Daily Archives: January 27, 2018

Children’s Scholarship Fund Celebrates Another Year of Success!

On Thursday, the Children’s Scholarship Fund of New Hampshire (CSF) held their annual event honoring donors and celebrating the successes of children who have been the beneficiaries of scholarships provide through CSF through generous donations. The dinner was held at the Capitol Center … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Education Savings Account Bill Passed By Committee, Heads to House

A school choice bill in New Hampshire passed a major milestone in November 2017 when it was passed by the state’s House education committee. Senate Bill 193 was originally designed to create an expansive education savings account (ESA) program that would allow nearly … Continue reading

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Federal Immigration Officials Conspired with New Hampshire Police to Circumvent State Law

One weekend last August, a woman was heading home after dropping her husband off at work 90 miles away from the United States-Canada border. Then something unexpected happened.  | Keep Reading at ACLU-NH

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NH Republicans plan to copy Kentucky Medicaid work requirement plan

CONCORD, N.H. —Top Republican lawmakers at the New Hampshire State House said they will be modeling their new work requirement for Medicaid on a similar plan that just won approval in Kentucky. | More at WMUR

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Report: PFOA Contamination in Merrimack Didn’t Impact Cancer Rates

A new report shows that recent PFOA water contamination in Merrimack does not appear to have resulted in higher cancer rates in town. The state conducted the study after residents were concerned about their health given the levels of PFOA, short … Continue reading

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Trump’s ‘go-yuuuuge’ ‘in-their-face’ DACA deal

President Trump’s proposed deal with the Democrats on legalizing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients in exchange for a border wall, an end to the visa lottery, and an end to chain migration, is drawing some cautions from the … Continue reading

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Homeschoolers Flood the New Hampshire State House

An estimated 600 homeschool supporters turned out yesterday afternoon to oppose House Bill 1263 (HB 1263), a bill that would roll-back the annual reporting requirement. Nearly every seat in Representatives’ Hall was taken, the anteroom and upstairs gallery were filled, and families … Continue reading

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