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MARILINDA GARCIA
There is no question that Rep. Ann Kuster is one of the strongest supporters of Obamacare in Washington. However, the Congresswoman has recently wavered on certain inconvenient provisions in the...
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NH's amazing IT bureaucracy.
JEFF GOLEY AND WILL INFANTINE
New Hampshire needs to increase unemployment benefits.
JONAH GOLDBERG
Holder's hypocrisy is stunning given that he once famously chastised Americans as being “cowards” for not talking openly about race. Who's the coward now?
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New Hampshire has no income tax -- yet.
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The no-cell-phones-while-driving bill is too broad.
CHARLES ARLINGHAUS
The courts just blew a huge hole in the state budget.
BOBBY JINDAL
School choice lets parents decide their children's education.
BY REP. ADAM SCHROADTER
Reducing pot penalties is the right thing to do.
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We are glad to see and hear so many national Republican voices in New Hampshire this weekend, capped by yesterday's "Freedom Summit" here in Manchester.
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The AG's overzealous pursuit of the Rockingham County Attorney/
PAM HUNT AND LOREN VALLIERE
NH has to take steps to fight global warming.
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Tom Brennan led Manchester’s public school system through five tumultuous, trying years. The progress made during his tenure was largely his doing. He did much with little, which is a great...

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Distracted-driving bill getting favorable looks

READER COMMENTS: 6

If you hold your cellphone to your ear while you drive or program your GPS on the run, begin changing your ways now.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Gun-rights debate to enter next phase

READER COMMENTS: 2

We haven't heard the end of the legislative debate over one aspect of gun ownership.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Bills to get fresh looks after House-Senate swap

READER COMMENTS: 3

Lawmakers will not be voting on any bills for the next two weeks, a settling-in period after the House and Senate exchanged legislation approved in their respective halls, but fireworks may be on the...

Garry Rayno's Under the State House Dome: Fuel tax vote slated in Senate

READER COMMENTS: 0

The fate of the proposed 4.2 cents per gallon increase in the state motor fuels tax is now in the hands of the Senate which will vote on the House-passed measure on Thursday.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: 1 down, 2 to go

READER COMMENTS: 2

Three major issues have dominated the 2013-14 Legislature: casino gambling, Medicaid expansion and the gas tax. With about three months to go in the session, two issues are still alive.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Vote on death penalty repeal set for Wednesday

READER COMMENTS: 0

The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on repealing the death penalty for those convicted of capital murder.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: 'Medicaid expansion' ... sweet by any other name?

READER COMMENTS: 1

Medicaid expansion will be on the minds of many in Concord in the next month, but you will not hear the words "Medicaid expansion'' spoken.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Gun rights groups taking aim at SB 244

READER COMMENTS: 1

The shooting has already begun between gun rights groups squaring off over Senate Bill 244.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Gas tax increase still a political hot potato

READER COMMENTS: 5

Raising the gas tax is often the political third rail for those seeking higher office, including former Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Coburn in 2006.

State House Dome: House committee to vote on repealing death penalty

READER COMMENTS: 0

One of the first hurdles to repealing the state's death penalty law comes this week when the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee votes on the bill and makes its recommendation to the...

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Place your bets
on House casino vote

READER COMMENTS: 0

Serious betting on the spread for the likelihood of casino gambling in New Hampshire begins this week when the House Ways and Means Committee takes up House Bill 1633, the product of the Gaming...

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Fresh deck
 for casinos

READER COMMENTS: 14

This week, the question arises again: Will New Hampshire embrace casino gambling to help pay its bills?

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Charitable gaming on the table

READER COMMENTS: 3

When is casino gambling not really casino gambling? When charities are the beneficiary.

Garry Rayno's Statehouse Dome: Diverse group favors death penalty repeal

READER COMMENTS: 2

Repeal of the death penalty could be the biggest new issue before legislators in Concord this year.

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