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Frank Edelblut Using Position to Help Free Stater, Secessionist Leader Obtain State Department of Education Job

Valley News: NH Governor Chris Sununu’s Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut Using Position to Help Free Stater, Secessionist Leader Obtain State Department of Education Job Valley News right to know email request highlights Commissioner Edelblut using position to personally help extreme Free Stater, secessionist leader gain job directing K-12 educational programs in New Hampshire; Governor Sununu also previously considered a Free Stater for NH Education Commissioner *** Note: Underwood is a Free State Project leader as well as Board Member of FSP-run group The Foundation for New Hampshire Independence which is

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My Turn: School Vouchers – Another Plan to Raise Your Property Taxes

By Mark Fernald; Published in the Concord Monitor 3/27/17 Take $63 million from the public schools and give it to people whose children do not go to public school. That, in a nutshell, is what Senate Bill 193 would do. The bill was approved by the Republican majority in the New Hampshire Senate and now moves to the House. Republicans want to promote “school choice.” The state provides $3,561.27 in funding for each student in grades one through 12 in a New Hampshire public school. SB 193 would divert 90

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2017 NEA-NH Election Results

NEA-New Hampshire Elections closed yesterday at 5:00pm. The Elections Committee met this morning and have released the following unofficial results.  Results become official after ratified by the Executive Board. NEA Director: Sharry Sparks Executive Board Seats: Capital : Mike Macri Eastern: Ed Olson Lakes: Karen McLoud Monadnock: Melissa Alexander North Country: Jon Dugan-Henriksen Seacoast: Karen Ladd South Central: Meg Morse-Barry Southern: Greg Paris, Carolyn Leite Western: Jen Bewersdorf (Winner by write-in, acceptance pending)   RA Delegates: Capital (2): Tory Barber, Rebecca Butler Eastern (2): Ed Olson, Debra Hackett Lakes (1): Terry Burlingame Monadnock (2): Melissa Alexander, Cheryl McDaniel-Thomas North Country (1): David Olson (Winner by write-in, acceptance pending) Retired – Funded (1): Sandy Amlaw Retired – Self-funded (1): Diana Griffin Seacoast (2): Edward O’Brien, Sharry Sparks South Central (2): Judy

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NEA-NH Deeply Saddened By The Loss of President Scott McGilvray

Concord, NH – Megan Tuttle, Acting NEA-New Hampshire President, issued the following statement: “NEA-New Hampshire is deeply saddened today by the passing of our President and friend Scott McGilvray. “Scott made the lives of countless others better as a teacher, coach, mentor, friend and leader and he will be greatly missed. He was a tireless advocate for students and educators across the state, dedicating his life fighting to assure every child had the opportunity to succeed. Scott McGilvray made New Hampshire a better place for children. Sott McGilvray, 51, of Hooksett, passed away peacefully on March 21, 2017, surrounded by his family at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Born in Concord on January 20, 1966, he was the son of John “Bud” and Mary (Duprey) McGilvray. He attended Concord High

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HCR Committee Needs Your Stories

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Spring 2017 Retirement Planning Seminar Dates

We all hope for a well-deserved retirement with financial security. NEA-NH and NEA Member Benefits are pleased to present seminars to help you plan and prepare. A well-planned retirement can result in fiscal security, but there are many factors to consider. Come and learn how to take full advantage of the resources available to you. Registration for this seminar is $10 for NEA-NH members plus one guest at no extra cost. We will review many pieces of the retirement puzzle, including: The NH Retirement System Medicare Financial Planning NEA Member Benefits for Retirees Each seminar runs from 4-6 pm, with light refreshments provided. Each meeting has limited space, so register right away!   To find out more about each session and to register, click on the links below: Manchester 3/16/17

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NEA: Repealing the Affordable Care Act Will Harm Millions of Students and Families

Repeal will force cuts to critical programs for ordinary Americans WASHINGTON – March 08, 2017 – WASHINGTON—NEA President Lily Eskelsen García issued the following statement regarding the Republican leadership plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). “It’s time for the Republican leadership to come clean with the American people. Repealing the ACA will harm our students and their families by forcing cuts to critical programs, reducing financial support for lower-income Americans, and taxing the middle class. Bottom line, working Americans will pay more for less coverage while insurance executives and the wealthy get handouts. “The ACA expanded coverage to more than 20 million previously uninsured Americans, dramatically reducing the number of uninsured children in this country. The Republican leadership plan will reverse those gains, leading millions to potentially lose

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Voting in NEA-NH Elections Open March 8 through March 22

NEA-New Hampshire elections open 12:01 a.m. March 8 and close at 5:00 p.m. March 22. Members of record as of January 15, 2017 are eligible to vote. (NEA-NH Bylaws state that student members, associate members, fee payers and staff are not eligible to vote.) Voting is conducted online. To access your ballot you will need to provide your membership number and last name when prompted by the site. Your member number was included in the email sent to all members March 8 and can also be accessed by following the directions found on the voting page.  

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