BREAKING: Ayotte to Bring in Popular Senators for Fundraising Help
Feb13

BREAKING: Ayotte to Bring in Popular Senators for Fundraising Help

On March 4 a fundraiser for U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte will be held at the Bedford home of inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen. The event is hosted by local business leader Andy Crews and New Hampshire president of People’s United Bank Dianne Mercier. Two of the U.S. Senate’s most popular members Shelley Moore Capito (West Virginia) and Joni Ernst (Iowa) will be joining as special guests. In announcing the fundraiser, Crews wrote, “Sen....

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JASPER: ANYONE WHO OPPOSES THIS DEAL ISN’T A REAL REPUBLICAN
Sep16

JASPER: ANYONE WHO OPPOSES THIS DEAL ISN’T A REAL REPUBLICAN

House Speaker Shawn Jasper attacked members of his own party Tuesday night who oppose the recently struck compromise between Governor Maggie Hassan and the GOP-led legislature. Jasper minced no words saying that he would “question the political philosophy of any person who calls themselves a Republican and says that this isn’t a good deal for the people of New Hampshire.” The remarks were made in an article in the...

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Speaker Jasper explains budget deal to House members in email
Sep15

Speaker Jasper explains budget deal to House members in email

NH Journal has obtained an exclusive copy of House Speaker Shawn Jasper’s email to House members describing the budget deal between Republican legislative leadership and Gov. Maggie Hassan. Read he’d Speaker Jasper’s email in full below:   For the past several months, since Governor Hassan first vetoed the state budget, both House and Senate leadership has met with the governor and her staff on a regular basis...

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DEVELOPING: Drama in Concord as rank and file kept in dark on budget deal
Sep15

DEVELOPING: Drama in Concord as rank and file kept in dark on budget deal

With a deadline looming, Gov. Maggie Hassan is scrambling to put together a budget deal that has a chance of passing the GOP-controlled state legislature. Sources tell NH Journal that a deal was supposed to be announced at noon on Tuesday but that the announcement was abruptly cancelled amid confusion. The latest is that there will be an announcement later today. Details of the plan began to leak out on Tuesday morning despite the...

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Kasich dinged as “big government politician” on eve of #FITN Summit
Apr18

Kasich dinged as “big government politician” on eve of #FITN Summit

  Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich “announced a war on conservative economic principles when he unveiled a budget proposal that would raise taxes in the state by more than $5 billion,” according to Taxpayer Protect Alliance Fellow and Washington Times columnist Drew Johnson on the eve of New Hampshire’s First-in-the-Nation presidential summit, which Kasich is attending. Johnson’s column is notable for its sharply-worded...

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