Category Archives: Legislation

NH Budget: Tax Cuts, Tax Repeal, Funding for State Priorities

The House voted 198-169 in favor of the $11.7 billion 2-year spending plan for the State of New Hampshire contained in HB144, and 212-161 in favor of HB517, the trailer bill containing policy and tax reforms to accompany the budget. … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Lottery Cleared For Online Expansion

New Hampshire is expected to become the fifth U.S. state to offer interactive lottery (iLottery) games after lawmakers agreed on Thursday to endorse online lottery expansion. The New Hampshire House and Senate both voted Thursday to pass House Bill 571 … Continue reading

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NH House and Senate Approve SB 66 Amendment

In the final legislative session of 2017, the New Hampshire House and Senate accepted an amendment to SB 66 to correct a drafting error. The bill still has the 20-week provision that drew the ire this month of some pro-life activists. … Continue reading

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NH Republicans Work Together to Pass State Budget, Full-Day Kindergarten

In two legislative victories for Gov. Chris Sununu, he saw Republicans unite to pass a state budget and full-day kindergarten. The New Hampshire House and Senate met Thursday for the final session of the legislative year in their respective chambers, and … Continue reading

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N.H. Lawmakers Pass $11.7 Billion Budget, Governor Will Sign

Both the New Hampshire House and Senate passed the Senate’s two-year budget Thursday. Governor Chris Sununu called the budget “a bold step in the right direction” and says he’ll sign it. | NHPR

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Legislative Conference Committee Recommends Bill Against Common Core

A conference committee of representatives and senators is recommending the full House and Senate pass a bill that bans the state from requiring schools to use Common Core educational standards. The bill, SB 44, also requires the state Board of … Continue reading

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Ellen Kolb: Dispute over Fetal Homicide Bill

Five months after its introduction and first hearing, four months after its passage in the New Hampshire Senate, three months after its House hearing, and days after its House passage, language has been discovered in a fetal homicide bill that … Continue reading

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