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HB – 413 Contributions to Retirement System

HB – 413 Contributions to Retirement System

RETIREMENT FUNDING A bill from Hampton Rep.  Renny Cushing FYI:  For decades, New Hampshire paid 35% of the retirement costs to towns for teachers, police, officers and firefighters.  In 2011, the Bill O’Brien legislature cut that 35% to 0%, downshifting the costs onto local committees.  When Republican legislators claim they […]

HB 578  Chipping Away at a Women’s Right to Make Decisions

HB 578 Chipping Away at a Women’s Right to Make Decisions

As early as next Wednesday, March 8, the New Hampshire House of Representatives will vote on a bill (HB 578) introduced to restrict the right of women to make private medical decisions later in pregnancy and to chip away at abortion rights in New Hampshire. Last week, the New Hampshire […]

HB 628 – Insurance Pool for Paid Family and Medical Leave

HB 628 – Insurance Pool for Paid Family and Medical Leave

HB 628 – Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance. From Family Friendly Economy – a bill to provide an insurance pool for paid family and medical leave for NH families. Will you take two minutes to email the Labor Committee Chairman, Rep. Stephen Schmidt at stephen.schmidt@leg.state.nh.us and express your support […]

SB 129 – Increases requirements for solar energy

SB 129 – Increases requirements for solar energy

SB 129. This is a good [senate] comprehensive bill.  It increases the requirements for solar energy, and strengthens the biomass class to help keep our existing in-state biomass generation operating, both of which support thousands of jobs. The hearing is on Tuesday 2/14 in the State House, Room 103.

HB 574 Support Clean Energy

  Bill # – HB 574  (Boring but Important or )  BBI What the bill does –This bill increases the limit on contributions to the Community Development Finance Authority for which an investment tax credit may be taken. Support / Oppose – Please Support Why – This is a great bill to […]

Attending the Senate hearing on SB 3 was inspiring!

A new friend and I headed to Concord on Tuesday in response to an ACLU request to oppose SB3, a voting suppression bill.  We were requested to show up at a legislative hearing. We went and it was so worth it.  The ride from Portsmouth is easy.  We left at 8:00am, […]

Call on your reps to oppose HB 578, limiting abortion rights.

As early as next Wednesday, March 8, the New Hampshire House of Representatives will vote on a bill (HB 578) introduced to restrict the right of women to make private medical decisions later in pregnancy and to chip away at abortion rights in New Hampshire. Last week, the New Hampshire […]

Sign a petition supporting child care scholarships

Sign a petition supporting child care scholarships

Governor Sununu has stepped up, proposing to boost investment in the child care scholarship program that low income families depend on to get to work.  But the funding is not yet secure. Over a series of three hearings in the next two weeks, the House Finance Committee will hear testimony […]

SB 3, voting rights, hearing: Tuesday March 7th at 9:30-11:00AM in Concord

What: Senate Election Law Hearing on Senate Bill 3. SB 3 includes policing voters who use the affidavit process and creating a poll tax to register to vote by requiring you to register your car in NH. Where: Room 102, Legislative Office Building (LOB), 33 N. State St, Concord, NN […]