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Should NH make it a misdemeanor to intentionally make false reports of child abuse and neglect?
The issue isn't the chilling effect on reporting issues. The issue is that people are being abused by this reporting system. If a person files a police report on something they observe, they can be… read more
- John
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Should NH make it a misdemeanor to intentionally make false reports of child abuse and neglect?
Yes. I hear people say things like “but what if there’s real abuse and they are too afraid to file a claim?”. However, the amount of false allegations are large. What protections do parents with… read more
- Ali
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Should NH set an age minimum for operating ATVs?
I think you people should leave parents to be parents and stop trying to control everyone. Please take note. that no one will follow these laws regardless of any law you pass! If one want's their… read more
- chuck
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A tale of "Crookies and Cream": Should NH allow raw milk ice cream?
If people want to ingest infant calf growth formula produced by mother cows to nurse newborn babies, calves, known to be associated with many inflammatory degenerative diseases, and why male calves… read more
- Kale eater
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Bill would stop NH towns from banning short term rentals
In the " Live Free Or Die " state, I should be able to do as I wish with my property, as long as I comply with common sense health and safety regulations.
- Kale eater
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Stricter motorcycle noise enforcement?
I agree with restricting load exhaust noice, but it should be all vehicles not just motorcycles
- Buck
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Allow landlords to double security deposits?
No to doubling security deposit ! Yes to making it easier for landlords to evict people
- Ruth Ann
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Bill would stop NH towns from banning short term rentals
I do not see any correlation between short term rentals and its affect on "affordable housing"?
- Stu
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Bill would stop NH towns from banning short term rentals
Short term rentals drive housing costs up. In a state where affordable housing is in short supply,I think local communities should be able to restrict them.
- Kurt
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Should NH continue to require school nurses to have a bachelor’s degree and 3 years pediatric experience?
COMPETENCY, not formal schooling, should be the requirement for any public service. A bachelor's degree, even one in nursing, includes a lot of time spent on social studies, math, music, and fine… read more
- Mark Stewart
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Should NH continue to require school nurses to have a bachelor’s degree and 3 years pediatric experience?
I am a registered dietitian, and worked in hospitals and in a pediatric practice. Nurses in a school should be those who have experience in pediatrics, and have listening skills, and empathy for the… read more
- m.scott
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Should NH continue to require school nurses to have a bachelor’s degree and 3 years pediatric experience?
I wholeheartedly agree with your comments. As an RN (now retired), the level of degree (BSN, MSN,etc.) has absolutely no reflection on how a nurse practices (how well OR how badly)! Thank you for… read more
- EricB
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Should NH continue to require school nurses to have a bachelor’s degree and 3 years pediatric experience?
I don't believe they should have to have a bachelor's degree, a registered nurse should be enough. I have worked side by side with bachelors, masters and associate level nurses and it is not the… read more
- mary
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Budget 2022-2023 
And some of the prisoners don't belong there either. Why is it that people who take drugs can get a not guilty by reason of insanity verdict due to drug induced psychosis? Alcoholics don't get to… read more
- mary
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Stand Your Ground/Castle Doctrine
"The expectation that the police will be there to protect you is both faulty and unrealistic" Agreed: I am my own 1st-responder in matters of personal protection, and do not plan to outsource my… read more
- SidecarBobby
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Abortion Restrictions
[1] "There is no additional support for pre-natal care, child-care, or support for families that may be driven into the poverty by the addition of an additional child." [1a] The case has not been… read more
- SidecarBobby
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Contraception
Contraception aims to prevent pregnancy, not terminate it. Thus, its use is inherently different from abortion and morally licit even if the death of a baby might result. Prevention of unwanted… read more
- Kurt
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Abortion Restrictions
Abortion=the intentional taking of a pre-born human life. In any other circumstance such an act invokes serious criminal penalties absent really extenuating circumstances. All SCOTUS decisions on… read more
- Kurt
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A tale of "Crookies and Cream": Should NH allow raw milk ice cream?
Why not let people buy what they want and let civil justice prevail? If raw milk products carry risk higher than pasteurized, I should be able to accept that risk and/or whatever price premium/saving… read more
- Kurt
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A tale of "Crookies and Cream": Should NH allow raw milk ice cream?
I wonder if the state did their due diligence and investigated pasteurized milk products at the same time for comparison. Pasteurized milk actually has "puss" allowances because of wide-spread… read more
- Peter
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Stand Your Ground/Castle Doctrine
Background checks are all fine when they are not a thinly veiled attempt to force those who want to legally aquire a firearm to register that firearm to them with the government. Why is it that a FFL… read more
- CommonSense
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Abortion Restrictions
The anti-abortion laws claim to be pro-life in one form or another. In fact, they appear to be a form of control over a woman's bodily autonomy. There is no additional support for pre-natal care,… read more
- Carry Spier
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Stricter motorcycle noise enforcement?
Yes! Add the decibel meter and when it exceeds the level allowed...have a photo citation sent to the owner of the offending vehicle.
- Blackkb
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Stricter motorcycle noise enforcement?
