Friday Mar 7
Legalizing gaming in N.H. would be a huge mistake
In 2009 and 2010 at the request of then-Gov. John Lynch, I was chairman of the New Hampshire Gaming Study Commission, a group established to thoroughly review the potential revenue that slot machine and casino gaming might bring to the state, and any potentially negative effects that might be associated with it.
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County Commissioner, Retired Marine Vie To Replace Ray Burton in Executive Council Race
Republican Joe Kenney and Democrat Mike Cryans will face off in a special election March 11 to replace longtime District 1 Executive Councilor Ray Burton, who died in November.
Nhgop Statement on Senate Committee Vote on Gas Tax Hike
Concord - New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Jennifer Horn released the following statement today on the Senate Ways and Means Committee's vote in support of a gas tax hike: "A gas tax hike during challenging economic times is wrong for New Hampshire, and it will unfairly burden the middle class and hurt small businesses.
John DiStaso's Granite Status: Hassan, Ayotte taking sides in Executive Council race
John DiStaso, the New Hampshire Union Leader's senior political writer, began writing "Granite Status" in 1982.
City councilors should back transgender protections
The crowning achievement of Jim Splaine's career as a Portsmouth state representative was the passage of New Hampshire's marriage equality law in 2009.
Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Gas tax increase still a political hot potato
Raising the gas tax is often the political third rail for those seeking higher office, including former Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Coburn in 2006.
Fergus Cullen: Hassan's lousy speech left only her smiling
Man, what a lousy speech Gov. Maggie Hassan gave the other day. To say her first State of the State address was mostly air is to insult meringue cookies.
Panel approves repeal of death penalty
IN HIGH DEFINITION, WMUR AT 5:30 P.M. THREE YEARS AGO NEW HAMPSHIRE EXPANDED ITS DEATH PENALTY STATUTE TO INCLUDE THE CRIME OF MUR DER DURING A HOME INVASION.