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N.H.’s MTBE settlement cache: $136m and counting March 22 2013

N.H.’s MTBE settlement cache: $136m and counting

As the ExxonMobil trial winds down, it’s still not clear what the state’s going to do with the windfall

February 22 2013

Proposed high-end casino threatens the big business that is charitable gaming in N.H.

But proposed high-end casino would decimate their industry, say operators

CDFA seeks increase in tax credit program February 8 2013

CDFA seeks increase in tax credit program

The tax credit offered through the Community Development Finance Authority has a problem. It's too popular.

Ayotte measure seeks to make Internet tax ban permanent January 25 2013

Ayotte measure seeks to make Internet tax ban permanent

U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte is introducing legislation that would permanently stop the government from imposing new taxes on Internet access.

Shaheen backs bill to boost H-1B visa cap January 25 2013

Shaheen backs bill to boost H-1B visa cap

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is co-sponsoring new legislation that would nearly double the number of visas and green cards that are set aside annually for highly skilled immigrants who work in science and technology.

January 25 2013

House panel hears minimum wage hike proposals

Lago's Ice Cream in Rye would have to increase the price of a cone by a quarter and sell thousands more of them to get the money to pay its teenage crew the 75 cents an hour more required by the most conservative of the three minimum wage bills proposed this year, estimated Steve Grenier, the owner of the business, at a hearing held Tuesday before the House Labor Committee.