Senate Bill 74, which proposes to increase the number of grants the New Hampshire Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) can award to projects that conserve and preserve our most important natural, cultural and historic resources, will have its hearing on Tuesday, March 5,
On May 2, the N.H. Senate Finance Committee will hold a public hearing as part of its work to produce the state’s operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018-19. The hearing will be held in two sessions in Representatives Hall at the State House, the first from 1to 5 p.m.
CONCORD – Dec. 9, 2016 – An opportunity to protect a source of public drinking water for Manchester and surrounding towns prompted the state’s Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) to award the Society for the Protection of N.H.
Although we sometimes take for granted that everyone sees the value in protecting our state’s unique landscapes and natural areas, several bills pending before the New Hampshire Legislature will shake that assumption. Consider, for example, HB 1686, which takes aim at the Land and Community Heri
There has been some controversy in recent years about the “raiding” of dedicated funds to assist in balancing the state budget — accomplished by transferring those funds or fund surpluses to the General Fund for general state expenses.