Josiah Bartlett Center - Commuter Rail, Election 2012, and Foreclosure Stats

Weekly Update from the
Josiah Bartlett Center

Keeping you up to date on our latest research
on the issues impacting New Hampshire

In a few weeks, Maine will finish a $44 million project to extend a money-losing commuter train and lose even more money. Fortunately, retiring Sen. Olympia Snowe got them money in the federal budget to fund their profligacy. Some politicians in New Hampshire want to follow suit and spend money we don’t have in the state budget to restore a commuter train that last operated for parts of 1980 until the federal dole ran out.ts would be inconvenient... Click here to keep reading

The Cloakroom

The BIA Commuter Rail Forum

Grant Bosse reports on a BIA forum on commuter rail in New Hampshire, featuring Charlie Arlinghaus, Peter Burling, Councilor Chris Sununu, and Mayor Donnalee Lozeau. Click here to watch.
JBC Report

Commuter Rail and the 2012 Elections

Charlie Arlinghaus talks about plans to bring commuter rail to New Hampshire with Jack Heath, and the two look ahead to the November elections in this edition of The Josiah Bartlett Report. Click here to keep reading.

August Foreclosure Data

Slight Increase in Foreclosure Filings

According  to the foreclosure tracking firm RealtyTrac, New Hampshire saw 688 foreclosure filings for the month of August, which was slightly higher than previous month. Click here to keep reading.