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Senate hopefuls spar over Big Labor in first candidate forum

September 23, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Business, HP_Featured

At this morning’s candidate forum, hosted by the NHBIA and the Union Leader, Paul Hodes and Kelly Ayotte had a contentious exchange over the Employee ‘Forced’ Choice Act (EFCA). In a question to Hodes, the UL’s John DiStaso pointed out that the 2nd district Congressman is a co-sponsor of the job-killing bill, asking “What’s wrong [...]

Binnie flack tries to rewrite history of multi-millionaire’s epic fail

September 21, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under HP_Featured, News & Politics

Canada’s National Post published a heartfelt commentary by Canadian “conservative” political operative and once-upon-a-time Binnie consultant Gerry Nicholls offering a defense of his former boss and third-place finisher in the NH Senate primary. Nicholls has clearly been watching a lot of CNN this week, because he’s hopped aboard the anti-Tea Party train and is attributing [...]

Rove-led group mocks Hodes in new ad

September 21, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under HP_Featured, News & Politics

American Crossroads, a group affiliated with Bush-era political mastermind Karl Rove, has a new ad up in the Granite State mocking Democrat Senate hopeful Paul Hodes’ claim that he is a fiscal conservative:

Sources: Sen. Cilley on ‘McCarthy-ite crusade’ to defend JUA raid

September 20, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under HP_Featured, State House

Concord, NH- Sen. Jackie Cilley is on a McCarthy-ite crusade to stop on organization from shining a light on the state’s attempt to raid a private fund in order to balance its budget, NowHampshire.com’s State House sources tell us. Last Thursday the Joint Legislative Committee on Administrative Rights (JLCAR) met to discuss rules changes the [...]

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. NowHampshire.com has inquired as to whether the newspaper will be covering Executive Council races in the 2010 election. We [...]

NRCC Hits Shea-Porter Spending in New Radio Ad

April 13, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under HP_Featured, News & Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee today announced a new radio ad campaign hitting Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) for “authorizing to spend American taxpayers’ money at the rate of a billion dollars an hour.” “Carol Shea-Porter has failed to be honest about her willingness to support a pork-filled stimulus package and a budget that taxes, [...]

Recession Era ‘Luxury Lavatories’ an Epidemic?

April 13, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under HP_Featured, State House

New Hampshire isn’t the only state in which the legislature is installing fancy new bathrooms in the state house while raising taxes on working families. According to Fox News, the epidemic has hit New York, as well: Sources tell NowHampshire.com there’s a lot more to the story of New Hampshire’s luxury lavatory to come. Stay [...]

Around the Globe: Shutter the Thought

April 4, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Business, HP_Featured

New Hampshire citizens react to the news coming out of the Washington Post today that the New York Times Co., parent company of the Boston Globe, is threatening to shutter the newspaper with a mixture of nostalgic sadness and disinterest. The company is looking for $20 million dollars in immediate concessions from the unions or [...]

Has the Recession Hit Bottom?

April 3, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Business, HP_Featured

Hopeful signs are emerging that the fierce economic recession could be hitting its bottom and the U.S. economy could be poised for a comeback. According to the Commerce Department, orders for manufactured goods rose 1.8 percent in February, despite estimates it would drop again for the seventh straight month. Construction spending and pending home sales [...]

Martin: I’ll Reveal on Issues When I “Understand” Them

April 2, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under HP_Featured, State House

District 3 state Senate candidate “Bud” Martin had an opportunity to reveal his positions on key issues that have dogged him of late on WMUR. He declined and instead stuck to a tightly worded script that echoed his message duing his appearance on “Close-up” this weekend. On gay marriage, the death penalty and broadbased taxes, [...]

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