Vermont and Wales appear to have a similar problem. Not COVID so much as the reporting about COVID. The BBC says nearly 13% of confirmed cases in hospital are unvaccinated. Vermont says, eight of the 33 deaths in September were not vaccinated. Do you see what they did there?
A two-year, $13.5 billion budget signed by Gov. Chris Sununu in June cut the state’s rooms and meals tax from 9% to 8.5 % – the lowest level in more than a decade. The tax reduction went into effect Sunday.
State Rep. Mike Sylvia, a Belmont Republican, said he has filed a proposed constitutional amendment that would ask voters in the 2022 midterm elections to break ties with Washington, D.C., and become a separate nation-state.
“No one should be forced or coerced to get vaccinated,” Stepanek posted on social media. “The Biden Administration has so epically failed at promoting vaccinations that they have resigned to mandates and fines through OSHA.” Only 55% of New Hampshire residents are fully vaccinated.
The temporary rules will allow the state to set up “education freedom accounts” that would redirect state funding for low- and moderate-income students who choose to leave public schools for private, parochial or charter schools, or home schooling.
Under House Bill 179-FN, known as Tyler Shaw’s Law, drivers convicted of negligent homicide and who have a previous DWI conviction face 10 to 20 years in prison. Offenders with two or more previous convictions could face 15 to 30 years in prison.
Drew Cline pointedly raises the question of which state is better off: low tax New Hampshire or high tax Vermont. That’s a pretty easy call.
With a federal moratorium on evictions set to expire, New Hampshire renters at risk of being kicked out of their homes will have access to assistance under a new law.
The “medical freedom” law which passed the Republican-controlled Legislature on a largely party-line vote, states that people have the “natural, essential and inherent right to bodily integrity, free from any threat or compulsion by government to accept an immunization.”
New Hampshire has won accolades for its post-pandemic recovery, but a new report suggests that the state’s attractiveness to businesses may be slipping.
Leavitt, 23, most recently served as the communications director for New York Rep. Elise Stefanik. She is running in the state’s 1st congressional district in hopes of unseating Democratic Rep. Chris Pappas, and would be the youngest woman elected to Congress in American history if she wins.
Broadband access in New Hampshire could be expanded under legislation signed by Gov. Chris Sununu that diverts money to local governments to help connect more of its citizenry to the Internet.