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Pending Legislation

Opioid Northwood 2

Having found no one to take me up on my suggestion of a carpool, my poor husband was one again dragged off (protesting only mildly) to join me in tonight’s presentation, The Opioid Crisis: How did it happen, how do we deal… Continue Reading →

Kisielice, Renewable Energy and Veto Day

“The town of Kisielice in Poland is 100 percent powered by renewable energy sourced from wind and biomass. In recognition of its achievement, the town has just been awarded a European Commission ManagEnergy Award 2014 in the self-sufficiency category. The… Continue Reading →

Farm Bill & SNAP

My husband and I are not wealthy, but our bills get paid on time. It hasn’t always been that way for me. When I was a young mom, home with a toddler and a newborn, my first husband lost his… Continue Reading →

Medicaid Expansion

My Letter to the Editor, published in the Union Leader on December 21, 2017 http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171221/OPINION04/171229894/1004/opinion Keep Medicaid expansion in NH December 21. 2017 12:02AM To the Editor: The New Hampshire Health Protection Program, also known as Medicaid Expansion, is a… Continue Reading →

NH Budget 2018-2019

Look at these budget proposals: NH Reps run on the promise that they will fix the opioid crisis. NH homeowners want property tax relief. NH Businesses want improved infrastructure. (They aren’t asking for tax cuts!) Young adults and young families… Continue Reading →

GMOs + Pesticides

Today was the 5th annual March Against Monsanto event in Concord. Thanks to organizers Fawn Gaudette and Carline Carpenter. Thanks, too, to the speakers: Beekeeper Amy Antonucci; NH State Rep Jim McConnell; NH State Rep. Mindi Messner; Dr. Marty Mitchner,… Continue Reading →

HB463 – Safe Drinking Water

My letter to the editor was published yesterday in the Eagle Tribune!   I also sent this to all of our NH Senators on Wednesday. For Senator Chuck Morse, who represents our town,  I also had a different version, longer and… Continue Reading →

Senate Finance Budget Hearing

Senate Finance Budget Hearing Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 2, from 12:30-5, and from 6:00-??? 17 North Main Street, Concord in Representatives Hall (Under the Golden Dome) The folks at New Futures are looking for speakers to emphasize the importance of critical… Continue Reading →

Why are property taxes so high? Downshifting!

In Governor Sununu’s budget address he stated that the state can’t control property taxes … well, that’s not true!   When our legislators claim they are cutting the budget, many of those cuts are pushed onto local communities.   The… Continue Reading →

Senate Priorities

Senate Priorities for Tuesday: Concealed Carry & Union Busting     Tuesday will be a busy day for the NH Senate. Can you be in Concord for some — or all — of these hearings?   9:00: State House, Room 100. Hearing… Continue Reading →

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