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death penaltyDeath Penalty

The House passed a death penalty repeal bill in March.  That bill now heads to the Senate.


As part of the 2013 budget compromise, the House and Senate formed a committee to study gambling regulations.  The House rejected that committee's recommendations in March, but a bill authorizing two casinos is still alive in the Senate.

Marijuana DecriminalizationMarijuana Decriminalization

Despite repeated attempts in recent years, the legislature has been unable to pass legislation that would allow adults to purchase and use small amounts of marijuana.  In March the House passed a decriminalization bill; that bill now heads to the Senate.

Northern PassNorthern Pass

Northern Pass is a proposed 180-mile transmission line which would bring electricity from Hydro-Quebec, a provincial government-owned utility which generates most of its power from hydroelectric dams, from the NH-Quebec border to a substation in Deerfield, where it would connect to the existing power grid.

Wind FarmsWind Farms

Wind power supporters argue that wind farms are a clean, sustainable alternative to burning fossil fuels.  Critics argue that wind farms are ugly, cause destruction of many acres of mountain top forestation, and disturb the natural habitat in those locales.


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