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Fact-based commentary on the numerous issues facing New Hampshire’s families

NH Falls in Chief Executive Magazine’s “Best States for Business 2012” Thanks to Lack of Right-to-Work

Recently, Chief Executive Magazine released their “Best States for Business 2012” which is based on a survey of 650 business leaders on questions such as tax and regulation, quality of workforce, and living environment. Unfortunately, New Hampshire’s sterling reputation among the nation’s top business leaders is beginning to tarnish. …

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Tax Policy and The Family

Recently we came across this article by Robert Stein, former deputy assistant secretary for macroeconomic analysis at the U.S. Treasury Department, on “Taxes and the Family.” The whole article is worth a read, albeit slow-going at times, because he makes a compelling argument that the federal tax code should be more …

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Where Have New Hampshire’s Young, Single, and College-Educated Population Gone?

Anecdotally, it is a well-worn verse in New Hampshire that the state has been losing its young people. A new study from the U.S. Census Bureau confirms this. The study titled “Historical Migration of the Young, Single, and College-Educated: 1965 to 2000,” (pdf) examined the past four decennial censuses …

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Did Your Representative Block or Endorse Traditional Marriage March 21st ?

Following is the record of votes for HB 437 as its various amendments were voted on over a two hour span of time Wednesday, March 21.  The bill was ultimately defeated.  You can see how your Representative voted on the various versions of the bill below. These representatives had …

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The Sustainable Demographic Dividend

The National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia recently released a fascinating new study called “The Sustainable Demographic Dividend” that discusses the world-wide consequences of Demographic Winter. From the Executive Summary: The Sustainable Demographic Dividend contends that the long-term fortunes of the modern economy rise and fall with the …

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