Daily Archives: November 16, 2017

Proposed New Hampshire Bill Aims to Reform Auto Glass Repair Reimbursement

A proposed amendment to current legislation has been submitted to the New Hampshire state legislature that would require auto insurers to reimburse independent repair shops—including glass companies—similarly to auto dealerships. If passed, the law could have implications for the auto … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Taxes Ride-Sharing to Pay Off Taxi Companies

Last year Massachusetts passed a law taxing ride-sharing services. A portion of the fee, according to the law, is diverted to Taxi companies, to develop “new technologies and advanced service, safety and operational capabilities.” | Read more at GraniteGrok.com

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Study: NH Rural areas in affordable housing crunch

Many rural places, especially those desired by second-home owners and retirees, are challenged to provide affordable and adequate housing for local working families, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New … Continue reading

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Sorry, but Sandy Hook parents have no right to sue gun manufacturers

Remington is the parent company of Bushmaster Firearms which made the semi-automatic rifle that Adam Lanza used to kill school-children AFTER he murdered his mother to gain access to her guns. The parents sued Remington previously but PLCAA (Protection of … Continue reading

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Should Outdated Laws Stay or Should They Go?

Granted, there are few examples of people being convicted of these laws, and they may prove to be hard to enforce, but are they unnecessary? Are they contrary to the public good or just to public opinion? And what are … Continue reading

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Local NH Tax Rate on the Rise

I don’t know about you, but for me $30 per thousand is a psychological breaking point. Sandown’s property tax rate this year is $30.78.  We’ve outstripped even the notorious town of Danville which has a comparably attractive $28.25 per thousand … Continue reading

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Cornerstone: Education Choice Bill Advances on Bipartisan Vote

New Hampshire families just got a vote of confidence, as the House Education Committee narrowly recommended “ought to pass as amended” on SB 193. This important school-choice measure will go to the full House in January. | Read More at … Continue reading

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Recent Committee Votes Foreshadow Upcoming Legislative Session Activity

New Hampshire’s part-time legislature is entering the homestretch of committee votes prior to the start of the 2018 legislative session. As lawmakers prepare to decide which issues and bills they will take up for debate next year, NH Journal looks back on … Continue reading

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