Category Archives: Legislation

New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Study Commission Begins Review Process

The commission tasked with studying the potential impacts of legalizing, regulating, and taxing marijuana in New Hampshire met for the first time Tuesday, beginning a review process on how the state may implement a commercialized cannabis market. HB 215, which … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Online Gambling Bill Is Back In Play

The New Hampshire legislature has decided to take another look at the online gambling bill that it put on ice back in August. The bill, HB 562, is part of an executive session, which will take place on Oct. 25. New Hampshire’s decision … Continue reading

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Upcoming Homeschool Legislation

To date, one draft bill regarding home education is filed for 2018. It is Legislative Service Request (LSR) #2329 with Rep. Robert Theberge as the primary sponsor and Representatives Yvonne Thomas, Larry Laflamme, and Edith Tucker as co-sponsors. Note that all of … Continue reading

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New Hampshire House Discusses Amendments to Marijuana Legalization Bill

New Hampshire lawmakers are taking a deliberate approach to a bill seeking to legalize and regulate marijuana, holding two additional hearings to discuss amendments before a full committee vote next month. | Read more at NH Journal

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If One State Senator has Their Way You Won’t Be Able to send Your Kid to a NH “Community” College Anymore

CONCORD — State Sen. John Reagan, R-Deerfield, would like to see the word “community” taken out of the names used by the seven colleges in the Community College System of New Hampshire, and plans to introduce legislation to that effect. … Continue reading

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LFDA: IN LIGHT OF VEGAS SHOOTING, STRICTER GUN LAWS?

The mass shooting in Las Vegas this week has prompted gun control advocates to call for stricter laws on the sale and possession of firearms. Most of these proposals are at the federal level. For example, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan … Continue reading

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Shurtleff proposes bill to ban ‘bump stock’ devices in NH

CONCORD, N.H. —New Hampshire House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff said Friday it is time for “bump stock” multi-trigger activators to be outlawed in the Granite State. Shurtleff, a Vietnam veteran who is now in his seventh term in the House, … Continue reading

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