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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 [...]

Repubs to counter ‘tax summit’ with ‘stop the spending’ forum

October 21, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under State House

From the House Republicans’ press release: Republicans Respond to Democrats’ “Income Tax Summit” With a Session to “Stop the Spending” With the future of the New Hampshire Advantage and our quality of life in the state at stake, State House Republicans today announced plans to hold a public forum to discuss ways to cut state [...]

Almy: Tax summit critics are ‘conspiracy theorists’; like Joe McCarthy

October 19, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

The Democratic Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee is calling conservative critics of this week’s House revenue seminar “conspiracy theorists” and discounting their concerns about a controversial group that will participate in the summit. Susan Almy tells NowHampshire.com that the left-leaning Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) has every right to participate [...]

Key Dem Made Case for Income Tax in Mid-August

September 10, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

A key Democratic lawmaker in Concord who is instrumental in the behind-the-scenes maneuverings for a so-called economic summit to explore new revenue options in the Granite State made the case for an income tax in her local paper only three weeks ago. In a letter to the editor in the Valley News newspaper which NowHampshire.com [...]

NowHampshire.com poll: Income tax plans could sink Democrats

September 9, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

Granite Staters remain adamantly opposed to an income tax and are significantly less likely to vote to reelect their state legislator if they support an income tax, a new survey conducted for NowHampshire.com by Populus Research says. Speaker of the House Terie Norelli kicked off a firestorm last week that has yet to simmer down [...]