health insurance exchanges.  Saying that the companies can’t operate well in an uncertain environment, the governor asked the President to fund the Obamacare subsidies for people in the exchanges for t 2 0 1 7 and 2 0 1 8.  He also asked for money to stabilize state insurance markets, noting the forty plus percent increase that will hit New Hampshire’s exchange participants this year.  In making that ask, he said the...

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On Air News Read for August 2, 2017

The federal government published information on proposed rate increases for New Hampshire’s Obamacare Health Insurance Exchange for 2018, yesterday.  As expected it showed that consumers in the individual market will likely face increases of more than forty percent, which New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Roger Sevigny said was, quote: “alarming, especially for the 94,000 New Hampshire residents who obtain their insurance through the individual market.”  Sevigny blamed quote “continued uncertainty at the federal level” for the increase and said the Department of Insurance was quote: “actively engaged to identify options to lessen the impact on the thousands of families who rely...

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Moving Along With the STEAM Ahead Program, Help Wanted and Discussing Obamacare

(Hour 1a) Rich opened the show by talking about the changes that are starting to be seen with West High School’s STEAM Ahead program under the tutelage of  Principal Rick Dishard.  He then informed the listeners that Josh is moving on from the radio station, so he is looking for a replacement.  Finally, he discussed problems surrounding Obamacare.  Tune in for the...

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Obamacare: A Failing Healthcare System and Affected Insurance Markets

(Hour 1b) Rich and Ed Naile, Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, tackled the topic of Obamacare.  They talked about what’s happening with insurance markets in the country right now.  They address the situation with Charlie Garb, who was a victim of London’s healthcare system, and addressed New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Roger Sevigny’s plan.  Finally, they commented on the failure of the Republican Party in repealing and replacing Obamacare and speculated about the motives of President Donald Trump.  ...

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Fiscal Responsibility: Healthcare Strains and Pension Problems

(Hours 1a,b) Rich started the show by talking about North Korea’s recently acquired ability to strike the United States with a missile.  He then addressed the Republican Party’s failed attempts to repeal Obamacare, sharing his own opinion on the strategy that they should have utilized, and pointed out the flawed manner in which people view the Government.  Tune in to get all of the details! (Hour 1b) Rich continued in his assessment regarding financial woes within the Untied States.  He started by tackling the economic strain due to the Healthcare system, before pointing out the problems that Illinois is...

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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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Replacing Obamacare, a Trump Strategy and a Questionable Mayoral Endorsement

(Hour 1a) Rich opened the show by informing the listeners about the Republican Party’s third failure in the attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, talking about Senator John McCain’s curious tactics.  He then praised the potential strategy that President Donald Trump utilized in his interactions with Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  Finally, he addressed a recent campaign event for Mayoral candidate Joyce Craig.  Tune in to get the details!...

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On Air News Read for July 27, 2017

On Tuesday, members of the New Hampshire State Police Narcotics and Investigations Unit and the Mobile Enforcement Team, along with members of Homeland Security Investigations and the Manchester Police Department-Special Investigations Unit, concluded a four-month investigation into illicit drug trafficking in and around the city of Manchester.  As a result, an arrest warrant was executed on thirty four year old Kory Almand of Manchester.   Almand was charged with one count of Possession with Intent to Distribute the Controlled Drug Fentanyl, three counts of Sale of a Controlled Drug Fentanyl, one count of felon in possession of a firearm...

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