Gaining the Benefits of Clean Energy Clean energy moves us into a new economy and helps us with lowered emission goals. Our fossil-fuel dependence will cost us far more than any investments in clean technologies today – because it is very hard to budget for increasing weather disasters. I support clean energy being used for […]
Build a Future-Focused Economy Forward-facing programs like the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI nets NH income and helps us achieve energy efficiency goals) are win-win. If we pull out of RGGI we are required to continue paying but we no longer receive any benefit. The agreement was designed to prevent chaotic decision-making. Yet NH Republicans […]
Reclaim the Mantle of Fiscal Management To manage money well, you first have to identify goals and priorities. The Republican majority in Concord (and in Washington) use ‘the red queen effect’ to stay in power. They make everyone run as fast as they can, just to stay in place. By threatening working programs and eliminating […]
Properly Fund Public Education In the current session, a dangerous bill to divert funds from public education (HB193) is being pushed hard by DeVos-style, anti-school administrators put in place by Governor Sununu. The current administration is in favor of using our tax dollars to fund vouchers for private schools, religious schools and home schooling, while […]
Pass Responsible State Budgets The Republican majority in Concord has opted to reduce dedicated funds, like the Alcohol fund from its mandated in half so they can claim to be cutting taxes. The bottom line here is the are cutting revenue. These funds are used for prevention and treatment of substance abuse. Why lower this […]
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