Archive of: Opinion



July 25 2014

First aid applies to mental health too

Mental Health First Aid helps people identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders before a situation becomes a crisis

July 25 2014

Real bipartisanship produced a balanced budget

With the right leadership, both parties can actually work together and get things done

Hopping the Washington merry-go-round July 25 2014

Hopping the Washington merry-go-round

Observations from the nation's capital

Three lawyers’ stories – without a punch line July 25 2014

Three lawyers’ stories – without a punch line

Arthur Mudge, John Tobin and Bob Dastin have made a lifetime of contributions to N.H. and beyond

July 25 2014

Health insurance now a viable option for many

This is the biggest expansion of coverage for N.H. in decades

Baker’s legacy should be a guide for officeholders July 11 2014

Baker’s legacy should be a guide for officeholders

His ability to forge compromises without sacrificing his principles appears to be in short supply today

July 11 2014

Senator pandered to lobbyists on early offer bill

A sinister bait-and-switch undermined a bipartisan compromise

July 11 2014

On campus, it’s sustainability vs. square feet

If you really want to demonstrate sustainability, you start by building less

July 11 2014

A health care opportunity for New Hampshire

Everyone wins under the new expanded Medicaid program

July 11 2014

The horror of unnecessary, easily avoidable wars

Why do we keep sending good young Americans into the mechanized meat grinder?