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Rounding Up Vacationing Voters’ Absentee Ballots

Special elections always present a challenge for campaigns — and even more so in the summer, when vacations and other activities can easily take precedence over politics in the minds of most voters. With this in mind, those involved in the … Continue reading

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Rep. Laurie Sanborn eyes husband’s state Senate seat

LAURIE SANBORN: STATE SENATE RUN? With Andy Sanborn vacating the District 9 state Senate seat to run for Congress in 2018, Republicans may not have to look very far for a candidate to succeed him. | More… | WMUR

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Budget negotiators back to work as Thursday deadline nears

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire House and Senate budget negotiators combed through competing two-year spending plans Monday, but it was an anti-spending provision on abortion that caused a stir. A conference committee is working to reconcile differences between the … Continue reading

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NHFPI: Senate Budget Decisions May Limit Revenue Flexibility in Future Years

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Senate passed its version of the state budget on May 31, putting forward an $11.86 billion spending plan for the 2018 and 2019 biennium, which begins July 1. The Senate budget increases funding for … Continue reading

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Senate budget shoots for more business tax cuts, higher Section 179 deduction cap

The budget the NH Senate is expected to pass this week will not only slightly accelerate already scheduled business tax cuts but greatly expand a tax break for businesses that buy qualifying equipment. The budget, or rather the trailer bill … Continue reading

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What’s Funded in the Senate Finance Committee’s Budget?

The Senate Finance Committee finished crafting its version of the state budget on Wednesday. It largely resembles what Gov. Chris Sununu proposed in February, except for new business tax cuts and a multimillion dollar investment in mental health services. The … Continue reading

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NH State Budget: How Much For Abortion Providers?

The New Hampshire Senate will vote next week on the budget proposal prepared by the Senate Finance Committee. Whatever the Senate passes will go to the House the next day. Under the Senate proposal, would any of the money allocated … Continue reading

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