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Gov. Maggie Hassan.
Kevin Kervick July 10, 2014 at 07:53 am
Regulatory burdens, fees, legal, and procedural impediments are the hidden costs to small businessesRead More that, in addition to taxes, keep small businesses away from New Hampshire. We don't need a commission. We need to lessen those burdens. Hassan should announce tomorrow that she is requiring all state agencies to submit a pro-entrepreneur action plan.
Snag man July 10, 2014 at 08:22 am
Toney, Are these people paid for their "services"????
Snag man July 10, 2014 at 08:23 am
Tony, can we find out if these people are paid for their "services"???
New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers
Jack July 9, 2014 at 12:53 pm
Phil Wilson July 10, 2014 at 07:18 am
Protest by only using "alternative" energy to heat & light home and fuel their cares.Read More Good luck with that!
Part of the Portsmouth commercial fishing fleet. File photo.
Old Pizza July 7, 2014 at 10:38 pm
Really? The fish packed up and moved? I guess I was mistaken to think they were overfished, huh?Read More Or is it that there are plenty of fish out there and the Feds are just being big meanies? By the way, since the gold's virtually gone from the California streams, do you think the panners that are left should qualify for a few million in disaster aid?
Bore Head July 8, 2014 at 08:24 am
There's enough information at this link to give you some back ground. I really don't care about, orRead More know much about gold mining in Cali. http://fisherynation.com/?s=groundfish+disaster
Donna Westbrook July 8, 2014 at 09:00 pm
It would be nice to see where the money goes, if it is just for relief short term, and the fishingRead More industry is not sustainable, then what happens? I can't understand why these articles don't explain more. :)
CDC "Vital Signs" report, July 2014.
steve forte July 7, 2014 at 08:09 am
In trying to get the new painkiller passed big pharma claims 100 million Americans are in chronicRead More pain. Really? do they even believe that themselves?
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ChristopherM July 7, 2014 at 03:18 pm
Thanks to people (like Rush Limbaugh!) who shop around for multiple doctors to obtain unnecessaryRead More prescriptions for pain medications, people like my mother, who lives with chronic pain, are unable to get medication that would improve her quality of life. Doctors are too worried about prescribing pain medication for fear they'll be flagged by the state and/or DEA. Thanks to a few people who are abusers, people who truly do need help are unable to obtain it.
Liz Pierce July 4, 2014 at 07:58 am
this 4th of July weekend, go see AMERICA, the movie. it's a compelling, eye opening, true historyRead More lesson in a hour and 45 minutes about how the United States was founded.
Gas prices at Alltown, Exeter, N.H., on June 29.
Forgetit2 July 1, 2014 at 07:28 am
Well no class does cross party lines. I like hitting peoples 3 rd rail as gets you closer to theRead More truth. So Celia, which R did you vote for who supported the bill?
Michael Todd July 1, 2014 at 08:21 am
People just don't get it. It is "Death by a Thousand Cuts". Just another small nail inRead More the middle class coffin...
Cheryl July 1, 2014 at 08:31 am
How true!
NH Statehouse
Super Fun Size June 27, 2014 at 09:38 pm
Genesis 2:7 is clearest. The first human became a "living being" (nefesh hayah, "aRead More living breath") when God blew into its nostrils and it started to breathe. Human life begins when you start breathing, biblical writers thought. It ends when you stop. That's why the Hebrew word often translated "spirit" (ruah) -- "life force" might be a better translation -- literally means "wind" or "breath." http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rick-lowery-phd/abortion-what-the-bible-says-and-doesnt-say_b_1856049.html
Super Fun Size June 27, 2014 at 09:39 pm
Exodus 21:22-25 describes a case where a pregnant woman jumps into a fight between her husband andRead More another man and suffers injuries that cause her to miscarry. Injuries to the woman prompt the normal penalties for harming another human being: an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a life for a life. Killing the woman is murder, a capital crime. The miscarriage is treated differently, however -- as property loss, not murder. The assailant must pay a fine to the husband. The law of a life for a life does not apply. The fetus is important, but it's not human life in the same way the pregnant woman is.
