Daily Archives: February 5, 2018

New Hampshire considers eliminating vendor beverage fees

The bill, which originated in the New Hampshire House, was passed there as a proposal to revamp the vendor fees, reducing costs for smaller beverage companies while increasing them for larger outfits. But when it reached the Senate’s Finance Committee, … Continue reading

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Ban on Carrying Guns Within 1,000 Feet of Park Struck Down

The Illinlois Supreme Court had already held that the Second Amendment protects a right to carry guns in most public places, and in today’s People v. Chairez it likewise rejected a ban focused on carrying within 1000 feet of parks: |Keep Reading … Continue reading

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NH Senate weighs cost of tracking claims that don’t result in finding of abuse or neglect

Balancing fiscal responsibility and the need to properly track potentially at-risk children ignited a passionate debate in the New Hampshire Senate chamber. At issue are reports collected by the state’s Division of Children, Youth & Families. Officials at DCYF would … Continue reading

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New Hampshire lawmakers consider hiking fees on dam owners

The 1996 failure of a private dam in Alton, near Lake Winnipesaukee, caused one death, numerous power outages and extensive damage to highways and homes. In the aftermath, the state instituted a program of inspecting dams to try to avert … Continue reading

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Schedule for Week of February 5, 2018

All of our top-priority bills have held public hearings; now we wait for some amendments and executive sessions. The lull allows us to advocate for our bills while committees further deliberate. These bills include our analysis and recommendations. As a … Continue reading

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Bedford School Deliberative Session February 6

he Bedford School District will hold it Deliberative Session on February 6, 2018. All registered voters in Bedford are invited to participate in the Bedford School District Deliberative Session on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the Bedford … Continue reading

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Podcasting on GraniteGrok is Back

The State Democrat Party filed an election law complaint with the AG that begs some questions about Democrats, Absentee Ballots, and domicile. |More at GraniteGrok.com

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An Open Letter to Libertarians

One of the great things about the internet is the availability of information at the push of a button, and the ease with which people from around the globe can communicate. While this can be a powerful tool to help … Continue reading

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