Sunday, September 10, 2006

Mitt’s Political Campaign Gift to NH Voters?

The Manchester Union Leader recently published an article on the fact that Mitt Romney has finally agreed to look at sending NH taxpayer’s monies they are due from Massachusetts.

Massachusetts owes NH annual payments for lost property due to flood-control dams that were constructed as a result of a 1957 agreement. The last year MA paid the full bill was in 1993, with no payments since 2002. Now, all of a sudden, Mitt Romney is committing to helping negotiate and resolve differences with New Hampshire over flood-control dams. NH’s governor John Lynch is “pleased that after more than a decade we are finally seeing action on this important issue.” Might it be that Mitt is just trying to improve his “home field” advantage in the NH Presidential primary?

The full article can be found at: