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Local commentary

Keep federal minimum wage

Donald Trump's recent comments regarding his opposition to the federal minimum wage and his desire to abolish it should alarm Granite State families and everyone … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2016

How the White House exploited the press

"Curator": A person who is in charge of the things in a museum, zoo, etc. That is how the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word. In … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2016

Nashua still has some trails to blaze

It was great to see The Telegraph editorial page celebrate the completion and dedication of the Southwest Trails Project ("Nashua built it, and people came, … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2016

ALC: Nashua’s quiet champion

Many of us who read The Telegraph probably graduated from high school. It's also likely that a number of us went on to college and … Full story    
Published:  May 15, 2016

Address debt for sake of future generations

My grandfather is a man of upstanding character with an incredible work ethic. As he labored for decades as a manufacturing processor at Caterpillar in … Full story    
Published:  May 15, 2016

Substance abuse is hardly a new issue

Many of us are focusing on the opioid crisis, but we may be missing the boat on one of the most important components of the … Full story    
Published:  May 15, 2016

He was never worried till Trump

I have never voted for a Repub­lican candidate for president. In the six elections since I became eligible to vote, I have voted for the … Full story    
Published:  May 13, 2016

Neighbors thankful for NH’s inaction

As our legislative session winds down, there is one piece of legislation that remains on the table in the Senate. It is a bill to … Full story    
Published:  May 11, 2016

Open up about mental illness

Mental illness is treated differently than any other illness. It always has been. It remains in the shadows and away from the public square. It … Full story    
Published:  May 10, 2016

What should the next step be for Bernie Sanders camp?

Froma Harrop

Bernie Sanders is almost certainly not going to be the Democratic nominee. Though he retains a devoted following, the crowds, the attention and the money … Full story    
Published:  May 10, 2016

Memories of his mother

Today, as it was on this same date 67 years ago in 1949, is Mother's Day. And it was on that same Sunday morning so … Full story    
Published:  May 8, 2016

Hearings on a nominee matter

It's been more than 50 days since President Barack Obama fulfilled his Constitutional responsibility and brought forward his nominee to the Supreme Court, Chief Judge … Full story    
Published:  May 8, 2016

Local representatives support backward bills

This time each year, our attention turns to the hardworking mothers among us and the contributions they make at home and in the community. Those … Full story    
Published:  May 8, 2016

You, too, can cheat the commute

With "National Bike to Work" week around the corner (May 16-20), I want to encourage people to consider bicycle commuting for a day or two, … Full story    
Published:  May 8, 2016

Beer distributors deliver choice

Head to your local beer store and you’ll be overwhelmed with incredible selection – brands from around the world and across the country, plus dozens … Full story    
Published:  May 5, 2016

Employer tax relief is working

If a candidate for governor proposed a jobs program that would put more than 7,500 New Hampshire residents to work in just three months, cut … Full story    
Published:  May 4, 2016

NH should hop on rail expansion

If you were a business owner considering making a critical investment in your business that could deliver tremendous returns, would you do your due diligence … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2016

Money is there, but so is a waiting list

When deciding to run for New Hampshire state Senate, I outlined what I wanted to accomplish. My goals were pretty straightforward: to protect individual freedoms … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2016

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