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Mahoney: ‘Recovery Summer’ really a ‘Cruel Summer’

August 25, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Business

Vice President Joe Biden will be in New Hampshire on Thursday to discuss the so-called “Recovery Summer,” brought about by the stimulus act. Republican Congressional hopeful Sean Mahoney says this has really been more of a “cruel summer” because of the Obama administration’s policies. His campaign has released a web video to that effect:

Sean Mahoney hammers stimulus bridge to nowhere on FOX Business

August 14, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Business

Conservative congressional candidate Sean Mahoney was on FOX Business Channel Friday and pounded the stimulus “Bridge to Nowhere.” Hosr David Asman speculated that the non-bridge in Hillsborough, NH could become the new symbol for just how bad the stimulus has panned out for President Obama, the Democrats and the U.S. economy. PART I PART II

‘Grandstander’ Guinta jonesed on stimulus money, now opposes it

July 15, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under State House

Republican congressional candidate Frank Guinta has made his fierce opposition to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act or the stimulus act, and government spending generally, the cornerstone of his campaign message. But a new revelation in the New Hampshire Union Leader shows Guinta may actually be “grandstanding” on this issue. Guinta has called the stimulus [...]

State agency openly lobbies for ‘second stimulus’

December 24, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation is openly asking for a ‘second stimulus’ from the federal government in a press release issued on Wednesday. “This past year virtually doubled the NHDOT’s annual federal funding for transportation improvement projects,” said Commissioner George Campbell. “New Hampshire’s needs still far outweigh available funding, and we would welcome passage [...]

Local participant in ‘Jobs Summit’ a major Democrat donor

December 7, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Energy & Environment

Frank Alix, a New Hampshire businessman who participated in President Barack Obama’s so-called ‘Jobs Summit’ last week—and offered a glowing review of the administration’s policies to state media—was a major donor to the 2008 campaign of Democrat U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, has learned. Alix appears not to have shared that information with the media. [...]

Bosse enters race for GOP nod in New Hampshire’s satirical 00th district

November 20, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

Republican activist and free market think-tanker Grant Bosse formally declared his candidacy today in New Hampshire’s 00th Congressional District after news that the Obama administration has attributed a majority of the state’s stimulus jobs to that non-existent district. New Hampshire has only two congressional districts, neither of which are numbered “00.” “Even a fake district [...]

POLL: 69% of Granite Staters say stimulus has been unsuccessful in creating jobs (Updated)

October 28, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Business

A new poll shows a significant majority of Granite Staters believes President Barack Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, commonly known as the stimulus, has been unsuccessful in creating jobs in New Hampshire. The poll, conducted exclusively for by CrossTarget, shows that sixty-nine percent of respondents believe the stimulus has been unsuccessful in creating [...]

Hannity highlights Shea-Porter’s stimulus walk-back

October 22, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter is making national news again. This time conservative radio and television personality Sean Hannity is highlighting controversial remarks she made about the stimulus not meeting expectations after a new report shows it has created very few jobs in the Granite State:

Stimulus has created 221 private sector jobs in New Hampshire

October 21, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Business

President Barack Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), commonly known as the stimulus act, created or saved only 221 private sector jobs between February 17th and September 30th has learned. And despite President Obama’s heavy emphasis on road and bridge repair during the debate over the stimulus, the measure has created or saved [...]

Seacoast single-family home sales slip in August

September 19, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Business

PORTSMOUTH — Sales of single-family homes in nine sample Seacoast towns registered a third straight monthly decline in August, falling off 14 percent from July and 8 percent from August 2008 numbers. It was the slowest month for closings since April, according to the Seacoast Board of Realtors. Still, pending sales remained exactly the same [...]

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