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WIC participation in New Hampshire drops 17.3% over 5 years

The number of New Hampshire residents taking part in the federal nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) declined 17.3 percent from fiscal years 2015 to 2019, the U.S. Food and Nutrition Service reported.

Highest income earners in New Hampshire taxed at 3% rate

The top 1 percent of earners in New Hampshire are taxed at an effective rate of 3 percent, compared to the state’s 8.1 percent tax rate on the middle 20 percent of income earners, according to a new 24/7 Wall St. analysis.

Outbound cigarette smuggling rate in New Hampshire estimated at 65%

The outflow of smuggled cigarettes in New Hampshire is 65 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.

New Hampshire ranks 16th best in new economic outlook analysis

New Hampshire finished 16th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.

New Hampshire ranks 8th worst on corporate tax study

New Hampshire finished 43rd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining how well states have structured their corporate income tax systems in 2020.

Matt Mowers Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

2020 U.S. house candidate for New Hampshire (district 1), Matt Mowers, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

New Hampshire among the 36 states with major tax changes in 2020

New Hampshire was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.

New Hampshire job growth this year projected at 0.7%

Job growth in New Hampshire is expected to reach 0.7 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 1.6 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

New Hampshire lacks adequate funds to weather moderate recession

New Hampshire would lack adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.

New Hampshire ranks sixth in annual tax climate ranking

New Hampshire finished sixth in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems

University president is highest-paid public employee in New Hampshire

James W. Dean Jr. , president of the University of New Hampshire, earned $445,000 in 2018, making Dean the highest-paid public employee in New Hampshire last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.

Funding for arts agencies in New Hampshire to reach $805,229 in FY2020

Legislative appropriations for New Hampshire arts agencies are projected to reach $805,229 for fiscal year 2020, which equates to 59 cents per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).

New Hampshire levies a total tax on lodging of 9%

Hotel room bills in New Hampshire tack on a total state lodging tax of 9 percent, the eighth highest lodging tax rate in the nation, according to a study by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

No counties in New Hampshire are now 2nd Amendment sanctuaries

No counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website and media reports.

505 borrowers in New Hampshire filed for student loan forgiveness in 2nd quarter

Borrowers in New Hampshire who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 505, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.

$127.5 million in federal research dollars flowed to New Hampshire in FY 2018

Federal agency research dollars going to New Hampshire totaled $127.5 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.

New Hampshire GOP disappointed in Pappas' support for impeachment

The New Hampshire Republican Party is disappointed with U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas' (D-1st) decision to support the articles of impeachment against President Trump.

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