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Should NH open the door for microblading at beauty salons?

Should NH open the door for microblading at beauty salons?

February 27, 2021

Big brows are in, and unless you are blessed with Brooke Shields’ genes, you may have considered eyebrow microblading.  The procedure takes more than a trip to your local beauty salon in New Hampshire, however – only tattoo artists can legally microblade.  The New Hampshire Legislature is considering a bill to change that. 

Should NH require towns to allow tiny houses?

Should NH require towns to allow tiny houses?

February 20, 2021

The New Hampshire House is considering a bill that would require towns to allow “tiny houses” alongside single-family homes.

Supporters envision a future where tiny house aficionados flock to New Hampshire, bolstering our workforce.  Opponents are concerned about the erosion of local control and property values.

Should NH allow hobby distilling of liquor?

Should NH allow hobby distilling of liquor?

February 14, 2021

Many Granite Staters have tried brewing their own beer or making wine at home. It’s fun, tasty, and less expensive than buying from a brewery or vineyard. A natural progression for these backyard brew masters might be to “graduate” to making hard liquor like whiskey or brandy, but this is where it gets more complicated. You can’t distill your own liquor at home the way you can with beer or wine—but there’s a bill before the Legislature, HB 416, to change that.

Should towns be allowed to process absentee ballots early?

Should towns be allowed to process absentee ballots early?

February 14, 2021

In the midst of the debate over absentee voting, there is one detail that has not gotten as much attention: the timing of counting absentee ballots.  Timing may seem like a small administrative issue, but it can have a big impact on how people perceive the legitimacy of election results.  

This year two New Hampshire bills – HB 61 and SB 47 – would allow early processing of absentee ballots as part of larger plans to expand absentee voting.  Two other election-related bills, SB 83 and SB 89, would also allow early processing of absentee ballots.

 

Bonus Episode: What’s in a Name?

Bonus Episode: What’s in a Name?

February 13, 2021

Have you ever worked a job that only paid $100 plus mileage?
Well, New Hampshire legislators do. In this bonus episode Anna Brown and Mike Dunbar of Citizens Count explain what's in name and a long-standing New Hampshire policy debate. 

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