Gov. Chris Sununu has announced that New Hampshire intends to file a waiver with the federal government that could help stabilize the individual health insurance market and lower premiums by as much as 15 percent next year.
New Hampshire currently defaults to the federal minimum wage of $7.25. After lawmakers last year approved raising it to $12 by 2022, Sununu vetoed it.
A federal law passed in late December raises the age to buy tobacco and vaping products to 21, superseding New Hampshire’s own recent change in law that had raised the age to 19.
A new bill scheduled to go before the New Hampshire Legislature this year would compel news outlets to retract stories if a defendant is found not guilty of a crime.
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has announced his support for three key pieces of legislation that address clean energy needs in New Hampshire, calling them a home run for ratepayers and the environment.
New Hampshire has announced the cancellation of its contract with the Granite Pathways Youth Treatment Center, following the recent hospitalization of teen residents who overdosed at the Manchester facility.
A recent ruling that stops the state from imposing new rules on PFAS chemicals has the support of New Hampshire’s leading business advocate, but the legal case is far from resolved.
“Notably, the plaintiffs produced no witnesses stating that confusion regarding HB 1264 has led them to decide not to register to vote,” Laplante wrote. “Indeed, all of the witnesses who testified that they currently have out-of-state licenses also testified that they are registered to vote in New Hampshire.”
“Whether they choose to smoke or take nicotine, these are the same people we give the right to vote to, the right to sign away their life to go war for us,” French added. “They have the right to marry, among many other legal responsibilities they can take on.”
Numbers in the latest jobs report from New Hampshire Employment Security showed that from September to October, the state’s labor force increased by 1,730, to an all-time high of 774,540. The total number of employed residents also went up – to 754,600.
“Democratic leadership should be ashamed of themselves for turning their backs on New Hampshire’s students,” Gov. Chris Sununu said in a news release. “This game-changing grant would have cost New Hampshire taxpayers nothing.