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Finance Committee Member Addresses Sullivan County GOP

Veteran member of the NH House Finance Committee Division 1, Lynne Ober (r) Hillsboro spoke to Sullivan County Republicans last night concerning the challenges of the upcoming budget negotiations. Ober touched on the process of budget cuts and at the

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Scott Brown Speaks In Windsor

Over 100 Vermont residents attended the Windsor Republican Dinner on Wed evening at the VFW in White River Junction. Speakers for the event were Senator Scott Brown, Lt. Governor Phil Scott, and ex Governor Jim Douglas. Brown’s speech touched on

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NH GOP Asks Speaker Norelli to Stop Using Tax Money for NCSL

New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Jennifer Horn sent a letter to Speaker Terie Norelli on Monday asking her to stop paying taxpayer funded dues to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). The NCSL is lobbying for the passage

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VT Attorney General Settles Case with Former Gubernatiorial Candidate Dubie

VT. Attorney General William Sorrell announced on Friday that his Office has settled a lawsuit against the Republican Governors Association (RGA) and former gubernatorial candidate Brian Dubie concerning campaign finance violations from the 2010 gubernatorial campaign. The State’s complaint said

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FBI Response to Reports of Suspicious Letters Received at Mail Facilities

A second letter containing a granular substance that preliminarily tested positive for ricin was received at an offsite mail screening facility. The envelope, addressed to the President, was immediately quarantined by U.S. Secret Service personnel, and a coordinated investigation with

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Special Election for Representative Seat in Sullivan County

The special election to replace State Rep Thomas Donovan of Sullivan County district four (Claremont) is June 4. Democrat state representative Thomas Donovan announced his resignation in February, citing personal reasons. Former representatives Republican Joe Osgood and Democrat Larry Converse

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Governor Shumlin Speaks on Less Taxes and Welfare Reform

Governor Peter Shumlin spoke to the Springfield Regional Chamber and the Springfield Rotary Club yesterday and praised them for their efforts on reviving Springfield’s Downtown Area. Shumlin spoke about the state to their east and how Vermont cannot lose business

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Leeland Eisenberg, Hillary Clinton Office Hostage Taker, Escapes From Correctional Facility

Leeland Eisenberg, the man that took hostages at Hillary Clinton’s campaign office back in 2007, is on the lamb. Eisenberg missed a regular population count this weekend at the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit in Manchester. He is described as a

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Governor Maggie Hassan Criticizes Democrats Budget

An 11 billion dollar budget with no reliance on casino revenue passed in the NH house. Governor Maggie Hassan criticized the plan put together by the Democratic majority since the house cut the $80 million dollars in casino licensing funds

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Senate Committee Hearing on Naming Rest Areas

The Senate Transportation Committee is holding a hearing Today on HB 635,that would allow the state to solicit requests for proposals to sponsor or purchase naming rights to rest areas, with proceeds being used to operate the rest areas. The

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