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Bill Watch 2014

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Right to Know HB 1156 Must Be Killed

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

The NH Right to Know group worked for several months on RSA 91-A to make the law work better for citizens and so that Judges would not give public officials so many passes on violations.
Marge Smith chairwoman of the NH House Judiciary asked Cordell Johnston, lobbyist for NHMA to make suggestions after hearings were completed. [...]

Right to Know – the Sharpest Tool in the Box

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Here at CNHT we’ve often referred to RSA 91-A “right to know” law as the “sharpest tool in the box”.
And it’s undergoing some scrutiny and possible changes.
In 2014, the New Hampshire Legislature is considering seven bills making changes to the state’s Right to Know Law or access to public information.
One of them has cleared the [...]

Appointed, Not Elected?

Friday, January 10th, 2014

The push is toward regionalism, and appointed, not elected officials.
HB 1266 – This is NHMA policy bill that would allow towns to vote to authorize the appointment of the town clerk by the selectmen or town manager. Current law requires the town clerk to be elected.
The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, January [...]

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