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Cabinet Letters

House takes decorum seriously

I would like to thank you once again for allowing the New Hampshire House of Representatives to use the Whittemore Center for the final sessions of the Legislature during the COVID-19 pandemic. Without your hospitality and the hard work of you and the staff at the University of New Hampshire we ...

Chandley: Working hard for N.H.

As politically active newcomers to town four years ago, we felt Shannon was immediately responsive and approachable as a State Representative. As a resident of Amherst for over 20 years, Shannon truly cares about representing the best interests of our community and willingly invests the time ...

Drain the Swamp?

Polls show Donald Trump and Joe Biden in a close battle for NH in the upcoming election. Four years ago, Trump’s rallies often had ‘Drain the Swamp!’ chants. How’s that working out? A few recent examples: Over $6M billed to the US Government by consultants to enhance the image and ...

The time is now!

Turbulence in our economic, social, and environmental fabric is not new, but the current administration and Covid-19 have magnified the great divides of society in a very public and personal way. We must be able to make binding local governing decisions that protect the health and safety of all ...

A thank you to Nick Caggiano

Nick, tell us it isn’t so! The Nashua Pickleball Club wishes you well. We will be some of the many who are sad to hear of your leaving Nashua Parks & Recreation. You have been our greatest friend and supporter for many years. Thank You. Nashua has turned out to be one of the best ...

Disappointed in Sununu

Be aware that Chris Sununu’s record is neither moderate, as he claims, nor gender neutral. Some people seem inclined to re-elect Sununu based on his COVID-19 performance. Not me! As a female physician, I am extremely disappointed by his record, and note that it disproportionately burdens ...

John Lewis’ legacy

Since the George Floyd murder in May, the heinousness of which finally seems to have struck a major chord throughout the heart of White America, a prevailing question bandied about from our print media, many political speeches to the massed crowds of shouting demonstrators on our streets has ...

Support HB1280

I am 31 years old and recently celebrated 30 years with type one diabetes. When I turned 26 in 2015, my insulin went from costing $40 to $350 a month. I couldn’t afford it and began rationing. When I married my husband later that year, my copay went down to $70 per month. I never spoke about ...

Climate change urgency

Everyday that we do not take action, climate change will continue to destroy the planet. The state of New Hampshire must transition to a renewable energy economy in order to combat climate change. Our state officials, including the Governor, should be acting proactively to reduce emissions in ...

Approve Scott Mason

Gov. Chris Sununu passes up several well-qualified professionals by nominating Scott Mason for Executive Director of NHF&G. The NHF&G Department is a 200-plus person organization with seven divisions and four regional offices. The Department has annual budget of approximately ...

Right for New Hampshire

The right person, at the right time, for the State of New Hampshire? Retired Brigadier General, Don Bolduc, a person who has dedicated his life to serving the people of New Hampshire and this great country. A person with thirty-three years on active duty, with 10 deployments and has been ...

What has happened to the GOP?

The Republican caucus has voted to shut down the legislature by not agreeing to a rules change that would extend the legislative calendar because of the three month hiatus due to COVID-19. This Republican strategy means no legislation will be passed in 2020. Do the Republicans think the ...

The real looming threat

These past few months have taken a serious toll on the United States. The rise of COVID-19, police brutality on the innocent and heated political debates about the election coming this fall. But there is a larger, looming threat that has been removed from the public’s attention. That threat ...

Pass SB248

Currently, the New Hampshire House of Representative is considering SB 248 or “The Tobacco 21 Bill”, which would codify in state statute action taking at the federal level to raise the tobacco sales age to 21. For the health and safety of Granite State youth, the American Lung Association ...

Color doesn’t matter

With all this rioting, looting, pillaging and punching (white women in the face for being white) taking place across the nation, I wish to offer my native city of Nashua a recommendation for self protection in future abuses of police and of any designated authorities duly placed for the ...

Remove officials if needed

Under federal law, the U.S. Department of Justice is charged with conducting a “pattern-or-practice Investigation” when there is evidence of persistent biased or improper policing, with excessive use of force or other unconstitutional practices by law enforcement. A federal ...

Demeaning the Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is one of the most sacred venues in America. As such, it is generally closed for public events, especially those of a political nature. Following are a few historic events held there. April 1939, Marion Anderson moves a nation singing “My country tis of thee, Sweet land ...

Trump only cares about re-election

I grew up in the church. We lived two doors away, and my dad was a deacon. Sunday mornings, I sat between my parents in the pews. I sang in the choir and attended Scouting at the church. Among my keepsakes are pins denoting eight years of perfect attendance at Sunday school. I was president ...

Help solve climate change

I am a high school junior and I’m writing a research paper about climate change in English class. In my research, I found a Chris Thomas study in Nature that says human-caused climate change already has committed 1/5 of all species on Earth to extinction. If we exceed 2 degrees Celsius of ...

Disrespect

One of our current Executive Council members from Nashua, Deborah Pignatelli, thinks she is so special that she has somehow earned the right to change the words to the Pledge of Allegiance. Really – it happened at the recent New Hampshire Executive Council Memorial Day meeting when she ...