Saturday, July 2, 2011

Climate Change We Can Believe In?: NH candidates blow off Carbon Alliance forum

October 26, 2010 by Amelia Chasse  
Filed under Energy & Environment

The New Hampshire Carbon Action Alliance spent months organizing a daylong conference on October 20th, with the program culminating in a series of candidate debates between the candidates for each federal office. Invitations were issued to the campaigns, moderators were arranged, and the forum was heavily promoted. The problem? Not a single one of the [...]

Guinta attack on Mahoney backfires as liberal record exposed

August 30, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Republican congressional candidate Frank Guinta issued a curious attack on his opponent Sean Mahoney today in the First Congressional District primary in which he challenges Mahoney’s Republican credentials. But Guinta’s own voting record might lead voters to wonder about his own commitment to party principles. It is commonly understood that Frank Guinta has only considered [...]

Guinta admits to signing on to Sierra Club cap-and-trade scheme

July 22, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Energy & Environment

The campaign of embattled Republican congressional candidate Frank Guinta acknowledged on Wednesday that as Mayor of Manchester Guinta signed on to the Sierra Club’s “Cool Cities Initiative” three years ago, which included participation in the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement and endorsement an of federal cap-and-trade legislation. Guinta denied having signed the Conference [...]

Ashooh’s position on cap-and-trade at odds with conservatives

April 18, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Energy & Environment

Around the same time news leaked that Senators will attempt to release a new version of the so-called cap-and-trade bill that has already passed the House, thousands of conservative activists protested at various tea parties throughout New Hampshire. Many of these activists held signs decrying the negative impacts they believe cap-and-trade legislation will have on [...]

Obama’s $80 Billion-a-Year Hidden Tax

May 26, 2009 by Penny Wise  
Filed under Energy & Environment

Candidate Barack Obama promised not to raise taxes on those making less than $250,000 a year, but he rarely mentioned that if elected president he would effectively tax all Americans by supporting a carbon emission cap-and-trade tax program that would increase the price of gasoline by 74%, natural gas by 55%, and electricity by 90%. [...]