As you may remember, in 2016 the New Hampshire Legislature passed, and Gov. Maggie Hassan signed into law, a bill (SB 380) that established a dedicated Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

PDF of 2017 House Testimony on LCHIP

President Trump’s proposed budget for federal Fiscal Year 2018 would cut $120 million in Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) funding that goes to federal land acquisition.  While this proposal doesn’t zero-out the LWCF, it does eliminate funding for the “federal side” of LWCF.  Federal side f

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined a group of 36 Senators in opposing President Trump’s proposal to inflict a more than 30 percent cut to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) budget.

The New Hampshire Senate is currently considering SB 136, a bill that if approved would require approval of federal land acquisitions by the Governor and Executive Council.

Forest Society Testimony on SB136 -- federal land acquisitions

Joint Letter of Testimony to DRED on Nash Stream Forest plan - Feb. 8, 2017