The Senate approved a bill requiring the Department of Labor to investigate workplace deaths of public employees.
So as the 2019 session is halfway done, the weather is heating up and hyper partisanship is in full display.
The House approved a new, two-year $12.9 billion operating budget Thursday that supporters said would benefit all New Hampshire citizens and communities.
This follows a March 7 vote by the House, which voted 279-88 in favor of repeal. House Bill 455 now heads to the desk of Republican Governor Chris Sununu.
The House Finance Committee’s budget plan finalized last week reflects different priorities than the budget proposed by Gov. Chris Sununu.
The House’s budget spends about $300 million more than the $5.1 billion budget proposed by Gov. Chris Sununu with much of the additional money spent on education.
Democrats on the committee said more details are needed before they could support spending $26 million on a new secure psychiatric unit.
This session has not been the General Court’s finest hour and more to come.
House budget writers will spend the next two weeks reshaping and refining the budget proposed by Gov. Chris Sununu.
The House Tuesday approved sports betting after the US Supreme Court opened the door last year to the once illicit activity.