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A senior housing development in Keene, a walking trail in Salem, and a church-turned-art lab in Manchester are among the 14 New Hampshire nonprofits that have been awarded nearly $6 million in state tax credits.
The amount has been awarded through the Community Development Finance Authority Tax Credit Program. The tax credits allow for more than $25.6 million in leverage for the projects.…Continue
Added by LFDA Editor on July 20, 2014 at 9:50pm — No Comments
By Elizabeth Moss
Dear President dont let them harm the marine. Please dont let them hurt the wildlife to test for oil in the waters. Please dont I am beggin you. Please.
Added by Elizabeth Moss on July 19, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Republican doubts about a campaign contribution to the governor, a questionable attribution by a GOP candidate for governor and fundraising were among the issues that dominated headlines this week in New Hampshire.
The New Hampshire Republican Party filed a complaint with the attorney general’s office about a $25,000 contribution to the Democratic incumbent from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC.
The complaint says the donation violates the state's…
Added by LFDA's Week in Review on July 19, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
By Rob Levey
According to a recent report issued by the environmental organization Environment New Hampshire, one of the keys to increasing electric car ownership in the state is zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) legislation. When asked if NH should join the rest of New England in passing such legislation—NH is the only state that has not—Live Free or Die Alliance (LFDA) Facebook members were clear in their disapproval.
In fact, just 8 percent of respondents…Continue
Added by LFDA Editor on July 18, 2014 at 3:27pm — No Comments
New Hampshire Republicans have accused Gov. Maggie Hassan of accepting illegal campaign contributions from organized labor and have asked the Attorney General to investigate. At issue is a total of $45,000 in donations to the governor’s re-election campaign from three labor unions.
Thursday afternoon an attorney for the Hassan campaign asked New Hampshire Attorney General Joe Foster to expedite a review of the Republican party’s allegations.…Continue
Added by LFDA Editor on July 17, 2014 at 10:43pm — No Comments
Though the number of immigrants detained at the Strafford County House of Corrections has made headlines in recent days as unusual figure, the number of detainees currently at the jail is status quo, officials say.
As an influx of illegal immigrants continues to cross American borders, none of those individuals have been transported to the county jail.Continue
Added by LFDA Editor on July 16, 2014 at 9:20pm — No Comments
It’s the season of fairs, festivals and political candidates here in New Hampshire. This is the time of the year when you can get your fix of fried dough and deep fried pickles while also meeting the candidates running for elected…Continue
Added by Lara Bricker on July 16, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments
By Rob Levey
Although the bill will not go into effect until 2016, the NH House and Senate have agreed on the final version of HB496, which creates a restricted driver’s license for first time DWI offenders.
In addition to losing their regular license for 45 days, first time offenders would be required to pay for an ignition interlock device that would prevent their vehicles from starting if alcohol is found on their breath. Such individuals would also only be…Continue
New Hampshire’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.4 percent last month, unchanged from the May rate.
The state’s unemployment rate remains well below the national rate of 6.1 percent.
Added by LFDA Editor on July 15, 2014 at 10:01pm — No Comments
By Kathy Carpenter
Back Israel or leave office. America has always been blessed by GOD. You know Jesus. Well I take that back. I don't think you do. Well I don't stand with you, nor will I have to be held accountable for what you do. You need to FEAR GOD you will have to give account for…Continue
Added by kathy carpenter on July 15, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments
The New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles hopes to start processing more than 2,000 backlogged vanity plate applications in the next 60 days, the agency said Monday.
The DMV put vanity plates on hold after the state's highest court said the rules governing the tags were too vague. An interim rule that became effective Monday prohibits language that relates to sex, violence, drugs, gangs or bigotry.…Continue
Added by LFDA Editor on July 14, 2014 at 11:07pm — No Comments
For the first time in nearly two decades, New Hampshire will host the annual conference of New England governors and Eastern Canadian premiers.
The six governors and five premiers will gather Monday at the Omni Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods to explore how technical innovations, investments and effective processes enhance economic opportunity for the region.Continue
Added by LFDA Editor on July 13, 2014 at 10:50pm — No Comments
By Paul Briand
The series of WMUR Granite State Polls released by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center during the previous week show the power of incumbency.
And it just so happens the incumbents who enjoy that power for the upcoming 2014 mid-term election…
Added by Paul Briand on July 13, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments
By sterling l mathis
Obama Hussein is fundamentally changing America. Stop him people. We have become to politically correct and the whole world is suffering. Once his policy's are on your front door you will see.
Added by sterling l mathis on July 13, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments
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Added by beuserfriendly on July 12, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
In light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision against a Massachusetts law and a challenge filed on the state level, New Hampshire officials have decided not to enforce the law that creates a 25-foot buffer around abortion clinics in the Granite State.
Gov. Maggie Hassan on June 10 signed the buffer zone law that had passed the Democrat-led House and the Republican-controlled Senate.
Then came a U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down a Massachusetts buffer zone law, ruling…
Added by LFDA's Week in Review on July 12, 2014 at 8:27am — No Comments
By Carole Genzano
I always liked Governor Christie but now...I'm beginning to wonder! Today's newspaper had an article about $260 million dollars in state aid being approved for Holtec to build a plant in Camden. Then....I got my tax bill...there was no homestead rebate. When I called the division of taxation about it, I was told that Governor Christie pushed the rebate back to July 2015!! I am a senior citizen, trying to keep my house and stay in NJ but he is making it very…
Added by Carole Genzano on July 11, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments
New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed a bill that clarifies the law to recognize gay marriages that took place in other states prior to New Hampshire enacting its gay marriage law.
The law makes it clear that New Hampshire recognizes gay marriages from the date of marriage.
Read the full article from Foster's Daily Democrat and learn more from the …Continue
Added by LFDA Editor on July 10, 2014 at 9:53pm — No Comments
By Steven Wagner
I recently read about two solar communities that have achieved total dependence without being connect to electric cos., but in Fla. to counter Fla. made a law saying people must be connected to electric co. or all utilities, Obviously the cos. complained they were losing business. Also in Texas people achieved the same indepence of living without being connected so a troop of police were sent in handcuffed all residents were ordered to re-connect to the utility…
Added by Steven Wagner on July 10, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments
The state of New Hampshire and several counties have agreed not to enforce a law that creates a 25-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics until a federal judge decides whether it's legal.
In an order Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Laplante announced the agreement and also signaled that the group challenging the law has a good chance of prevailing. Laplante set a July 25 hearing date in the case.…Continue
Added by LFDA Editor on July 9, 2014 at 9:35pm — No Comments