We cannot enjoy an outdoor meal in downtown Nashua due to the motorcycle noise... impossible to carry on a conversation. Similarly when outdoors at my residence, I find obnoxious motorcycle noise… read more
- Blackkb
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Aging Population
NH has been slow to promote and aim funding at affordable housing. The same mistake can’t be made with nursing homes that are already stretched. Fred Kocher
- Fred
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Should NH prohibit discrimination against renters with housing vouchers?
I was a section 8 housing provider for 6 years in another state. A representative from section 8 reviewed the condition of the home every month to ensure the tenants were taking care of the property… read more
- Carry Spier
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Who should have the power to open roads to OHRVs: local officials or full town meetings?
I firmly believe the taxpayers in any community should be making the decisions regarding OHRV use on their public roads...not just a few select persons on a town select board. And we shouldn't be… read more
- EricB
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What would it look like if NH seceded?
Many Americans live outside the United States and receive their Social Security and other benefits. Secession of New Hampshire doesn't change anyone's citizenship. If you WANT to give up your US… read more
- Bob
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Tattoo artist license requirements
I have been a tattoo shop owner since 2014 and feel Tattoo Artist Licensing should not be a requirement; however, the tattoo shop should be. There is a shortage of drug free, professional tattoo… read more
- Mayhem
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Stricter rules for keeping pets outside?
How can we resubmit this bill and get it passed. I see this happening to so many animals, makes me sick.
- betheirvoice
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Allow landlords to double security deposits?
I don't, average person as a hard time coming up with 1 security deposit, they should make it easier for landlord to get tenants out. Why should landlord have to pay my rent?
- Richard
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Right-to-Know and Transparency
I'm an author and advocate for 'Safer Schools' and 'Lottery Reforms'. I gave testimonies at official government meetings providing very convincing evidence that our New Hampshire is being corrupted.… read more
- Harold
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Budget 2022-2023 
NH NEEDS a secure psychiatric facility OUTSIDE the NH state prison. As a former nurse who worked at the SPU (Secure Psychiatric Unit) at NHSP in Concord for approximately five years I saw more than… read more
- EricB
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Allow landlords to double security deposits?
I think this bill is just going to make the situation we sit on much worse. This will make it harder for lower income residents to find a place to live and also for the homeless to make that big step… read more
- aj
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Stand Your Ground/Castle Doctrine
I believe in the right to carry, both open & concealed, and the right to ward a trespasser off by showing a gun, but without a license? Hell no. We NEED background checks, & STRONG ones, to… read more
- Debidoo973
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Stand Your Ground/Castle Doctrine
Don't turn NH into MA. Stand your ground, open and concealed carry without a permit, we hand the 2nd amendment. NH is still land of the free, don't turn it into MA. Love NH don't change it.
- Dmartin219
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Should NH have a law against using a drone or similar technology to observe or record people over private property?
I have a drone and have problems with one flying through my property without my permission at night especially. I have a sneaky suspicion that the operator isn't following all the rules. I also… read more
- ktb58
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House passes drone restrictions
I own a drone and am learning the laws. I also caught a drone on my game camera and strange lights the previous year. This drone is harrassing bears on my property. These bears were here long… read more
- ktb58
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Mental Health
Would like to know why Medicare does not cover all mental health services that Insurance companies do?
- Mary
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Coronavirus crisis may prompt tax changes
EVERYONE NEEDS MORE MONEY. How about a huge raise for almost everyone, especially the "not so rich"? The argument needs to be about reducing taxes & the Cost of Living, not more… read more
- WILLIAM
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Coronavirus crisis may prompt tax changes
Add to the gas tax. It will hardly be noticable right now. Estate tax over a million. Lodging taxes, especially on short term rentals would not hurt residents. Sales tax on some luxury goods and… read more
- Maureen
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Coronavirus crisis may prompt tax changes
Add to the gas tax. It will hardly be noticable right now. Estate tax over a million. Lodging taxes, especially on short term rentals would not hurt residents. Sales tax on some luxury goods and… read more
- Maureen
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Bully Law
My question is, and no one has any information on this, is when my child is bullied outside of school. The school can only do so much. The parents of the other child refuses to do anything, but… read more
- Nicolle
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New Hampshire policy responses to COVID-19
It's so great to see that the small people whom also play a big part in this epidemic and risk their lives daily on less than minimum wage get nothing.. If your grocery stores closed down and… read more
- Myla
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New Hampshire policy responses to COVID-19
Where in the constitution does this power come from?
- Robert
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House, Senate pass bills allowing loaded firearms on OHRVs, snowmobiles
If a person is legally permitted to carry a firearm for all lawful purposes in defense of life and liberty, in a constitutional-carry state, one cannot assume that riding any particular motor vehicle… read more
- Travis
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What policies can NH use to open back up?
Wow! You need to google: Empty Hospitals You Tube. This pandemic is turning out to be a big lie. Hospitals all over our country including Hawaii ARE EMPTY! Even the ones in NYC!! Absolutely we do not… read more
- Pamela
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How far do the NH governor’s powers go in an emergency?
Thank you for the public information statement during this situation.
- Rep Tom Ploszaj
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Aging Population
I am curious if there are plans to expand the state owned nursing homes. Based on the rapid aging of our population, by 2030 1/3 of NH residents will be 65 or older (DHHS, 2016). I understand the… read more
- Chrystine
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Distracted Driving Laws
HB 1506 (2020) Just ENFORCE the laws we have now!
- Fred A.
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