The final House-Senate compromise added to this year’s state budget was a deal to give the Legislature more power during a declared state of emergency. This was an issue of heated debate, as many legislators thought the House and Senate needed a more active role in governing during a state of emergency. The compromise doesn’t […]
https://jbartlett.org/wp-content/uploads/shutterstock_214424704-scaled.jpg17092560Andrew Clinehttps://jbartlett.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_white_v1_360x70.pngAndrew Cline2021-06-23 17:06:272021-06-23 17:06:27How the state budget enhances the Legislature’s emergency powers
A bill to be considered by the House of Representatives this week would end the legal doctrine of qualified immunity in New Hampshire. This policy brief offers a quick explainer of the bill and the broader issue of qualified immunity it addresses. What is qualified immunity? Qualified immunity is a legal doctrine created by the […]
https://jbartlett.org/wp-content/uploads/shutterstock_131550719-scaled.jpg17062560Andrew Clinehttps://jbartlett.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_white_v1_360x70.pngAndrew Cline2021-04-06 08:20:562021-06-04 13:21:05How a bipartisan bill would fix New Hampshire’s qualified immunity problem
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