Among the many issues facing gubernatorial candidates this year is the Northern Pass project.

During the last race for governor two years ago, the Northern Pass project made only a brief appearance.

In October of 2010, Governor Lynch took a break from campaigning to announce the Northern Pass project at a press conference in Franklin.

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Taxes create a sharp divide in Democratic gubernatorial candidates’ debate

GOFFSTOWN — New Hampshire’s three candidates for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination squared off Wednesday in a one-hour debate covering issues that ranged from taxes and gambling to the Northern Pass project.

The responses from Bill Kennedy, Jackie Cilley and Maggie Hassan were as varied as the questions during the Granite State Debate in a packed auditorium at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College. The area they seemed to agree on most is the current Republican-dominated Legislature.

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