Spending Caps (SB 2)

SB 2 (prime sponsor Senator David Boutin) would allow cities and towns under a charter, and towns, school districts, and other political subdivisions under the municipal budget act to adopt an annual limit on increases to the municipal budget. A hearing is scheduled...

Slot Machines (HB 267)

HB 267 would permit the adoption of slot machine gaming in a city or town. The hearing will be held on 02/01/2011 at 1:00 PM in LOB Room 301 before the House Municipal and County Government Committee. CNHT opposes slot machine...

Vaccination Choice Bills (HB 416 and HB 422)

HB 416 would give NH parents a Conscientious Belief Exemption to Vaccine Mandates. This bill will have its public hearing in the Children and Family Law committee. Although there is no date set, it is highly likely that there will only be a few days notice before the...

Recording Public Officials (HB 145)

Do you feel that, for public officials, “on the job” should mean “on the record?” Do you feel it is unjust for citizens to be threatened with years of jail time — for simply recording their interaction, in a public place, with a public...

A Modest (Budget Cutting) Proposal

by Steve MacDonald There are plenty of towns like mine trying to figure out where they can cut costs. But every conversation seems to end at cutting education or safety services. While I find it hard to believe that there is nothing else in a budget you can trim, I...

Home Schooling Bill Does Not Protect From Criminality (HB 301)

Until a bill is introduced into the House, the sponsors are allowed to remove their support. House Record: Wednesday, January 26, 2011– Last day to introduce HBs. House rule 38(d): Any sponsor may request that his or her name be deleted as a sponsor of the bill...