June-14 2013

 

Forest Society’s priorities are blowin’ in the wind

The organization had numerous reasons to oppose Groton Wind, but never did

Inaccuracies about federal funding for Medicaid

Concerns about the reliability of government funding with regard to the Medicaid expansion have been raised.

Medicaid expansion is good for our state

What is the real reason opponents want to stop implementation of Obamacare?

Look before we leap on Medicaid expansion

We should better understand and analyze the options and do the math before making a decision

Reform? Don’t stop at the IRS

The campaign finance system is also broken, and needs to be fixed
Flotsam & Jetsam: June 14, 2013

Flotsam & Jetsam: June 14, 2013

OF COURSE that editorial in the UL about NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg was all on the up and up.

Divorce and the small business owner

How child support, alimony are calculated, and what that means for the businessperson
At public firms, average N.H. CEO’s pay has gone up 64 percent since 2008

At public firms, average N.H. CEO’s pay has gone up 64 percent since 2008

The average CEO earned $2.7 million last year
Q&A with attorney/political activist Billy Shaheen

Q&A with attorney/political activist Billy Shaheen

Believe it or not, Madbury lawyer and renowned Democratic Party activist William Shaheen – known to just about everybody as Billy – actually took a lengthy hiatus from politics.
Should employers care about the final HIPAA rule?

Should employers care about the final HIPAA rule?

Even companies not covered by the law can never review too often their privacy and security policies and procedures
Once downtrodden, Claremont is on the upswing

Once downtrodden, Claremont is on the upswing

The revival has been slow and is by no means over, but it's definitely headed in the right direction
When you die, what happens to your single-member LLC?

When you die, what happens to your single-member LLC?

Strategies to avoid months of delay and possibly substantial legal fees
Business excellence nominees sought

Business excellence nominees sought

NHBR is seeking nominations for the 11th annual Business Excellence Awards, which celebrate the achievements of New Hampshire’s business owners
Giving new life to old buildings

Giving new life to old buildings

Examples abound of repurposed existing structures
Succession planning for your entire organization

Succession planning for your entire organization

With baby boomers retiring in large numbers, the talent pool is shrinking
Cartoon for the week of June 14, 2013

Cartoon for the week of June 14, 2013

Game changer: security isn’t what it used to be

Game changer: security isn’t what it used to be

Jamie Dimon, Tim Cook and unanswered questions

Jamie Dimon, Tim Cook and unanswered questions

How history makes us who we are

How history makes us who we are

What 1968 did to shape a generation
N.H. wood industry’s renewable energy efforts tangled up in legislative wrangling

N.H. wood industry’s renewable energy efforts tangled up in legislative wrangling

Attempt to change renewable standards finds itself caught in the tug of war over Obamacare
N.H. ski industry reports big gains last winter

N.H. ski industry reports big gains last winter

More than 2.5 million skier visits were recorded on N.H. slopes in 2012-13
Ex-Manchester store owner stands his ground in 7-Eleven battle

Ex-Manchester store owner stands his ground in 7-Eleven battle

He hires an attorney in dispute over accounting, franchise pact
Startup Stories: Leonard LaPadula, Advanced Sports Logic

Startup Stories: Leonard LaPadula, Advanced Sports Logic

The Rochester-based startup, which designs and distributes fantasy football statistical analysis software, recently raised $150,000
Connecticut gun manufacturer may be eyeing move to New Hampshire

Connecticut gun manufacturer may be eyeing move to New Hampshire

The Granite State is one of the three finalists for the firearms plant
Mass. maritime company relocates to N.H.

Mass. maritime company relocates to N.H.

HALO Maritime Defense Systems employs 10 people and say it has plans to add more by the end of the year
Dyn to host web performance user conference in August

Dyn to host web performance user conference in August

Keynote speakers include Dean Kamen and former Governor John Lynch
Lethargy continued for N.H. GDP in 2012

Lethargy continued for N.H. GDP in 2012

N.H.’s real GDP grew 0.5 percent in 2012 -- 43rd in the nation
Only two N.H. schools ranked in top 300 of college ROI report

Only two N.H. schools ranked in top 300 of college ROI report

List raises the question: Is college worth the investment?
Proposed U.S. budget cuts could add to SBDC pain in New Hampshire

Proposed U.S. budget cuts could add to SBDC pain in New Hampshire

Sequestration has already cut NHSBDC’s funding by 8%

Judge backs ex-Insurance Department employee in unfair termination suit

Ruling rejects state’s bid to dismiss a suit filed by the state’s former top health policy analyst
Amid losses, longtime ProPhotonix CEO Mark Blodgett steps down from post

Amid losses, longtime ProPhotonix CEO Mark Blodgett steps down from post

Blodgett led the company for nearly 25 years, though its heyday as StockerYale Inc. in the 1990s