Press Releases

 

Tuesday
Oct062009

Daily Grind: The Inevitable Tragedy 

The Inevitable Tragedy of It All
With or without the "public option" American taxpayers will be on the hook for ObamaCare.

The New Voice of the GOP?
Has Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann shown that she can be a leader on the right?

ALG Research Appointment Watch
This week we look at the Diversity Czar Mark Lloyd and Assistant Secretary for OSHA David Michaels.

Too Hot Not To Note: Chants for children: What's the message?
The editorial board at The Index-Journal hits it spot on why the recent videos of children chanting about Barack Obama is truly scary.

 

Tuesday
Oct062009

New Hampshire Corrections Commissioner Sworn-In for Second Term

(Concord, NH)  New Hampshire Department of Corrections Commissioner William L. Wrenn was sworn in for his second four-year term on Monday, October 5, 2009, at his office in Concord.  The Governor and Executive Council approved his reappointment on September 23, 2009.

Commissioner Wrenn was sworn in by Senior Assistant Attorney General Michael K. Brown at the beginning of his monthly wardens’ meeting, surrounded by the wardens and other members of the Department of Corrections Executive Staff.

Commissioner Wrenn was appointed by Governor John Lynch and the Executive Council in December 2005. During his tenure he has overseen the addition of increased programming and treatment for female offenders, the creation of a Residential Treatment Unit, a realignment and reorganization of departmental responsibilities, the development of a strategic plan to emphasize offender re-entry, alternative sentencing, and lowering recidivism, and the implementation of the Division of Community Corrections.  He is the first Corrections Commissioner to receive consecutive appointments to the position since the four-year term was implemented in 2001.

Tuesday
Oct062009

Poetry Society of New Hampshire Reading 10/31

The Poetry Society of New Hampshire will host readings on Saturday October 31st at Borders books, Ft Eddy Road, Concord, NH. At 11AM members will read, and at 1PM, Jennifer Whitten will read. For further information about the society or the readings, contact Pat Frisella, President, at poetrysocietyofnewhampshire@gmail.com

 

Poetry Society of New Hampshire Quarterly Meeting

Saturday October 31st

Borders Books, Ft. Eddy Road, Concord, NH

10AM - BOD Meets

11AM - Members’ Open Mic

12PM - Lunch on your own

1PM - Featured Reader, Jennifer Whitten

Jennifer E. Whitten has lived in 12 states, 19 towns, and 26 residences, ranging from rural to city locales. This movement from place to place has increased her focus on all aspects of community. She currently lives in the Seacoast area, works as the Writing Studio Director at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, and spends as much time as she can on Star Island, one of the Isles of Shoals. A poet, fiction writer, and nonfiction writer, Ms. Whitten holds degrees from the University of New Hampshire, the University of Colorado in Boulder, and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her chapbook, Auction, was selected as the recipient of the 11th annual Philbrick Prize, and was published by the Providence Athenaeum Library in May.

 

Tuesday
Oct062009

Daily Grind: Not Their "Kind of Town" 

Not Their "Kind of Town"
Obama is kept off the rostrum at Copenhagen.

72 Hours
This year, Congress has passed legislation with such shocking efficiency and speed that it may wind up costing taxpayers more than $4 trillion when all is said and done.

Too Hot Not To Note: Congressman John Carter on ACORN and Charlie Rangel
The Washington News Observer interviews the Congressman about defunding ACORN and holding Charlie Rangel accountable.

 

Tuesday
Oct062009

Shea-Porter Announces Nearly $300,000 to Combat Violence Against Women at UNH  

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today announced that the University of New Hampshire (UNH) will receive $299,882 from the “Grants to Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking on Campus Program.”  This program allows universities to establish multidisciplinary consortia to combat violent crimes against women on campuses.  Funding for this grant is provided by the Office on Violence Against Women of the Department of Justice.