Letters to the Editor

NH’s Mercurial Aid

To the editor: In the article, “NH’s mercurial aid to towns” (Feb. 1-14 NH Business Review), Michael Kitch did an excellent job detailing the fiscal problems faced by our towns and cities with the failed promises and commitment of our…

State’s I-93 Concord plan needs work

To the editor: The rebuilding plan for Interstate 93 in Concord will move traffic through the city in an efficient and orderly way. But the current plan will do little to help the city grow or develop. Outside of New…

Roche is wrong on PFAS standards

To the editor: I read with interest Jim Roche’s op-ed (Dec 7-20 NH Business Review) on PFAS and science and regulation, and began thinking where to start, but then I ran across a this letter in Foster’s Daily Democrat from…

A ’much appreciated’ cost transparency story

To the editor: Bob Sanders’ article (“A tale of healthcare transparency,” Nov. 9-22 NH Business Review) was a great story! I wish others would share similar stories and expose what’s really going on with healthcare costs. I am a physical…

Is the NH House too large? Here’s one answer

To the editor: In response to Brad Cook’s article in the NH Business Review of Aug. 3-16 (“Is the NH House too large?), I offer the following: In 1974 I was elected to the NH Constitutional Convention from Grafton District…

Override the governor's biomass vetoes

To the editor: The governor’s vetoes of Senate Bills 365 and 446 must be overturned. Here is why:  Stand on any hilltop or mountain in New Hampshire and what do you see in every direction you look?  Trees, we have millions of…

The governor was right to veto SB 365

To the editor: NH’s Consumer Advocate, Don Kreis, wrote an article in April for InDepthNH, “Subsidy Season at State House For Wood-Burning Plants” He reminds us there are unresolved issues with Senate Bill 365, the biomass and waste incineration bill…

It’s not solar that gets the subsidy

To the editor: I’m writing in response to the opinion piece by Bill O’Brien and Greg Moore, “Hey solar industry, why the subsidy?” Let’s get this straight. There was NO subsidy for the solar industry in Senate Bill 446. SB…

The fallacy of non-renewable energy

To the editor: Poor Tom Sullivan (“Environmental activists ignore energy realities,” April 27-May 10 NH Business Review). He must not have been in New Hampshire in the 1970s … or maybe he forgot … when Public Service Company was promising…

What about the self-employed?

To the editor: I was disappointed in the article you published on the Senate Bill 313 Medicaid expansion (“Medicaid expansion is critical for NH,” April 13-26 NH Business Review). Health insurance for a self-employed person is higher than the average…