RELEASE: Democrats Lead Senate Passage of Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

CONCORD – Today, the Senate passed HB 640, legislation to decriminalize marijuana in the state of New Hampshire, with a bipartisan vote of 9 Democrats and 8 Republicans. The bill reduces the penalty for possession of up to ¾ of an ounce of marijuana from a criminal penalty to a violation. Legislators and advocates anticipate […]

RELEASE: Senate Committee Approves Amendment to Prevent Cancers and Other Diseases Caused by Drinking Water Contaminants

CONCORD – Today, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee voted to approve amendment 2017-1572s to strengthen standards for evaluating ground water pollution in New Hampshire. The language of the legislation calls for the commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services to adopt a Maximum Contaminant Limit (MCL) for perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic […]

RELEASE: Senator Feltes to Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Trump Repeal of Internet Privacy Rules

CONCORD – On April 3, 2017, President Trump signed a repeal of certain internet privacy rules, allowing telecommunications giants to sell private, personal information from people using the internet, including people here in New Hampshire.  This will enable these big corporations to profit from selling an individual’s browsing history, web searches, and financial information, and […]