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May 13, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under Business

Many folks have tried to contact recently without success. We welcome all tips and scoops and will always protect our sources’ anonymity. Please send all correspondence to

Left vs. Right on Financial Reform

April 26, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Business

Today the US Senate is set to vote today on a procedural vote to move the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2009 forward. The CFPA legislation is Congress’ most current attempt to overhaul the American financial system and prevent the predatory lending and risky derivative practices from Wall Street firms from hurting taxpayers. Support for [...] announces new management

April 8, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Business

As was first reported in the New Hampshire Union Leader publisher Patrick Hynes announced this week that he is stepping aside and bringing on new management to run the popular news site: HYNES STEPS ASIDE. Young’s business partner, conservative Web master Patrick Hynes, says he’s stepping away from his controversial Now!Hampshire Web site and [...]

Source: Ashooh backed Lynch’s LLC Tax while on BIA board

February 9, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under Business

A source close to the situation tells that defense industry lobbyist and Republican candidate for Congress Rich Ashooh approved of the Business and Industry Association’s endorsement of the Democrats’ LLC Tax last June. The source asked to remain anonymous. Ashooh, a Bedford Republican, voted in favor of supporting the Democrats’ budget, which included the [...]

UPDATE: Almy wants “reasonable compensation” set as $50K per year, gave away more than that to “leftwing” causes

January 14, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under Business

The House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing Thursday on a measure, HB 1607, to define “reasonable compensation,” the amount of compensation that will be exempt from taxation under Gov. John Lynch’s new LLC tax, at $50,000 per year. The measure is sponsored by committee chair Susan Almy. But Almy may be a [...]

Hodes misrepresents his record to voter in Exeter

January 6, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under Business

While touring downtown Exeter on Monday with state Sen. Maggie Hassan, Democratic U.S. Representative and Senate hopeful Paul Hodes appears to have misrepresented his voting record to a potential constituent. When asked by Mr. Dan Chartrand, a bookstore owner, why Congress was so quick to bailout Wall Street but slow to bailout “Main Street,” Hodes [...]

Controversial polling firm raises eyebrows in Connecticut

December 22, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Business

Moore Information, a Portland, OR-based polling firm that was ensnared in one of the most peculiar side stories of New Hampshire’s 2008 Republican presidential primary, and which is still under investigation here in the Granite State, is now making news in Connecticut for producing surprising polling results. The poll, conducted on behalf of former-WWE CEO [...]

Business groups vie for influence

November 11, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Business

The painter and the local pizza parlor have a new voice in the Legislature. But do they need one? Former Republican state senator Bob Clegg, a lobbyist for Legislative Solutions, recently founded the Small Business and Small Industry Association. “It’s designed to have a voice in Concord for all the small businesses that now don’t [...]

State loan guarantee to NH newspaper called “thought control” on Glenn Beck Show

November 10, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Business

“What is the paper going to come out for when there is a race against a politician who favors their subsidy?”

State bails out Claremont Eagle Times with loan guarantee

November 8, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Business, HP_Featured, State House

Kevin Landrigan of the Nashua Telegraph reports on a decision this week by the state’s Executive Council to guarantee a loan of $250,000 to a bankrupt newspaper that is now owned by an out-of-state media company. has inquired as to whether the newspaper will be covering Executive Council races in the 2010 election. We [...]

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