Super Fun Size June 27, 2014 at 09:39 pm
It seems pretty clear, to God anyways.....
Gov. Maggie Hassan
Snag man June 23, 2014 at 12:45 pm
Mooshelle light.....
Tammy Siekmann June 24, 2014 at 04:35 pm
Representative Al Baldasaro went to Turkey and was given stipend to do so after the 2012 elections.Read More He still has not disclosed how much he was given or what his purpose was. I would sure like to know what the purpose was. At least our Governor has a purpose.
Tammy Siekmann June 24, 2014 at 04:39 pm
I would like our State Rep. to give us a summary of his trip with full disclosure of how much we asRead More tax payers paid for.
Tom Linehan June 21, 2014 at 06:22 pm
Sean M. June 21, 2014 at 08:25 pm
My families prayers to theirs.
Celia Brown June 22, 2014 at 11:01 am
Why does the Patch consistently leave out huge parts to a reported story. IF we relied on patch asRead More our whole news source, we'd be all living in tree houses.. http://boston.cbslocal.com/2014/06/20/nh-marine-killed-in-afghanistan-2/
gupta Sinjay June 20, 2014 at 10:24 am
We stop law abiding Americans at DUI checkpoints. We stop law abiding trucks at weigh stations. NowRead More the Government wants to stop law abiding Americans for riding motorcycles. The only ones not getting stopped are illegal aliens. Both Ayotte and Shaheen voted for a pathway to citizenship for 20 million illegal aliens, allow 500,000 low skilled workers and 180,000 H1-B Visa workers. Maybe we should make them all ride motorcycles?
Michael S June 20, 2014 at 10:02 pm
I DO live here, and agree with Carol's & Pizza's comments. The same knuckleheads claiming thatRead More loud pipes are for safety ride around without helmets and no protective gear... I'd like to see the noise restrictions enforced more...
Liz Pierce June 21, 2014 at 07:10 am
now, this is a high priority for Washington! NOT! think tea party movement. look it up, readRead More about it, join the movement.
Jim Reams, Rockingham County Attorney. File photo.
Peter Burness June 18, 2014 at 09:38 pm
This should go to trial. If Mr. Reams is innocent, let him clear his name. If he is guilty, heRead More should be dismissed with his pension should be in doubt. Allowing him to retire and avoid further steps may be expeditious but it cheats the residents of the County from learning the truth
Keith Rayeski June 20, 2014 at 02:50 am
A pile of liberal horseshit initiated from the socialist "governess" office down through aRead More worthless pile of vile scum that is all Foster has managed to achieve in his useless life. Congratulations to Jim on his retirement. He has earned it for his years of exemplary performance at the county attorneys office! A professional in every sense of the word and a credit to his office, the county and the state! I have known Jim for more than 30 years, and he is above these insane, political and unsustainable dirty lies spread by worthless failures.
Old Pizza June 20, 2014 at 06:17 am
Keith - the prisons are full of criminals who had "years of exemplary performance". HowRead More may times have we heard "I can't believe he could ever do something like this"? Just because you've known someone for a long time doesn't mean you know what that individual is capable of.
Jack June 18, 2014 at 12:46 pm
There are so many problems with our public ed system and this is not the place to start. Math andRead More language skills must be taught earlier along with ethics. Until we change the structure of the system it will continue to fail our children.
Deb June 19, 2014 at 03:00 am
@JimC - where are the facts cited that private school provides a better education than publicRead More school? My husband and I are both products of public school systems in Mass and NH. We have both been successful and our 2 children are currently in the Windham high school public school system. They both excel in math (both are above grade level) as well as language skills. They are both capable of making change as well as figuring out what a 20% off sale means while shopping. Even though they have been fortunate to have good math/language teachers, don't you think education begins at home? We have always taken an active role in their education and we have never thought that the responsibility of their success in learning solely lies with their teachers. We have always been their first teachers and we always supplement their learning with real life education at home. Just my thoughts - many families or school systems don't take active roles in their students' education, which is unfortunate.
