Press Releases

 

Tuesday
May192009

Shea-Porter Announces Funding for Rural Community Facilities Projects 

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today announced that the 1st District will receive $127,500 in funding for essential community facilities and emergency responder projects. These projects may include childcare centers, hospitals, medical clinics, assisted living facilities, fire and rescue stations, police stations, community centers, public buildings and transportation. The City of Laconia will receive $100,000 and Ossipee Concerned Citizens, Inc. will receive $27,500. These funds are provided through the USDA Rural Development’s Community Facilities program, made possible by the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

 

Tuesday
May192009

NH PoliticalNews - Democrats and Republicans To Go Head to Head in Legislative Forum, Monday, June 1 in Nashua 

Nashua, NH – May 18, 2009 - Representatives of the Democrat and Republican parties will face off in a legislative forum on Monday, June 1, 2009 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Nashua High School North Auditorium. This forum is open to the public.

 

Republicans who will participate are Representative Pam Price (R-Nashua), Representative Peter Silva (R-Nashua), Representative Carl Seidel (R-Nashua) and former State Representative Stephen Stepanek (R- Amherst). Stepanek now serves as the Chairman of the Hillsborough County Republicans and the Granite State Taxpayers organization.

 

Democrats will be represented by Representative Cindy Rosenwald (D-Nashua), Representative David Campbell (R-Nashua), Representative Jane Clemons (D-Nashua) and state Senator Bette Laske (D-Nashua).

 

The forum will be moderated by Nashua Chamber of Commerce President Christopher Williams.

 

The format will begin with 30 minutes to cover three topics. Each panel will have 4 minutes to present their case on the topic with a 1 minute rebuttal from the opposition. The remainder of the forum will include a question and answer period with audience participation.

 

Tuesday
May192009

CHQ - Did You Miss ConservativeHQ.com Chairman Richard Viguerie on C-SPAN?

Watch Richard Viguerie Discuss Issues Facing Today's Conservatives on C-SPAN


Viguerie Blog - In case you missed ConservativeHQ.com Chairman Richard Viguerie on C-SPAN on Sunday, May 17, click here for a link to the 40 min. segment where he discusses conservative issues and the Republican Party. [read blog here]

 

Remember, tomorrow is the last day to vote in the exclusive ConservativeHQ.com poll where your voice will help determine how Americans view Barack Obama. If you haven't already, please vote here.

 

Daily Lickskillet: Read today's Lickskillet comic here to find out who's paying for KERNEL.

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Tuesday
May192009

CPR - Launches TV Ad “Broader Lens”

Targets Governor Lynchfor breaking his promise; implores viewer to contact legislators

 

 

Concord – Today, CPR-Action in conjunction with the National Organization for Marriage launched the new television ad "Broader Lens".

 

Commenting on the ad, CPR-Action Executive Director, Kevin Smith, stated, “We're running this ad to remind New Hampshire's citizens that Governor Lynch broke his word by misleading voters to believe that he opposed gay marriage. It is alsoour intent to informthe viewer that their legislators will once again be voting on gay marriage this week and that they shouldurge them to put "principal over politics."

 

The ad is scheduled to begin airingMonday, 5/18,on cable and network affiliate,WMUR,in New Hampshire, continuing through Wednesday, 5/20.

 

The following is the script for the ad, “Broader Lens”

 

The ad can be accessed through the following website:

http://nhcornerstone.wordpress.com/2009/05/18/cpr-actions-new-ad-broader-lens/

 

 

ANNCR

When Governor Lynch sought our votes, he promised he opposed gay marriage.

 

LYNCH In Debate

“I do not support gay marriage”

 

 

ANNCR

Now the governor says ...

 

 

ANNCR

...he’s looking through a “broader lens” and is prepared to legalize gay marriage.

 

That’s politician-speak for he’s breaking his word to us.

 

ANNCR

No wonder the Union Leader is calling him “Governor Flinch,” saying he’s abandoned principle.

 

ANNCR

But New Hampshire shouldn’t flinch from principle. Call your legislators and demand they defeat the gay marriage bill. Because principle should count for more than politics.

 

 

CPR-Action is the legislative advocacy arm of Cornerstone Policy Research.

 

Cornerstone Policy Research is a non-partisan, non-profit research and education organization dedicated to the preservation of strong families, limited government and free markets.

 

Tuesday
May192009

Daily News from the Veterans Today Network 

What If....Real Awards for the Real VA

by Gordon Duff, Staff Writer


This week, a veteran was denied disability for PTSD. He had totravel 300 miles for his Comp and Pension physical. It was in the basement of a private doctor. He was told he couldn't have PTSD, as serving as a Combat Engineer in Vietnam, he wasn't classified as someone who could have seen combat. He had been diagnosed with PTSD already by a highly qualified doctor but was told he was faking in his "findings" from the VA, based on this "basement" evaluation. The VAnever paid his travel expenses, though they have been filed more than once. Now, this may be the best part. The VA is now trying to sieze his Social Security for not making his co-pays on the meds he was prescribed for the PTSD he couldn't have for the combat he imagined in Vietnam. There has to be an award given to the clowns who handled this claim. Recently the VA awarded medical staff for, frankly, doing the job they are paid for. Is the award a pig with lipstick? How about a new award. We could call it "THE VETTY." I am suggesting bronze, showing a man in a wheelchair being attacked by wolves. What do you think?
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