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Grow-your-own for medical marijuana users?
This would be a clear gateway to total legalization of the drug. Evidence from Colorado shows a large jump in traffic deaths from marijuana. Allowing individuals to grow it would encourage… read more
- Terry
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Grow-your-own for medical marijuana users?
This has been shared on FB and there are hundreds and hundreds of supporting comments. Not everyone will take the time to apply for membership just to respond.... . What can we do to make their… read more
- Lisa
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Grow-your-own for medical marijuana users?
Yes, I support the ability for humans to grow medicine and food without our government giving us permission. This is an embarrassment.
- Lisa
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Grow-your-own for medical marijuana users?
I support this bill as a disabled patient who is on a very limited income having the ability to have a designated caregiver who is knowlegable in growing be able to grow for me and have a supply… read more
- heidi
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Grow-your-own for medical marijuana users?
I support this bill and as a member of the Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee, I will vote to approve it. The dispensaries in NH have done an excellent job of supplying quality… read more
- Dennis
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Minimum Wage
US average is $25/hr. Lowest wage is in Carroll County @ $17.50/hr. What will raising min wage to $12 do? An empty gesture and waste of legislative time and energy. There are not enough workers to… read more
- robert
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Minimum Wage
The average US wage is $1000/week. 5 NH counties are below this level. Lowest is Carroll at $700/week. There is no statistic to show a minimum wage benefits any particular group. A minimum wage… read more
- robert
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Repeal voter residency requirement?
So much wasted time and energy. Voter fraud is another manufactured Republican "crisis" to create laws that manipulate the system to their benefit.
- Chuck
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Repeal voter residency requirement?
Do not repeal law. Too much voter fraud and repealing law would help in additional fraud. I would like my vote to count. Simple as that. Need to prosecute and jail violators.
- David
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Repeal voter residency requirement?
There is no reason to repeal the requirement for residential declaration in order to vote. If an out-of-state college student doesn't meet the criteria, they simply vote via an absentee ballot… read more
- Wayne
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Repeal voter residency requirement?
Why make voting so confusing. With the Democratic Party's agenda of open borders, voting in New Hampshire should have open state and city borders thus HB1264 should not be repealed but amended… read more
- tom
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Do you support a proposal to limit the unrestricted hunting of coyotes?
No , kill the coyotes numbers are growing and there's a abundance across the country . Save the deer ,pets ,and farm animals . Something needs to keep them in check, their not native to the area
- Richard
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Heroin Addiction: Law Enforcement
Do the worst drug dealers deserve the death penalty? See what NH citizens had to say: https://www.citizenscount.org/current-trends/death-penalty-some-drug-de…
- Mike
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What’s next in NH sales tax fight?
Agree with Eric. Option #2 is the best course. Put the responsibility on the state with the sales tax. This ruling is such BS. It really infringes on businesses located in sales tax free states.
- Chuck
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Motorcycle Helmet Law
Should NH have a helmet law? See what your fellow citizens had to say: http://www.citizenscount.org/current-trends/should-nh-have-helmet-law​
- Mike
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What’s next in NH sales tax fight?
New Hampshire taxpayers nor businesses do not ! have the obligation, responsibility to collect taxes for out-of-state consumers. At online purchase site, consumer is required to complete name,… read more
- GariePaul
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Seat Belt Law
Growing up on military bases, it was ingrained into my head that any time I got into a moving vehicle I must immediately buckle up. Why someone wouldn't automatically use this safety feature to… read more
- Christine
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What’s next in NH sales tax fight?
Anyone who identifies themselves as from a different state, should fill out a form with their name and address. Merchant will fill out $ amount of purchase and mail form to that states tax collector
- Eric
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Homeless and Panhandling Laws
Was Manchester right to remove homeless camps along the Merrimack River? See what citizens had to say: http://www.citizenscount.org/current-trends/remove-manchester-homeless-…
- Mike
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Making the police “Laurie List” public?
The names of EES LEOs need to at minimum be made to those charged in their making a choice to fight the charge or take a plea. The bill is the latest review of three previously reviews of the… read more
- tom
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Making the police “Laurie List” public?
The Legislature is set to address this issue in 2019, with two bills from Rep. Paul Berch, both of which have an extensive list of supporters. We'll be tracking the progress of those bills on… read more
- Jackie
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Contraception
Increasing access to birth control to high-risk teens and young women should be a priority in New Hampshire. Integrating some sort of in-school program that does more than just pass out condoms would… read more
- Christine
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Gun Laws
Do armed citizens help prevent mass shootings? See what NH citizens had to say by reading our Citizen Voices on the topic: http://www.citizenscount.org/current-trends/do-armed-citizens-prevent-m…
- Mike
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Should oral contraceptives be available without a prescription from a doctor in NH?
