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Legislation Would Preserve and Promote New Jobs

CONCORD – The Senate Commerce, Labor and Consumer Protection Committee voted 5-0 today to recommend passage of a bill implementing “New Hampshire Working,” an initiative designed to preserve and promote new jobs. “When workers are laid off, the employer loses skilled people and the unemployed workers feed into a larger economic decline. It’s a downward […]

Broadband Bill Signed: Broadband Director to be Hired

HOLDERNESS, N.H. – The goal of bringing faster and better Internet service to all corners of New Hampshire clicked into high speed today with the signing of a bill that will lead to the hiring of a state director of broadband planning and development. Senator Deborah Reynolds (D-Plymouth) joined Governor John Lynch, business and community […]

Senate Votes to Block Mass. Sales Tax Collection in NH

CONCORD – The Senate voted unanimously today in support of a bill to protect New Hampshire retailers from having to collect sales tax on behalf of another state. Senate Bill 5 was a direct response to a Massachusetts proposal to collect taxes on purchases made in New Hampshire by Massachusetts residents. “This bill clarifies New […]