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“I am deeply disappointed with the governor’s decision to veto paid family and medical leave, a program the vast majority of Granite Staters support because it’s good for families and it’s good for businesses.” – Sen. President Donna Soucy, D-Manchester READ MORE
Attorney General Gordon MacDonald will appeal to the state Supreme Court to keep secret the names of 264 law enforcement personnel with sustained discipline that negatively reflects on their truthfulness, according to a stipulation filed Tuesday. READ MORE
Proponents said the bill could prevent impulsive behavior such as suicide, saying a gun is the most lethal means used to commit suicide. Others said it was a violation of Constitutional rights and would shut down gun shows and auctions because no one would be around a week later to deliver the firearm. READ MORE
As it is currently envisioned, the bill would allow up to 10 betting locations throughout the state, but would prohibit wagering on high school games and on New Hampshire college and university teams, with some exceptions for certain tournaments, the senators were told. READ MORE
In the petition, ConVal said the state must provide ConVal with base adequacy funding of $22,164,318.40 ($10,843.60 per pupil x 2,044 pupils) to meet its constitutional obligations for the 2019 fiscal year. READ MORE
CONCORD, NH — An Exeter doctor told lawmakers Tuesday that her son might be alive today if New Hampshire had a “red flag” law allowing law enforcement to confiscate firearms from people considered a danger to READ MORE
Up against Thursday’s deadline to move bills on to their next committee assignments, members of the House of Representatives voted on more than 20 bills including halting reductions in the business profits and enterprise tax. READ MORE