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Senator: Pipeline meeting was justified

By SEN PEGGY GILMOUR

The Telegraph should be lauded for its ongoing efforts to promote open government, and for continuously seeking to reduce secrecy through Right to Know laws. … Full story    
Updated 3 hours ago

Can’t Israel give just a little?

I was born two days before the D-Day. The war was beginning slowly to turn around. Of course, I don’t remember VE Day – or … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Why Democrats are helping Havenstein

Even before Republican candidate for governor Walt Havenstein had gotten his first commercial on the air, Democrats had flooded the media with a litany of … Full story    
Published:  July 27, 2014

Sometimes we can be too tuned in

Have you ever been out to dinner and suddenly, mid-bite, feel a gripping need to check your email? You stealthily scroll through your phone from … Full story    
Published:  July 27, 2014

Party using scare tactics with voters

Democrats are facing stiff head winds as they head into this fall’s elections. They can’t win on the issues, so they’re trying to scare and … Full story    
Published:  July 27, 2014

Waiting on commuter rail? Pull up a chair

Commuter rail. Those two words represent a project that has been talked about for decades in Southern New Hampshire. If we take the second of … Full story    
Published:  July 27, 2014

Be careful who you vote for

We are well into the 2014 election season – and there’s a lot at stake: n Control of the U.S. Senate, as newly minted New … Full story    
Published:  July 25, 2014

Shaheen charactizations are symptoms of desperation

Following the recent ruling from the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby case, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her liberal colleagues once again used the decision to attack … Full story    
Published:  July 22, 2014

Horn was wrong about Shaheen

By JANET BERNARD

Jennifer Horn is playing games with our minds (The Telegraph, July 14). Her unimaginative insult calling Jeanne Shaheen “the Simon Says senator” is unnecessary and … Full story    
Published:  July 21, 2014

Havenstein stood up for NH

Over the years, BAE Systems has become the cornerstone of the Southern New Hampshire business community. It has had an enormous economic impact by employing … Full story    
Published:  July 21, 2014

Governors should avoid playing favorites in energy market

Recently, the New England States Committee on Electricity, which represents the six New England governors on regional electricity issues, proposed an initiative that would socialize … Full story    
Published:  July 20, 2014

Three ugly numbers behind the governors’ push for Canadian hydropower

At the New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers conference in Bretton Woods this week, there was much talk of new transmission lines for additional … Full story    
Published:  July 20, 2014

Nashua Alderwoman Brown should clarify her thinking

By JUNE LEMEN

There is a Facebook page called the “Nashua, NH Civic Sounding Board.” It is not owned or moderated by the city of Nashua. It is … Full story    
Published:  July 20, 2014

Take action when your family’s ‘check engine’ light is on

Are you the type person who takes action when the “check engine light” comes on? Or, do you wait for a more subtle announcement – … Full story    
Published:  July 18, 2014

Is the fix in on the stock market?

Is the stock market rigged? I am often asked that question. This concern resurfaced in earnest this past spring with the release of Michael Lewis’s … Full story    
Published:  July 16, 2014

UNH law professor: Border crisis highlights deficiencies in system

As the political pressure from immigration restrictionists and members of Congress has mounted, the Obama administration has balked on its initial, well-conceived decision to provide … Full story    
Published:  July 16, 2014

Shaheen legacy is one of broken promises

On November 4, 2008, then Sen.-elect Jeanne Shaheen stood before a crowd of supporters and outlined her upcoming tenure as U.S. Senator. She promised to … Full story    
Published:  July 14, 2014

Hardly working: The importance of play

Summer’s here! The kids have been home for a couple of weeks now. And some may be starting to toss out the “B” word, in … Full story    
Published:  July 13, 2014

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