Yes. This is a no-brainer. The opposition viewpoints listed are flimsy. It's simple and would be no different than a customer asking for the Sudafed that's stored behind the counter to… read more
- Chuck
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Do you support the decision of the Boy Scouts of America to let girls join?
There Is a reason why the BOY Scouts and GIRL Scouts were created. BOY scouts is for boys. Girl scouts is for girls. Girls SHOULD NOT get to have ANY alternative requirements. Girls should go through… read more
- tristin
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New Tolls
Absolutely NO on new tolling. Pass Sports Betting or Marijuana Legalization and direct the new tax revenue to transportation infrastructure. Those are optional activities. Stop taxing the middle… read more
- Chuck
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New Tolls
Find out what citizens thought about replacing human-operated tolls with all-electronic tolling by reading our Citizen Voices report: http://www.citizenscount.org/current-trends/more-all-electronic-… read more
- Mike
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Road Usage Fees
A quick scan through the Transportation issues reveals NH citizens are opposed to any sort of toll hike/road usage fee. We want safe bridges/roads but don't believe we should pay EXTRA for it.… read more
- Chuck
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More funds for NH budget priorities?
Green light Sports Betting and Marijuana Legalization ASAP. Waiting on these issues is just wasted revenue. Thumbs down on the Road Usage fee (it's really a tax!). Vehicle registration fees (… read more
- Chuck
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Should oral contraceptives be available without a prescription from a doctor in NH?
Update: SB 154 ended up passing this year, which means oral contraceptives will be available from a pharmacy without a prescription starting January 2019.
- Jackie
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Libertarians did not "split the ticket" in 2018
I am highly skeptical of your assessment without justification showing how you determined each member of each party voted. Not all Libertarians voted their party and neither do Democrats or… read more
- Bob
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Budget 2020-2021
How about some tax relief for homeowners? You know how NH survives w/o an income and sales tax? By placing the burden directly on the homeowners. NH ranks 49th in the nation in property tax burden. I… read more
- Chuck
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Bully Law
No one likes a bully. No one likes to deal with confrontation. Parents need to be informed and held to task in their child's behavior. If they cannot do this, then the parents need to make other… read more
- Eric
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Contraception
Why should the State pay for your birth control? I thought the state was supposed to "stay out of the bedroom" - it seems like we now think that the State MUST come into the bedroom AND… read more
- Chris
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Common Core
Common Core is problematic because it puts control of what is taught in the hands of a centralized, removed authority, far far away from local educators. Historically, it is a nauseatingly… read more
- Chris
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Minimum Wage
Any Business that claims they can't afford to pay a "living wage (look it up)" - isn't a viable business and should shut their doors. As for other employees who have worked at… read more
- Bob
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Minimum Wage
If you're okay with that, fine, but that is the correlation.
- Justin
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Marijuana Legalization
Just legalize it already. While I'd prefer that it was treated legislatively the same way vegetables are treated, I'd accept it being sold at the state liquor stores and taxed.
- Justin
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Stand Your Ground/Castle Doctrine
I don't think that those in a free society should completely delegate the responsibility for their safety and the safety of others to the police.
- Justin
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Drones
I don't see why there should be restrictions on taking photos from the air, I don't see why one should have an expectation of privacy from satellites, etc.
- Justin
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Gun Laws
... and say that anything the police or swat team can have, a civilian can have, and anything a civilian can't, those groups can't.
- Justin
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Should NH Reps impeach Trump?
Impeachment, despite having a judicial structure, is an inherently political act/procedure. In this light, "high crimes and misdemeanors" must refer to non-criminal actions. Thus,… read more
- Kurt
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Making the police “Laurie List” public?
Law enforcement officers may be on the Laurie list for many reasons, some, perhaps many, of which have nothing to do with job performance. Public disclosure of the names may open these individuals… read more
- Kurt
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Landlord and Tenant Rights
During these tough economic times - for many, it has become impossible to rent an apartment with poor credit. An additional up-front deposit would keep people from long term homelessness or worse… read more
- Bob
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Should New Hampshire allow hunting with an air rifle?
Air gun hunting was the primary method used by Lewis and Clark on their expedition back in the early 1800's for its efficiency and cost effectiveness. Aig guns have come a long long way since… read more
- Scott
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Need for diversity in NH?
Diversity it happens when people make choices. It seems reasonable that government could influence [incentivise] groups to make government preferred choices, but doing so necessarily disadvantages… read more
- Kurt
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