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Concord Monitor - Online

Aug 22, 12:00 AM

Lamontagne pans 1877 decision

Ovide Lamontagne's desire to repeal a 19th-century amendment to the state Constitution came under fire yesterday as Democrats continue to push education as a top issue in this year's gubernatorial race. At a recent forum featuring Lamontagne and his Republican primary opponent, Kevin Smith, the Manchester attorney used a discussion about school vouchers to express his opposition to an 1877 state constitutional amendment "which specifically states that no taxpayer dollars can be used to support religiously affiliated schools."

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