Donna Westbrook June 20, 2014 at 01:32 pm
Life skills are not taught in school, life skills are taught in life. If one is talking aboutRead More economics, basic math, budgeting, and so forth, some of those things are taught as well. If you are, on the other hand talking about skills one learns through out a lifetime, no on can do that, because that comes over a matter of time, and age, and experience. We must prepare children for the future so when they head out there into the world, they are prepared. A small budgeting tutorial is enough to teach basic budgeting, and can be taught at home, even on the computer. Teaching about saving, and investing, as well, although I think it would not be a bad idea to teach that in the early grades.
Cheryl June 13, 2014 at 06:31 pm
There are only 6 states that allow winners to remain anonymous. Good call On Magiie's part.
Old Pizza June 14, 2014 at 09:20 am
You play the lottery, you understand (or should) that your name will be publicized if you are a bigRead More winner. Don't like it? Don't play! Life is full of voluntary risks. It's not the government's job to protect everyone from every conceivable risk they voluntarily expose themselves to. If that were the case, we'd be banning an untold number of food items and everyday products.
Warren June 16, 2014 at 07:16 am
This is why I don't buy anything from any of the lottery's the dam crocks come out of the wood worksRead More trying to find a way to take all your $$$$$$ and I want this crap Y?
JimC June 10, 2014 at 06:33 pm
And many hundreds of thousands more have never even applied because of the limits on what the systemRead More can handle, and thus accept as patients.
Liz Pierce June 11, 2014 at 07:33 am
check this out and be outraged by everyone inRead More congress....http://www.openthebooks.com/search/?PensionCode=840&F_fiscalyear=2013&F_Station=Phoenix&F_Name=&perpage=100
GreenNH June 9, 2014 at 07:45 pm
Good to hear. Seeing that abortion amounts to less than 5% of services at Planned Parenthood, theRead More women going there for things like cancer screenings and pregnancy PREVENTION don't need to be needlessly harassed for being responsible human beings.
Mamie Huggins June 10, 2014 at 07:50 am
Yeah, we definitely need to protect the baby-killers from reality, give them a buffer zone, thatRead More should do it. Since the number is so low, why not replace the murder with adoptions and classes on how to be a "responsible human being." We have an established medical system in this country for "cancer screenings" and "pregnancy PREVENTION," why do we even need Planned Parenthood? Oh that's right...to give free abortions to teenagers.
Bandofotters June 10, 2014 at 08:59 am
The bill is sexist, discriminatory and is in violation of the equal protection clause. It shouldRead More apply to all. That includes Walmarts, McDonald's, recruiting offices, etc. Wait! Unions and anti-war groups own this administration. Pure politics.
New Hampshire Attorney General's Office. Credit: Patch
Stephen D. Clark June 25, 2014 at 10:43 pm
There are "207 cases of other types of [election] fraud for every case of voterRead More impersonation." _______________________________________________________ http://votingrights.news21.com/article/election-fraud/
Jane Aitken June 26, 2014 at 12:34 am
Sorry Clark You can't wheedle your way out of this one. Everyone knows what was there.
Stephen D. Clark June 26, 2014 at 05:39 am
The video is unserious, amateurish and evidence of nothing more than clowning around.
The EPA announced its Clean Power Plan June 2. (EPA photo)
wm as it is. July 9, 2014 at 10:35 am
it's a matter of credibillity.
Brian July 9, 2014 at 11:24 am
You can't solve a problem by ignoring it.
wm as it is. July 9, 2014 at 08:38 pm
but according to recent polls most people dont see a problem.
Mehy June 3, 2014 at 09:30 am
"we have taken an important step toward improving the health and financial well-being of ourRead More people." What a joke. Do people not pay attention to what someone says. How about taking a real important step and let people buy insurance where ever they want. You can buy Life Insurance from any state, why not buy healthcare from any state? But then again that would only make sense and benefit the "little guy" and not the big one.
Stephen Campbell June 3, 2014 at 12:20 pm
It is better that five insurance companies will be offering, but at one time not that long agoRead More during Gov. Shaheen's term in office there were over 20 insurance companies doing business in NH. Government intervention made most of those firms decide not to offer health insurance in NH. I am one of the thousands of people in NH that were reasonably happy with the health insurance we had before the ACA that have lost their insurance and now forced to go with what the Federal Government has decided is best for us. Maybe they should decide what I wear and what I eat for breakfast. This desire by some people to have government make all their decisions has got to stop. We fought a war to beak away from a king in London, How different is that from politicians and bureaucrats in Washington DC today taxing us and trying to tell us how to live?
Mamie Huggins June 4, 2014 at 07:49 am
So we will have 5 carriers instead of 1 forcing us to purchase medical insurance that we neitherRead More want nor need. Where is the competition in that? I used to have a major medical policy with a high deductible and I paid doctor visits, etc. out of pocket. It worked for me, however the Democrats put an end to that choice, with the complicity of an ignorant and apathetic electorate, thank you very much. Now I have no insurance and intend to stay that way.
President Obama, with Bob and Jani Bergdahl at the White House.
Snag man June 6, 2014 at 06:35 am
His fellow soldiers don't qualify as a credible source for the accusations of being a deserter inRead More Super Dumb size's world. In his liberal utopia he must be a hero because the president said so. "comrade"..... how appropriate coming from the socialist.
Ray Guarino June 7, 2014 at 03:46 pm
The dog whistler tweeted "deserter, traitor", and now all the dogs are howlingRead More "deserter, traitor".
Super Fun Size July 7, 2014 at 04:00 pm
I can't think of anything more Un-American than accusing an American soldier of ANYTHING in theRead More court of public opinion. Its certainly not as easy as following the mob, but standing up for American ideals sometimes puts you at odds with popular opinion.
Mehy June 2, 2014 at 09:22 am
Hassan, in a statement, said: "This agreement is fair to the hospitals and to New HampshireRead More taxpayers, bringing stability to our budget while ensuring that our hospitals and the state can continue to provide critical health services to our people. If she truly cared about the taxpayers and wants to be fair, she would not add another program to drain their pockets. I have no problem with taking care of the elderly and sick that have worked all their live long. But, as far as paying for all those lazy low-lives between 18 and 50 that have never worked and contributed, that needs to be addressed and then we would have enough for the truly poor. Unfortunately that is not a priority and on the liberal politicians agenda. They are so eager to gain more power that they can care less how much a taxpayer has to give.
Celia Brown June 2, 2014 at 10:30 am
Just wait to Medicaid expansion funding series up on '16...
Mamie Huggins June 2, 2014 at 03:43 pm
"Combined with the normal growth in government" - therein lies the problem with both D'sRead More and R's at any level of government. There is nothing "normal" about higher and higher levels of government spending either in great economic times or while the economy continues to stagnate for lack of job growth due to burdensome govt regulations as it has been for the last six years.
VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki.
Joe May 29, 2014 at 02:39 pm
Here you have it folks, "GOVERNMENT RUN HEALTHCARE" at its finest. You're next. And youRead More think Obamasnare will be any better? Yo, comrade! Get in line and wait and wait and wait...
Keith Rayeski May 29, 2014 at 03:03 pm
Hit THAT on the head Joe!!! Add to this, Shaheen to introduce a bill to provide health care for theRead More veterans...now let's see what attaches to this to make it more of the same liberal crap we always see, that will fund some special interest democrat agenda that republicans will have to vote against and thereby give democrats a chance to scream the republicans do not support the veterans....before the November 14 elections!! Why have they not called for Obama to step down for the same reasons? More liberal BS to try and pull their butts out of the fire before November!! And Ayotte is NO better....endorsing Brown!! Time for "WE THE PEOPLE", to take back OUR government!!
Liz Pierce May 29, 2014 at 04:20 pm
it's past time for us to take back our government. that was the tea party movement's point. theRead More people who work for a living are overwhelmed by the people who vote for a living.