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School choice on center stage in a handful of states in 2017

By   /  January 11, 2017  /  Education Blog, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, New Hampshire, Texas  /  No Comments

The American Federation for Children says the key states to watch for school choice legislation in 2017 are Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and New Hampshire. Texas could also be a candidate, Rayanne Matlock of Americans for Tax Reform writes in the Washington Examiner, quoting Republican Gov. Greg Abbott as saying he “would be interested in signing the most pro-school choice law […]

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Live free or move: New Hampshire tops economic freedom study, New York is last

By   /  December 26, 2016  /  National, New Hampshire, New York, News  /  No Comments

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“Americans have been voting with their feet against the ‘big government’ approach of New York and California,” he said. “Florida and Texas have experienced more than two-and-a-half times faster population growth in recent years, and they’re among the freest states in the country.”

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N.H. school board members appear in school choice video

By   /  December 8, 2016  /  Education Blog, New Hampshire  /  No Comments

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Members of the Croydon School Board in New Hampshire appeared in a video to promote school choice.

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Ayotte: Patent protection fundamental to small business economy

By   /  July 22, 2016  /  New Hampshire, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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New Hampshire Republican Kelly Ayotte has been a consistent defender of intellectual property rights since her election to the Senate in 2010. Ayotte has appeared and worked with a wide range of small-business and inventors’ groups, including the Intellectual Property Owners Association, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), the New Hampshire High […]

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Vermont attorney general bucks New Hampshire, defends Planned Parenthood funds

By   /  August 21, 2015  /  Health Care, Issues, New Hampshire, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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“Given the strong support for women’s constitutional rights to reproductive freedoms in Vermont, I believe any significant reduction in support for Planned Parenthood in our state is unlikely.”

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Being American is problematic, and 5 other silly entries in the U of New Hampshire style guide

By   /  July 31, 2015  /  New Hampshire, News  /  No Comments

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The University of New Hampshire officially frowns upon the use of the word “American,” but that’s just one of a number of ridiculous entries in a newly published Bias-Free Language Guide issued by the publicly-funded university.

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