DiStaso joins NH Journal
Apr03

DiStaso joins NH Journal

NH Journal announced today that iconic Granite State political reporter John DiStaso has joined its team as News Editor as it gears up to provide groundbreaking coverage of one of the hottest Senate races in the nation and the 2016 Presidential primary.   DiStaso will have editorial control over the news content of NH Journal.   “I have nothing but tremendous gratitude for the opportunities I have been afforded these many years at the...

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Granite Staters support immigration reform measure
Jul21

Granite Staters support immigration reform measure

A commanding majority of Granite Staters support “the current immigration reform bill in Congress that awards undocumented immigrants with a pathway to citizenship before a confirmed improvement in border security,” according to a New England College survey conducted exclusively for NH Journal. Even a majority of Republicans support the measure. Sixty-eight percent of all registered voters surveyed, including 57% of Republicans,...

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Bloomberg again lies about Ayotte in smear ad
Jun06

Bloomberg again lies about Ayotte in smear ad

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is at it again with a new attack ad against Sen. Kelly Ayotte backed by a hefty media buy. “She voted to kill comprehensive background checks, making us less safe,” Police Chief Scott Knight, says in the ad, adding her votes in the Senate made “it easier for the dangerously mentally ill to get guns.” These statements are untrue, according to PolitiFact. On the matter of background checks,...

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Media drops the ball on Ayotte coverage

Complaints about liberal media bias can become tedious. The mainstream media is very liberal, that is well established. Griping about it rarely gets anyone anywhere. But occasionally, the collective groupthink of the elite establishment media becomes so biased that it actually needs to be called out. We’ve seen that this week with the mainstream media’s coverage of Sen. Kelly Ayotte’s town hall meetings. The big media folks flocked to...

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Connecticut electricity tax could raise rates for Granite State consumers
Mar27

Connecticut electricity tax could raise rates for Granite State consumers

Connecticut’s extension of a tax hike on electrical generators, proposed by Democratic Governor Dan Malloy, could impose higher costs on all of New England – including New Hampshire. Malloy initially sold the electricity tax – found nowhere else in America – as a temporary revenue generator, set to expire on June 30th of this year. But now the Governor is pushing to make permanent a tax that has unarguably...

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