New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (Mar. 10, 2017) – The New Hampshire House has passed a bill that would ban “material support or resources” to warrantless federal spying. The vote was 199-153. Rep. Neal Kurk and Rep. Carol McGuire, along with two cosponsors, introduced House Bill 171 (HB171). The legislation would prohibit the state or its political subdivisions from assisting a federal…

CONCORD, N.H. (March 8, 2017) – A New Hampshire bill that would restrict warrantless and weaponized use of drones by law enforcement passed the House today. The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state. Rep. Neil Kurk, Rep. Robert Cushing and…

CONCORD, N.H. (Feb. 23, 2017) – A New Hampshire bill that would prohibit the state department of education and the state board of education from requiring any school or school district to implement the common core standards passed the Senate today. Adoption of the legislation would represent an opportunity for local communities to nullify the program…

CONCORD, N.H. (Feb. 16, 2017) – Yesterday, the New Hampshire House approved a bill that would remove the state ban on industrial hemp, setting the stage for the people there to nullify federal prohibition on the plant in practice. A coalition of three representatives and two senators prefiled House Bill 151 (HB151). The legislation would…