By the end of 2010, New Hampshire was no longer the freest state in the nation. The 2009—10 legislature hiked numerous taxes and fees and used one-time stimulus dollars and new debt to fund a significant increase in government spending.Read more »
Millions of dollars originally intended for smoking cessation programs in Massachusetts have been diverted to offset budget deficits, leaving the state struggling to fund quit-smoking hotlines, treatment programs and anti-tobacco advertising, the New England Center for Investigative Reporting has found.Read more »
New Hampshire, Wyoming and Nebraska are the latest states to introduce Ag-Gag laws aimed at preventing employees, journalists or activists from exposing illegal or unethical practices on factory farms.Read more »
Frank Szabo said that as sheriff, he would arrest any doctor performing elective or late-term abortions in his jurisdiction.
But Szabo may have inflamed the issue further when asked if he would use deadly force to prevent an abortion.
"I would respond specifically by saying that if someone is under threat, a full-grown human being, if they're under threat, what should the sheriff do? Everything in their power to prevent them from being harmed," he said.Read more »
The historic New Hampshire mansion is up for sale once again, 14 years after being bought at auction from the Rollins family who owned it for almost 100 years.
Three Rivers Farm is a landmark in the Dover neighbourhood, built in 1901 by Boston banking heir E.W. Rollins.
CONCORD – New Hampshire voters will be able to decide whether they want to prohibit an income tax at the November general election after both the House and Senate today approved CACR 13.
The House approved CACR 13 by the necessary three-fifths majority to
place the question on the November ballot. The House vote was 256-110.
In the Senate, the vote was 19-4.Read more »
Historic free state in New Hampshire: "The Republic of Indian Stream was a small, unrecognized, constitutional republic in North America, along the section of the US–Canada border that divides the Canadian province of Quebec from the US state of New Hampshire....."Read more »
The URL says it all. lawmakers have made law that "abortion causes breast cancer, doctors must warn all patients of this and make them wait 24 hours to get an abortion." I am firmly against abortion, but THIS somehow seems just as bad.Read more »
Guess that's what they get for working for the state...Read more »
Cross a state line and laws change. That's especially true between New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
Laws relating to seat belts, guns, cellphones, motorcycle helmets, fireworks and knives are among those lawmakers want to warn people about. That's not to mention alcohol and tobacco prices and New Hampshire's tax-free shopping.
Six GOP lawmakers want the Department of Transportation to erect signs along every unmarked road leading from New Hampshire into Massachusetts, stating: "Warning: Massachusetts Border 500 Feet."Read more »
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