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LOWER DRINKING AGE IN NH?

Rep. Dan Hynes is sponsoring a 2018 bill to lower the drinking age to twenty years-old. Like all other states, New Hampshire allows adults to legally consume alcohol at age twenty-one. Unlike some other states, New Hampshire does not have any exceptions … Continue reading

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SHOULD NEW HAMPSHIRE BAN E-CIGARETTES AND VAPING FROM INDOOR PUBLIC AREAS?

New York becomes the fifth state to enact a statewide ban on vaping in certain public areas. Some states have targeted bans in certain locales, such as schools and government offices. Some individual communities have enacted vaping bans of their … Continue reading

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Would You Support Local Rooms and Meals Taxes in New Hampshire?

New Hampshire’s abundance of seaside beaches, lakes, and mountain resorts helps make tourism the state’s second-largest industry. While this influx of travelers is a boon to local businesses, it can strain municipal resources – like police and ambulances– during peak … 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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Strong Majority Support “Stand Your Ground” in New Hampshire

Under castle doctrine laws, a resident may use deadly force without first attempting retreat if the resident is attacked in his or her home.  Under so-called “stand your ground” laws, a resident may use deadly force anywhere he or she … Continue reading

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Sen. Dan Innis Calls for Change to Beer Regulations

In the last two years, the number of breweries in the US has grown by nearly 50%. The popularity of local beer has been a boon to the New Hampshire economy. Still, some, including state senator Dan Innis, argue the Granite State’s liquor laws … Continue reading

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MAJORITY OPPOSE PUBLIC CAMPAIGN FINANCING

New Hampshire does not currently offer any sort of public financing for elections, but there are some in the state calling for that to change. Read more about this issue. On July 31, Citizens Count, NH’s Live Free or Die Alliance decided … Continue reading

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