Cook on Concord

Urge Congress to widen broadband

To the editor: Access to high-speed Internet — some of us take it for granted. Others would do almost anything to have it. The economic growth and livelihood of nearly every city, town and rural area throughout the nation depends…

Gov., legislators must fix our waste system

To the editor: In its Jan. 4 issue, New Hampshire Business Review published my open letter, “Dear Governor: Bethlehem needs your help” criticizing Attorney General Ayotte’s negotiated settlement with Casella Waste Systems, regarding what she called “alleged” illegal dumping of…

Don’t forget DividedWeFail

To the editor: During the New Hampshire primary, you may have seen DividedWeFail’s purple mascot “Champ” on signs, on television, online and in print ads. Champ, our special elephant/donkey cross, has become a symbol of bipartisanship across the country. We…

LEED benefits are more than financial

To the editor: We were interested to read the article, “Building green gives a business long-term benefits,” in the Feb. 1-14 edition of New Hampshire Business Review. Our real estate development company is currently building the first LEED-certified retail building…

H-1B visas are indentured servitude

To the editor: I am amazed that a New Hampshire attorney would openly promote the importation of non-American indentured six-year servants to be trained by loyal American workers who are then to be discarded (“H-1B visa program is broken, and…

Property tax killing middle class

To the editor: The long-standing precedent of paying for public education on the back of property taxation is absolutely the most senseless, mindless and harmful tax practice I can think of - a practice totally without merit that subsidizes those (the rich) that are…