Merrimack Tolls Expected To Be Eliminated Jan. 1

It looks like the Merrimack tolls will be eliminated starting Jan. 1 after a vote Wednesday by members of the Executive Council in their role as the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Intermodal Transportation.

Lawmakers Taking Another Look at Banning Plastic Bags

A 10-cent charge for single-use plastic bags could be coming to a store near you as legislators debated an amendment to a bill Tuesday that would create a uniform state bag law.

House GOPs Oppose Democratic Proposed Ski Tax

“Just as the snow guns are firing up on our state’s ski mountains, Democrats are launching this effort to tax one of our state’s most important industries,” said House GOP leader Dick Hinch.