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Lawmakers block New Hampshire bill banning some utility mergers

An effort to forbid water utilities in New Hampshire from merging with electric or gas utilities failed to advance in a recent vote. Rep. Robert Renny Cushing, D-Hampton, sponsored the legislation, House Bill 1644. During floor debate, he said the … Continue reading

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Renny Cushing: It’s time to end the failed war on weed

Back in the last century, when I was a boy growing up in Hampton, a number of things that were considered “social evils” were prohibited by state law and local ordinance. Gambling and “intoxicating spirits” were two of the vices … Continue reading

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Rep. Cushing to PUC: Don’t Let ‘Polluter’ Eversource Buy Aquarion Water

A state lawmaker says Eversource Energy shouldn’t be allowed to buy Aquarion Water because Eversource was one of the polluters of the Coakley Superfund Site on the Seacoast years ago and is liable for about 2 percent of the cleanup. … Continue reading

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NH law changes ‘child porn’ to ‘child sex abuse images’

A bill that changed the title of the crime of “child pornography” to the crime of “child sexual abuse images,” will take effect on Sunday. HB 220 was introduced by Rep. Renny Cushing, D-Hampton, in an effort to ensure that … Continue reading

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