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Do you agree with efforts to deport a group of Indonesians from New Hampshire?
You are either here legally or illeagally. This country has a strong history of immigrants who have done it the right way. Why would you stay here for so many years and not immigrate leagally? There… read more
- Maryellen
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Should NH prohibit firing an employee because of his or her political views?
Though I don't like the idea of employers firing workers because of their political views, I believe a law like this would be very difficult to implement. How could you prove someone was fired… read more
- Jackie
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Should NH reinstate funding for public school building projects?
I'm not sure how you can be a parent with children in NH schools and feel like funding on any level is adequate. And I'm not seeking top of the line technology. I'm talking about basic… read more
- Chuck
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Should towns install surveillance cameras in public parks?
I recently went to my town's public park for an evening stroll with my significant other, our daughters, and their friend. What is usually a peaceful, undisturbed stroll, turned into us being on… read more
- Christine
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Puerto Rico votes to become a state
Limbo is not good-what can we do???
- Jen
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Do you support the decision of the Boy Scouts of America to let girls join?
Are boys permitted to join the Girl Scouts? If not, there will be a lawsuit within 6 months.
- Chuck
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Who will run for president in 2020?
Will Trump's own party let him run uncontested for their nomination? With his abysmal approval rating, there must be some within the GOP who question Trump's ability to carry another… read more
- Jackie
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Common Core
Agree 100% with President Trump. It is a disaster.
- Keith
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SB2
I support Ballot elections. It gives everyone an equal chance and don't take up a day in a town meeting.
- Keith
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Bump stock ban in NH?
Just another knee jerk reaction by our officials to make it seem like they are doing "something".... a reactionary government is an ineffective government. Stop chasing the latest tragedy… read more
- Snaggle
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Local meals and rooms tax?
The state charges a meal and room tax. The monies should go first to the towns that raised the revenue. Do not make it harder for a small tourist business to succeed. I am sure you can always charge… read more
- Charles
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Some states allow insurance exclusions if a person is drunk
Alcohol abuse is rarely a choice, more often an illness that those who drink too much, drink and drive, etc., are not going to control on their own. It is just a way for insurance companies to be… read more
- Louise
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In light of Vegas shooting, stricter gun laws?
It seems that states with less gun restrictions have less gun violence. Somebody might shoot back. And I've never understood why, with the plethora of weapons, and explosives available nowadays… read more
- stewart
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Charter school funding debate
Absolutely.. Yes...every child needs education with staff that can take the time to school them..every child is not raized equally .. therefore charter schools are the answer
- Joan
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Revising NH’s sex offender registry
Very concerned about the possible removal of convicted child sex offenders being removed from the NH sex offender registry. Everyone should know that child sex offenders can not be "cured… read more
- Ann
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Stricter motorcycle noise enforcement?
Most towns already have noise ordinances. Noise is allowed between certain hours. These ordinances should be enforced. More laws/ordinances on top of existing ones don't do anything if no one… read more
- Tom
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Abortion Restrictions
New Hampshire is considering through HB 1503 stiffer penalties for the death of fetus as taking life away when the mother is harmed.  That means that the state agrees that a fetus is a human life. … read more
- Ananta
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Should more NH towns switch to organic pesticides?
I assume you believe glyphosate is linked to cancer because the WHO said it did, but your wrong. You're using incomplete data and reports. It's true that the WHO listed glyphosate as a… read more
- Erik
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Stricter motorcycle noise enforcement?
I live across the street form a motorcycle club. All these Harley's with loud exhausts are in and out all night long. It's not bad enough they are loud, but they also have to rev… read more
- Barbara
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Puerto Rico votes to become a state
Puerto Rico has been dealing with this issue for decades now. It is in a state of what I call "limbo." We are citizens of the U.S., but we have no say in presidential elections. We are not… read more
- Sammy
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A tax to stop opioid abuse?
Pavlov would love the Dems. Show them a problem (stimulus), they respond with a tax proposal (response).
- M
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Boat rental fee for search and rescue?
If kayakers aren't the ones using search and rescue services, then why are we asking them to foot the bill? Maybe we need a hikers' license and let that be the source of the money. Either… read more
- Jackie
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Do you support NH efforts to create more roundabouts?
Modern roundabouts are designed for trucks, large vehicles, and trailer towing vehicles by including the center flat area around the circle. It’s not a sidewalk, it’s called a truck apron, and it’s… read more
- Scott
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Do you support NH efforts to create more roundabouts?
