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State House review: Democrats team up with Republican minority to win key votes

Image: Zach Stern / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Congressional Republicans have an unwritten policy, the Hastert Rule, whereby the House Speaker will not bring a bill to the floor unless a majority of the majority party supports it. The New Hampshire House has no such provision. Coincidentally, the same week that U.S. House Speaker Boehner was […]

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NH House vote: Free State Project vs. Occupy

Today the New Hampshire House rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have required a super-majority vote by both chambers of the legislature to raise taxes or fees. CACR 1 was defeated by a 149-206 vote. The only Democrat voting in favor of the amendment was Free Stater Rep. Tim O’Flaherty. Rep. Tim Smith, a Manchester Democrat who identifies with the […]

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