Author: Letter to the Editor

Isn’t it time to scrap ‘the pledge’?

To the editor: Our national and state populations are absorbing stunning events and information at warp speed, so let’s take a moment to assess. Given the cocktail of failure we have been served, we are exhausted, overwhelmed and frightened about…

New Hampshire needs high-speed rail

To the editor: Before the invention of airplanes and automobiles, the state of New Hampshire was once powered by the railroad system. The railroad system made New Hampshire towns and cities more interconnected with each other as well as with…

The choice is capitalism or socialism

To the editor: NHBR is a company that concerns itself with business interests. This is an open letter concerning the election of our next president. Business interests are different and unique. They must be assessed differently. The political noise is…

Missing pieces in ‘Chipping away’ article

To the editor: My concern with the article, “Chipping away: NH’s timber industry tries to adjust after governor’s biomass veto (Oct. 25-Nov. 7 NH Business Review) is not so much what it says but what it doesn’t say. There is…

Kudos for the last issue

To the editor: Although I always review NH Business Review cover-to-cover, the Sept. 27-Oct. 10 issue held me for a single extended reading. Bob Sanders’ cover story, “Beyond the vetoes,” neatly summarized the last veto-heavy legislative session and its diverse…

Thanks for the great reporting

To the editor, Many thanks to NH Business Review and journalist Bob Sanders for the excellent, in-depth article about the future of fossil-fueled electricity plant operations in New Hampshire. Digging into the details of forward capacity payments and new ISO-NE…

The economic potential of commuter rail

To the editor: With New Hampshire looking to restore a rail link between its largest cities and the thriving Boston area, a few voices have been raised casting doubt on the potential for passenger rail. I invite those folks to…

Capital gains tax is wrong for New Hampshire

To the editor: With several high-profile issues brewing in the state budget battle, one that is starting to get attention is House Bill 686. This bill is a Democratic proposal which implements a 5% tax on capital gains. The money…