Interest and Dividends Tax Reduction (HB 529)

The New Hampshire state tax on interest and dividends is basically NH’s “income tax”. Many elderly people rely on this to fund their retirement, especially if they cannot collect social security. HB 529 will reduce this tax, although how much is not...

Legislation Proposes State Takeover of Education (HB 1497)

HB 1497 is legislation proposes the STATE take over your local public school. BI-PARTISAN SPONSORS: Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Myler, Merr. 10 This is a “takeover” document. If the state does not like a school district’s plan for improving poor test...

Proposed Seatbelt Law (HB 1259)

Rep. Mulligan, D-Grafton 12; Rep. Horrigan, D-Strafford 6; Rep. Murray, D-Rockingham 24; Rep. Doherty, D-Merrimack 20; Rep. DiLorenzo, D-Rockingham 17; Rep. Abel, D-Grafton 13; Sen. D-Hennessey, Dist 5 have proposed HB 1259 which would require “passenger...

Governor Sununu Blocks Toll Increase

NH GOP Chair Jeanie Forrester Statement on Governor Sununu Stopping a Toll Increase For Immediate Release: 12/21/2017 Contact: Patrick Hynes, (202) 321-5310 CONCORD – NH GOP Chair Jeanie Forrester released the following statement on Governor Sununu’s...

Home Educators Take Notice of HB 1263

A new bill filed by Representatives Robert Theberge, Yvonne Thomas, Larry Laflamme, and Edith Tucker is thought to be hostile to homeschool freedoms. HB 1263 seeks to reinstate the pre-2012 evaluation requirements. This would again make homeschoolers subjected to the...

New Freedom Caucus Rocks GOP in the Granite State

Eight months ago, David Bates was part of an uprising of conservatives in New Hampshire’s House of Representatives that stalled the state budget process until the legislators could reach a more fiscally responsible standard. “We want to focus on education choice and...