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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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Private home poker games now legal
I guess I thought "Private, In-Home Gambling" would already be legal because the State has no justifiable interest in regulating what a person does in his/her home regarding gambling,… read more
- Jonathan
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Animal cruelty costs fall on towns, shelters
The ultimate cost is paid by the animal. Please do the right thing here and protect the voiceless.
- Debby
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NH to turn over public voter records
Reading the comments, the insults, the preposterous and irrelevant arguments, the tone reminiscent of grade schoolers throwing verbal punches, makes me embarrassed to call these posters fellow… read more
- Jim
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Shea-porter cell phone amendment gets shot down
No I don't support it. This refers to a employer owned phone. Don't want to have your phone tracked then get your own damn phone.
- Richard
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Shea-porter cell phone amendment gets shot down
I support the premise of this but the particular bill in question is probably not the best place to put it.
- Norman
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Should NH allow tinted car windows?
Such moderate tint laws affect thousands of drivers everyday. Benefits of allowing tint on the front windows include, but are not limited to: Adds additional crash safety from shattered glass. (link… read more
- Leonardo
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NH to turn over public voter records
I absolutely disagree with providing the fraudulent voter fraud commission with the personal information of New Hampshire voters. It appears that our Governor is trying to curry favor with Trump,… read more
- Barbara
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NH to turn over public voter records
H has no voter fraud problems. Supplying information to the federal government wastes taxpayer dollars that should be used to solve real problems that this nation is facing. I'm appalled that… read more
- Terry B
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NH to turn over public voter records
I believe that Motor Voter registrations are wrong. It should be up to the individual states to make sure that the voting record is kept in compliance with the law. It's unfortunate we have… read more
- Edward
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NH to turn over public voter records
I don't think NH should release our voter information to the Trump campaign people just because he accused NH of voter fraud. I was unable to obtain a listing of new registered voters in my… read more
- Shafada
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NH to turn over public voter records
No way!! If trump wants our voting records, he better release his tax records! Gardner and Sununu have sold out the citizens of NH. Both of these politicians should count on being voted out next… read more
- Merryl
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NH to turn over public voter records
There is no need to provide this information to anyone in DC... There was no fraud and this fake president is a disaster...
- Carol
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NH to turn over public voter records
I see no reason they need to know so much about people, especially the last 4 digits of S S. For so many that is how many accounts are recognized as In new own for a lot of things. I also do not know… read more
- Angela
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Fewer health exchange plans on offer for 2018
All these plans - both from Republicans and Democrats - focus on who's paying for healthcare, instead of asking why costs are so much higher in this country than anywhere else in the world.… read more
- Jackie
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Should the NH legislature ban sobriety checkpoints?
They should be allowed. If it gets one drunk driver off the road its worth it.
- Richard
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Bully Law
I have never understood bullying and I think the only one who could make an impact is the parents.
- Silver
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Loaded long guns in vehicles?
I see no problem with loaded long guns in cars. As far as poaching...if someone is going to break the law and poach, they will have a loaded gun anyway as they already have no respect for the law.… read more
- John
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Raise the marriage age in NH?
As a parent I have a duty to do the best I can for my family, to keep my children safe from harm and to oversee their growth until they become mature, responsible, civic minded adults. If I were to… read more
- Rosaleen
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Gun Laws
I personally believe that restricting guns will only make things worse. If you are a criminal and you wish to obtain a firearm, a law will not prevent you from doing anything. If you wish to use a… read more
- Bailey
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Death Penalty
The death penalty is done by lethal injection and for capital crimes only. We only have one inmate on death row, and No one has been executed in the state of New Hampshire since 1939. The defined… read more
- Timothy
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Bully Law
I feel a lot of this starts at home, Children need to learn respect, If they learn this at home it can go a long way, Schools should also be monitored better. Appropriate action taken by the… read more
- Timothy
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Should NH require new voters to prove they intend to stay in New Hampshire long-term?
Absolutely should require voters to have permanent resident status. That also applies to out of state college students. There is no reason why they can't vote absentee from their home states. By… read more
- Jerome
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Smoker Hiring Bans
NO THAT IS DISCRIMINATION AN IS AGAINST THE LAW
- Alan
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Should NH allow tinted car windows?
Having tint on the car windows help prevent glare of the sun, as well as helping if it gets too hot outside. The inside will not get as hot. Plus with having the tint on it also helps my kids see out… read more
- amy
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Should NH bring back a bobcat hunt?
Predators should not be hunted. Their numbers will be controlled just fine by the population of their prey. Humans *always* overhunt.
- Kevin
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Should Keno pay for full-day kindergarten?
All day kindergarten is tax supported daycare, a bad idea no matter how it's funded.
- Ernie
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Funding for DYCF counseling for parents?
I have no ideas about the introduction of a 3rd category 'Unfounded but with concern.' However, I strongly support NH State paying for voluntary counseling services to parents, regardless… read more
- Hilde
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Fish and Game director: canoe, kayak fees “a tough gig”
I absolutely do now agree to a "kayak fee". We gat hit from every angle as it is. You can't sneeze without having to pay a tax or a fee. I for one would like to be left alone. I don… read more
- Tim
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Fish and Game director: canoe, kayak fees “a tough gig”
No way! Between boat regs. and fishing licenses and fines. Marine patrol now with State police where'd that money go?
- Norm
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