Saturday, July 2, 2011

Republicans Blast Shea-Porter for Murtha “Ties”

April 1, 2009 by Tom  
Filed under HP_Featured, News & Politics

Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter has come under fire for her connections to embattled Congressman Jack Murtha (D-PA). The National Republican Congressional Committee has accused Shea-Porter, who on multiple occasions has voted against Republican-sponsored resolutions calling for a House Ethics Committee inquiry of Murtha’s ties to a lobbying firm currently under federal investigation, of turning a blind [...]

Martin Campaign to Conduct Opposition Research … on Martin

March 29, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under HP_Featured, State House

A source tells NowHampshire.com that the campaign of Senate District 3 Democratic nominee “Bud” Martin will deploy experienced volunteers to Laconia this week not to research the record of Martin’s Republican opponent Jeb Bradley but rather to research Martin’s own record. The Martin campaign appeared to have been caught unprepared by a NowHampshire.com story last [...]

Sen. Gregg Delivers Republican Response to President’s Radio Address – Video

March 28, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under HP_Featured, News & Politics

U.S. Senator Judd Gregg this morning delivered the Republican response to President Obama’s weekly radio address.  In it, Gregg focuses on what the GOP is calling the President’s “spend, tax, and borrow” fiscal policies that the Senator contends will “dramatically grow the size and cost of government and move it to the left.” As the [...]

NH Climate Change Task Force: Reduce Greenhouse Gases 80% – Or Else…

March 27, 2009 by Ethan Kendrick  
Filed under Energy & Environment, HP_Featured

This week the New Hampshire Climate Change Policy Task Force released its Climate Action Plan that it had submitted to the Governor. The plan argues for immediate action across the state on the issue and most notably arguesthat New Hampshire should “strive to achieve a long-term reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of 80 percent below [...]

BREAKING NEWS:UPDATE – NH Gay Marriage Bill Passes on Reconsideration

March 26, 2009 by Ethan Kendrick  
Filed under HP_Featured, News & Politics

After a morning of highly charged and emotional speeches both for and against House Bill 436, the New Hampshire House of Representatives first voted 183-182 against legalizing gay marriage, but then 186-179 in favor when the motion was reconsidered. The Granite State is on the path to become the third state to legalize gay marriage, [...]

Wakefield Sharp in Final Red Sox/Yankees Spring Training Game

With less than two weeks to go until Opening Day at Fenway, the Red Sox visited Steinbrenner Field (once called Legends Field) last night in Tampa, Florida to play their last spring training game against the Yankees. The score was 7-1 in favor of the Yankees, but in a game that is more practice than [...]

President Obama: Offset Spending Rise by Reducing Health Costs

March 24, 2009 by Ethan Kendrick  
Filed under HP_Featured, Health

In his primetime press conference this evening, President Obama focused on health care again, saying that an “efficient health care system that controls costs” is key to “bring our deficit down in the long run.” The comments came after the president stated earlier this month that “fixing what’s wrong with our health care system is [...]

5 NH Companies Combine for $1 Billion Market Loss

March 23, 2009 by Ethan Kendrick  
Filed under Business, HP_Featured, Uncategorized

With the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) down over forty percent since last summer, everyone is talking about how shares of American icons such as General Motors are going for the cost of an air freshener and General Electric shares are going for the cost of a few light bulbs (and this is on top [...]

Schilling Retires

March 23, 2009 by Tom  
Filed under HP_Featured, Sports & Entertainment

Marking the end of a two-decade plus career, Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling today announced his retirement on his personal blog, 38 Pitches, writing, “This party has officially ended. After being blessed to experience 23 years of playing professional baseball in front of the world’s best fans in so many different places, it is with [...]

Taxpayers to Protest Obama Policies on Tax Day

March 23, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under HP_Featured, State House

In part of what is becoming a growing nationwide movement in opposition to trillions of dollars in new spending out of Washington, taxpayers will protest President Barack Obama’s government spending policies in Arms Park in Manchester on April 15th—Tax Day. The so-called Taxpayer Tea Parties started as small, ad hoc protests but have grown into [...]

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