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5-6-15 – Concord High School Closing

Posted by John McClaughry On April 28 the voters of Concord finally voted to close their high school. The vote was 285 to close, to 210 to continue....

Roll Call! House Approves 46% Excise Tax on E-Cigarettes (70-67), 2015

. S.139 – A ACT RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS AND HOSPITAL OBSERVATION STATUS, JEWETT AMENDMENT . PASSED in the State House of Representatives on May 1, 2015,...

5-5-15 – Food Shortages Still Stalk North Korea

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS–There’s an urgent food crisis in communist North Korea, where shortages affect up to 70 percent of the population.   According to an alarming...

Roll Call! Senate Votes for $1.47 Billion General Fund Budget for FY16 (23-6), 2015

. H.490 – AN ACT RELATING TO MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SUPPORT OF GOVERNMENT  . PASSED in the State Senate on April 30, 2015 by a vote of ...

Roll Call! Senate Approves $36 Million in New Taxes (22-7), 2015

. H.489 – AN ACT RELATING TO REVENUE  . Passed in the State Senate on April 30, 2015 by a vote of 22-7  . Purpose: This bill is the principle...

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