No representation without taxation

No representation without taxation

We’ve all heard the story of the Boston Tea Party and the rallying cry of “No taxation without representation!” Totes fair position. Your representatives should not take your money through taxation and fees without at least pretending to give you a say. But a more accurate way to look
Town Square time and open invitation

Town Square time and open invitation

Today, I announce an open and relaxed forum for candidates and voters to come together over the next few months. Join me from 5:30-7PM on the first Tuesday of August, September, and October for a Town Square at City Hall Plaza in Manchester, NH. By now, you know I
Don't mess with our "no sales tax" status and don't make us do your dirty work, neither

Don't mess with our "no sales tax" status and don't make us do your dirty work, neither

In response to the recent Supreme Court decision South Dakota v. Wayfair which will force Granite State businesses to collect sales tax for other states, it is great to see Governor Sununu taking a strong stand. In a press conference yesterday, he said: "New Hampshire does not and will not
Voluntary is always better than force

Voluntary is always better than force

Do you agree or disagree with this statement? "Forcing someone to pay for something they don't want, is tyranny." It comes from this clip by the consistently pro-market John Stossel in response to yesterday's landmark labor union case, Janus vs. AFSCME, in which the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that nonunion
A future senator goes to PorcFest XV

A future senator goes to PorcFest XV

I spent last week in the stunning White Mountains of New Hampshire, one of my favorite places, at one of my favorite events, the 15th annual Porcupine Freedom Festival, hosted by the Free State Project. Read about my experience at Shire Liberty News. "The non-aggression principle (stated differently, The Golden
Happy (early) birthday, Sir!

Happy (early) birthday, Sir!

I was honored to attend a birthday bash for former Manchester mayor, Ray Wieczorek, last night. It was my first time meeting this legendary Republican--what a charming gentleman!--and he wished me well on my campaign. Louis and I also ran into Governor Sununu (pictured), whose donated raffle cookie raised
It's official! Carla Gericke files for NH Senate District 20

It's official! Carla Gericke files for NH Senate District 20

This afternoon I popped in at the Secretary of State's office to file my paperwork to run for NH Senate in District 20. I'm truly excited about this race! I bring a fresh voice and fresh ideas to the table. Over the past few weeks, I have been speaking to
Can we still take a joke?

Can we still take a joke?

Even future senators get an evening off! Last night, together with friends (and literal neighbors), I met my husband, Louis, at the Wang Theatre in Boston to see Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart, with surprise opener, SNL's Michael Che. "What???" you say. "Why would you go see a bunch of
Whooping and hollering at West Side High

Whooping and hollering at West Side High

Last night, I was honored to attend a graduation ceremony at West Side High for students receiving their High School Equivalency certificates. These students ranged in ages from young to not-so young, but what they all had in common was a dedication and desire to better themselves. They worked hard,
ICYMI: New Video and Taxpayer Protection

ICYMI: New Video and Taxpayer Protection

Yesterday, I introduced a new series called “In Case You Missed It” featuring past Letters to the Editor, newspaper articles, supporter letters, etc. The goal of these short videos is to show voters of District 20 that I am engaged in local politics, understand the issues, and have a track