Modern roundabouts are the safest form of intersection in the world - the intersection type with the lowest risk of fatal or serious injury crashes - (much more so than comparable signals). Visit… read more
- Scott
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Do you support NH efforts to create more roundabouts?
First cost is the wrong way to compare projects. It would be like buying a car without knowing the fuel economy or safety of the thing, just its price to buy. Present Value Life Cycle Cost… read more
- Scott
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Shaheen sponsors universal health care bill
When are these politicians going to wake up and realize that we do not want more government control. If they are so concerned about "healthcare" why is their focus on insurance? Why don… read more
- Snaggle
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Do you support NH efforts to create more roundabouts?
No I Do not Support them a waste of money an resource's an just make things worse
- Alan
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Do you support NH efforts to create more roundabouts?
Roundabouts are bad news. They cause confusion as well as delays for motorists. Their small size causes major problems for tractor trailers. I assume they are significantly cheaper than exit ramps… read more
- ralph
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Should NH privatize the state prison system?
No. The reality is that privatizing NH Corrections would be prohibitively expensive! Additionally it's amoral. These companies lobby through special interest groups like ACORN to get harsher… read more
- David
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Should NH privatize the state prison system?
No. every state that has done it has regretted it. it is hard to back out of - theyhave you over a barrel. there are no statistics showing improvement. some states have had to guarantee to keep… read more
- deb
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Medicaid rule change will cover gender reassignment surgery
No. No. No. This has gotten out of hand.... You cannot expect tax payers to cover your unhappiness with what you were born with. There is no medical NEED for this to be performed. It does not… read more
- Snaggle
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NH ranks 46th for race equality
I warned 15 yrs ago that Jim Crow Era Racial Segregation was part of the everyday natural political and judicial agendas against minorities. These acts of racial inequality by the government is… read more
- Ralph
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Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
Rebuttal to "Con" position: 1. Please show us evidence for how NH has been hurt economically by RGGI. If anything, state, regional, and federal policies have been hurting us economically in… read more
- Kevin
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Charter school funding debate
The notion that US schools are performing poorly is false. It is derived from comparative ratings against other nations that fail to correct for two things: 1. Our K-12 programs educate all children… read more
- Kevin
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Does NH need a stronger ‘Good Samaritan’ law?
Yes, they should be held accountable. You don't have to have experience or be trained in dialing 911!
- Susan
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Free Speech
Hey bud chill out
- Nicholas
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Public election financing in New Hampshire?
This is a no-brainer. No. Why are would any ordinary person want a politician to tax him or her to fund the races of politicians? They wouldn't unless people are lied to with sweet sounding… read more
- Jesse
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Should car inspections still be annual?
In my opinion, safety inspections, per se, are not a bad idea, but in the past couple of years the NH Department of Safety apparently has escalated a campaign against vehicle body rust in annual auto… read more
- Joseph
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Plans for new animal cruelty bills
One of the most repulsive acts an individual can commit is animal abuse. It is about time we start taking a look at the penalties for such an indefensible act.
- Snaggle
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High School Start Times
If research indicates high school students don't learn well in the morning, then we shouldn't be trying to teach them then. Personally, I remember falling asleep quite often in my morning… read more
- Kevin
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Massachusetts to consider “millionaire tax”
It's immoral to accumulate that much wealth when there are citizens enduring poverty. I would, in fact, suggest a much higher tax rate, and lower the taxable income threshold to $250k.
- Kevin
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"X" gender on licenses?
I like XX, XY, or XXY. Genes can't be altered or changed, and are easily tested. What people think they are is only within their personal world reality
- stewart
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Constitutional amendment to change school funding?
The courts need to be pulled back out of the education funding equation. Our courts are not budget setting bodies. The legislature does need to have the authority to determine funding formulae and… read more
- Norman
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Dogs on NH State Beaches
I agree so much with Melanie McCoy! I also see the other side where lazy owners wont clean up after their dogs or mean people bring poorly trained dogs or dogs trained to fight other dogs. If humans… read more
- Linda
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Dogs on NH State Beaches
Many people of NH own dogs and have them trained very well on a leash, or even off leash. As a resident of NH who loves to visit state parks, including beaches, lakes and campgrounds, and also the… read more
- Melanie
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