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February 21, 2019

CONCORD, NH—Today the New Hampshire Senate passed SB 242, legislation that protects New Hampshire businesses from out of state jurisdictions attempting to impose a sales tax on these companies. The legislation was a result of the US Supreme Court South Dakota v. Wayfai...

February 21, 2019

CONCORD—Today the New Hampshire Senate voted 14-10 to pass SB 241, which enables New Hampshire to access federal funds to undertake an in-depth analysis of the financial, engineering, and environmental implications of expanding rail.

Senator Levesque released the follow...

February 21, 2019

CONCORD—Today the New Hampshire Senate voted 24-0 to pass SB 14-FN, to establish a statewide children’s mobile crisis response in alignment with the DCYF Adequacy and Enhancement Assessment, the federal The Family First Prevention Services Act, and the 10-Year Mental H...

February 21, 2019

CONCORD—Today the New Hampshire Senate passed SB 174, 24-0. This bill establishes Juneteenth as a day to reflect upon slavery’s relation to the State of New Hampshire.

Senator Levesque released the following statement after the vote:

“Black History Month is a time for us...

February 21, 2019

CONCORD—Today, the New Hampshire Senate passed SB 197 by a voice vote. The legislation prohibits noncompete agreements for low-wage workers in New Hampshire.

Senator Watters released the following statement after the vote:

“The Legislature should do all we can to ensure...

February 20, 2019

CONCORD—Today, Senator Shannon Chandley introduced SB 8, the Independent Redistricting Act. If passed, SB 8 would establish an independent redistricting commission, made up of members of the public, which would draw boundaries for state and federal elections in New Ham...

February 20, 2019

CONCORD—Today, Senator Melanie Levesque introduced SB 7, the Secure Modern Accurate
Registration Technology (“SMART”) Act which would modernize New Hampshire’s election
infrastructure and make registration more accessible to eligible Granite State voters.


Senator Leves...

February 20, 2019

CONCORD—Yesterday, Senator Kahn introduced SB 276, relative to career readiness credentials for high school students. Drive to 65 builds on the 65 by 25 goal to have 65% of New Hampshire’s workforce possessing a post-secondary credential by 2025, a mission embraced by...

February 19, 2019

CONCORD—Today, Senator Rosenwald introduced SB 290-FN, which would make improvements to the New Hampshire Granite Advantage Health Care program, including allowing general funds to be used for the program and clarifying the work and community engagement requirement.

Sen...