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Livingston’s Political Contributions and a GAL Walk-In

(Hour 1a) Rich began this morning’s show by informing the listeners that after a preliminary review of Mayor-elect Joyce Craig’s filing reports he found that former Manchester Superintendent Debra Livingston contributed as much to the campaign as she is suing the Manchester School District for.  He then talked to John Sartorelli in Manchester, who told the Humble Host about how he found the show.  Finally, they spoke about public officials who opted to take taxpayer-funded health insurance.  Tune in to get all of the...

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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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Finding the Speaker’s Replacement and the President’s Plans

(Hour 2a) Rich commented on a shakeup in Concord as a result of Speaker Jasper’s transition out of the Speaker position and into a new role.  He began by speculating about potential replacements, before speaking about recent activity by President Donald Trump.  He tackled a threat to revoke a broadcasting license, insurance issues and more.  Finally, he made a prediction for the Midterms.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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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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