The Great Recession impacted men more than women and more women were employed in private industry than men from 2007 until 2015, but since that time more men are working than women.
There are any number of controversial provisions including the divisive concepts section that is not quite the prohibition on teaching controversial racial or sexual concepts as the original but certainly would prohibit critical race theory in public schools and universities.
Republican House and Senate budget writers agreed to a budget last week that would be substantially higher than the current biennium budget and includes more controversial sections than usual.
COVID-19 has meant virtual or hybrid committee meetings, virtual sessions for the Senate, and in-person sessions held on athletic fields and parking lots in Durham and a sportsplex in Bedford for the House.
The Senate budget sends an entirely different message to the governor: “We got your back.”
The 2021 legislative session in its final stages and about to enter the “Let’s make a deal” segment.
Change often goes unnoticed if it is done in quiet little steps.
Everyone hates taxes. Yet very few understand how they work, but still believe they take money out of your pocket, which is not necessarily true.
If there is one thing legislators from both sides of the aisle want to protect, it is their constitutional ability to control the purse strings, so the money grab did not sit well with either party’s lawmakers, although the Democrats were more vocal about the slight.
The next six weeks are New Hampshire residents’ best opportunity to influence the state, its policies and priorities for the next two years.