New Hampshire Business Review - July 8 2005

ID theft rule casts wide net

Dover landlady Joyce Forsythe routinely runs credit checks on prospective tenants before agreeing to rent them her spare apartment. “Sometimes, applicants give you a friend’s name when they’re asked for their last landlord’s name,” Forsythe explained. “A credit check gives…

Q&A with: Gordon Humphrey

When people of the Granite State hear the name “Humphrey” thoughts usually turn to politics. A Republican known for his conservative views, Gordon Humphrey served as a U.S. senator from New Hampshire for two terms. After failed gubernatorial bids in…

Cook On Concord

OK students, listen up! It is time for mid-term grades and a review of the class project, the 2005 legislative session. Both houses passed a budget that was in the billions of dollars and a compromise. Citing the fact that…

Thanks for the assistance

To the editor: On behalf of the Bow High School 9th grade team and the Bow School-to-Career Partnership, we extend our sincere thanks to the more than 120 businesses, government agencies, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations who made the 2005…

Occurrances that require explanation

To the editor: Re the June 10-23 issue. Being politically, legally and financially uneducated, I implore someone to explain to me two things: • How can our elected reps not punish former House Speaker Gene Chandler for his actions (Editorial,…

Why counties bear the burden

It’s pretty likely that most New Hampshire residents wouldn’t be able to explain the job that their elected state representatives have. Most, of course, will be able to tell you about the reps’ job as a member of the Legislature.…

The case against health care

What do you suppose would happen if every time your employees visited the grocery store you were obligated to pay the bill? Who dines tonight on meat loaf when your menu includes prime rib and filet mignon? Who among them…