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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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Expanding Medical Marijuana
My own personal opinion is that, although we have much more serious problems facing our state, I don't believe giving people a green light to get stoned is the way to go. I do not agree with the… read more
- Timothy
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Police presence in NH schools?
I am in favor of school boards, select boards, and police chiefs working together on a town by town basis to determine need vs. cost for their own town.
- John
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States move to ban female genital mutilation
Yes, I do believe the state of NH should have a law specifically banning female genital mutilation. I also think there should be a law banning the application of foreign law in our state courts to… read more
- Ann
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Calls for state rep to resign over misogynistic comments
Talk is cheap. How is Fisher doing at the State House? He should not resign over some words on a blog just because he chose to express himself. This PC mindset is going too far! Let the man speak… read more
- Nancy
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NH ranked most expensive for community college
Most NH Community Colleges sell/market liberal arts associate/bachelors degrees that aren't worth the paper they are printed on.
- Steve
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NH still only state without seat belt law for adults
N Haverhill resident. No to seat belt law for adults. I am proud our state does not coddle adults.
- Joe
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Should Eversource be allowed to buy pipeline gas, Northern Pass power?
Long-term contracts for non-renewable energy is a bad idea. Craft laws that encourage the development of solar, wind, and other renewable energy sources.
- Kevin
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State committee gives final approval to Antrim Wind
Oppose!! Major portion of created energy contracted to MA user, constant noise and light a health hazard to the sensitive, only about 34% efficiency of turbines, huge carbon footprint in… read more
- Richard
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State committee gives final approval to Antrim Wind
I vote NO...N...O. We have a farm near Newfound Lake where they also plan to put up these damaging developments within feet of the border of Cardigan Mountain State Park. This will severely damage… read more
- Patricia
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Coyote hunting contests stir controversy
Beautifully​ put Lucille! I agree with every word. Morally, we as a modern civilization, should be beyond killing for sport or pleasure.
- Elizabeth
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Coyote hunting contests stir controversy
I think it is reprehensible that any legitimate business would sponsor a killing contest of any kind. Coyotes feed mostly on small rodents not pets or farm animals. These creatures are hunted… read more
- Elizabeth
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Coyote hunting contests stir controversy
WHAT IS WRONG WITH THESE PEOPLE TO FIND KILLING INNOCENT ANIMAL RECREATIONAL!?!? WHAT YEAR ARE WE IN ? ITS 2017 STOP THE BARBARIC SAVAGE CRUELTY
- Stacy
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Assisted suicides in NH?
I think it should be allowed. If I had a terminal illness were there was no hope and all medical treatments had been exhausted. It would be my choice or put in proxy hands that I had written before… read more
- Cindy
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Optional fee increase for local roads?
Car registration fees are already ridiculously high in NH. For a state that prides itself on no or low taxes, we sure don't have a problem jacking "fees;"
- Chuck
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States consider requiring schools to use "yes means yes" in sexual education
I think as an aim of changing culture, teaching 'yes means yes' is a good move. Whether kids implement it or not, getting across the belief that you have a responsibility of making sure… read more
- Jackie
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NH School Choice Bill?
I strongly oppose this bill. NH provides a free public education for all children. Parents who choose not to avail themselves of it should not be entitled to spend public funds on alternatives for… read more
- Phoebe
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Coyote hunting contests stir controversy
Coyote hunting as outlined (unlimited & as contests) is barbaric, cruel, and unwarranted. These are useful animals. Are we going to overkill and then put another species on the endangered list… read more
- Anne
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Coyote hunting contests stir controversy
NH should ban coyote killing contests. They are blood sport--killing for the pleasure of killing. They would be true sport if the coyotes also had guns to defend themselves. As for the resilience… read more
- Lucille
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Coyote hunting contests stir controversy
I am not opposed to responsible hunting. I am opposed to the contest.
- Elizabeth
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