Lou D’Allesandro: What we need is more energy supply
Mar30

Lou D’Allesandro: What we need is more energy supply

(The opinions expressed on this page are not necessarily those of the New Hampshire Journal. The Journal welcomes opinions on all sides of issues and from all candidates for office.)   By LOU D’ALLESANDRO   As countless families and small businesses across the Granite State realized this winter, the cost of electricity is skyrocketing.  The reason is simple: our supply of natural gas for electricity generation is in...

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Lou D’Allesandro: ‘Citizens United’ decision is a threat to our democracy
Mar20

Lou D’Allesandro: ‘Citizens United’ decision is a threat to our democracy

(The opinions expressed on this page are not necessarily those of the New Hampshire Journal. The Journal welcomes opinions on all sides of issues and from all candidates for office.)     By LOU D’ALLESANDRO   Open government is not owned by anyone but the people.   When a citizen in my district chooses to speak his or her mind, that person can walk through the doors of the State House without being stopped or...

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Lou D’Allesandro: ‘A strike that makes no sense’
Dec23

Lou D’Allesandro: ‘A strike that makes no sense’

(The opinions expressed on this page are not necessarily those of the New Hampshire Journal. The Journal welcomes opinions on all sides of issues and from all candidates for office.)   By LOU D’ALLESANDRO   I remember my wife walking a picket line 25 years ago when the then phone company employees were on strike. As the mother of three young children, and at that time, the main breadwinner and supplier of health care, it...

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Lou D’Allesandro: Reflections on Dave Nixon
Nov21

Lou D’Allesandro: Reflections on Dave Nixon

(The New Hampshire Journal welcomes opinions on all sides of issues and from all candidates for office.)   By LOU D’ALLESANDRO   With the passing of Dave Nixon, New Hampshire has lost one of its finest public servants.   Dave and I first met in the early 1970’s when he was a candidate for the State Senate and I was running for the House of Representatives. He won his Senate seat and then become embroiled in one of the...

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Lou D’Allesandro:  Menino was ‘incredible public servant’
Nov06

Lou D’Allesandro: Menino was ‘incredible public servant’

By LOU D’ALLESANDRO     Like so many others, I was deeply saddened by the passing of Mayor Thomas Menino last Thursday.   Mayor Menino was an incredible public servant for whom I had the utmost respect. He was the first Italian-American to be elected Mayor of Boston, and as a fellow Italian-American, I could share in that sense of pride. Tom Menino set an example for how to be a good public servant.   I’ve strived...

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