New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (June 19, 2017) – The New Hampshire Senate killed a bill that would have restricted warrantless and weaponized use of drones by law enforcement. The legislation would not only have establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would have also help thwart the federal surveillance state. Rep. Neil Kurk, Rep. Robert…

CONCORD, N.H. (June 1, 2017) –Today, the New Hampshire House passed a bill that would prohibit the state department of education and the state board of education from requiring any school or school district to implement Common Core standards. Adoption of the legislation would represent an opportunity for local communities to nullify Common Core in…

CONCORD, N.H. (May 15, 2017) – Last week, the New Hampshire Senate passed a bill to decriminalize marijuana possession. Passage into law would take another step toward further nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in practice in the state. Along with 11 bipartisan co-sponsors, Rep. Robert Cushing (D-Hampton) introduced House Bill 640 (HB640). The legislation would eliminate…

CONCORD, N.H. (Apr. 25, 2017) – Last week, the New Hampshire Senate gave final approval to a bill to expand the state’s medical marijuana program. If signed by the governor, this measure would further nullify the federal prohibition on cannabis in practice. Rep. Eric Schleien (R-Hillsborough) sponsored House Bill 157 (HB157). The legislation would expand…