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Gas tax, household pets and table games

Gas tax, household pets and table games

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Lawmakers have approved a 10-year highway plan for New Hampshire. They voted Wednesday to send the plan to the governor. Gov. Maggie Hassan also has signed a 4-cent increase on the gas and diesel tax into law. Tax proceeds will pay $200 million of the $250 million needed to finish expanding Interstate 93 from the Massachusetts border to Manchester.

New Hampshire lawmakers have passed legislation that includes household pets in orders protecting victims of domestic violence. Wednesday’s vote sent the bill to the governor.The bill would allow judges to grant custody of any domestic pets or farm animals to a domestic violence victim and issue an order barring the abuser from harming or disposing of the animal.

The House and Senate have voted to tighten rules for table games operated in the name of New Hampshire charities. Lawmakers voted Wednesday to send the governor a bill establishing new financial record-keeping and reporting requirements for charities and deeper background investigations by the attorney general.

 

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