Daily Archives: January 23, 2018

Urgent action required!! Bill to Lower the Age of ‘Medical’ Consent Undermines Parental Notification Laws

Urgent action required!! Tomorrow (1/24/18), the Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee will hear HB1503 at 10:00AM. It is important that every NH Right to Life member contact each of the committee members and urge them to vote NO … Continue reading

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Does Portsmouth NH’s Bond Rating Account for all that Climate Change Fear-mongering?

Seven cities in California are suing energy companies claiming that their contribution to global warming puts their municipalities at grave risk. That the energy industry giants misrepresented the dangers and in exchange for this malfeasance they should be rewarded with … Continue reading

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GST: View Grover Norquist’s Speech

Grover gave an informed, insightful and witty commentary on a range of topics: Status (as of 12/12/17) of the tax reform legislation in Washington Expected benefits from tax reform for the economy and job creation History of tax reform under … Continue reading

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Requiring Legislative Approval Before RPC’s Can Accept Federal Funds.

There will be a public hearing tomorrow, 01/24/2018 at 02:00 PM in Legislative Office Building (LOB) Room 301 on HB 1616 that would require legislative approval before regional planning commissions could accept federal money. | More at GraniteGrok.com H/T CNHT

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N.H. Lawmakers Consider Lowering Drinking Age to 20

Lawmakers are again considering lowering the drinking age in New Hampshire. The House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee is holding a public hearing Tuesday on a bill that would lower the legal age for alcohol possession from 21 to … Continue reading

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Dangerous Delay

The Belknap County delegation met on Monday Jan. 22 to work on the county budget for 2018.  The county operates on a calendar year, so beginning on January 1, the county has no appropriations.  While the county has long practiced a policy … Continue reading

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New Hampshire considers limits on sex reassignment surgery

CONCORD, N.H. – New Hampshire House lawmakers are considering two bills on the topic of gender reassignment surgery. One bill would prohibit gender reassignment surgery for anyone under age 18. The other would prohibit Medicaid from paying for sex reassignment surgery, … Continue reading

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Report: Drug Addiction, Overdoses and Fraud Increases in Medicaid Expansion States

[Yesterday], organizations that make money as drug abuse treatment centers held a breakfast for legislators to urge them to continue supporting Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion. These organizations directly benefit from taxpayer dollars because they rely on them in order to keep … Continue reading

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NH Task Force Proposes Wide-Ranging Regulatory Reform Bill

A committee appointed by Republican Gov. Chris Sununu to help streamline New Hampshire’s government is recommending passage of a wide-ranging regulatory reform bill. Sununu appointed the Regulatory Reform Steering Committee last year. In a report released Monday, the group outlines … Continue reading

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