Do Something Important for Your Annual Meetings

A chance for House of Representatives to do something really important for annual meetings would be to co-sign this bill by Jeanine Notter (R-Merrimack) HB 1309 This bill requires towns and school districts to be bound by votes on petitioned warrant articles. HB 1309...

The Governor’s Plan: Housing Bills

PLEASE TAKE ACTION ON THESE BILLS REGARDING HOUSING BEFORE THEIR HEARING DATES On October 30, 2019 the Governor announced a plan to force towns to include more high-density/low-income housing by placing mandates on zoning and planning boards, force training in the...

Is the Governor’s Plan Constitutional

Michael Kitch’s November 22, 2019 article in the NH Business Review; “Taking on NH’s housing ‘crisis’ – Task force’s recommendations ‘a long time coming’” praises the Governor’s new plan to manage housing in NH. The plan is not an...

What Success Has NKTA Had?

What success has NKTA had? Taxes in Newton on a $300,000 residence have gone up only $60 in 3 years! Kingston is harder to measure, with recent revaluations, but we do know Kingston increases have been similar. That’s holding the line on tax creep we think. Some...

This is What Success Looks Like

There are not many formally organized, serious taxpayer groups left in NH, comprised of those willing to fight for their towns and schools. We wish there were more, we’re even willing to help set them up, show them the ropes. But Newton-Kingston Taxpayers...

There are Bills, Then There are “Stealth” Bills

Some of our local taxpayer groups have been keeping track of bills that would affect local government, and in particular, the taxes and property rights of the owners of single family homes. A compilation of what they recommend to be vetoed as well as bills hidden...