NEPBA Probation and Parole members issue caution on Parole bill.

By Ethan DeWitt – Concord Monitor Staff

A rift over changes to New Hampshire’s parole system may be nearing a compromise after the state parole board and parole officers union agreed to collaborate on a bill affecting parole violators.

House Bill 143 – which would allow the parole board to reduce “setback” sentences for parole violators who seek drug and alcohol treatment – was presented by the board as a means to assist those with substance abuse. Currently, most people who violate ...

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Who do we blame for under-funded public pensions?

Dear active and retired public employees,

I wanted to share with you an article that was written by Baily Childers of the National Public Pension Coalition out of Washington DC.  Baily is working with the New Hampshire Retirement Security Coalition in protecting our retirement system from Legislative attacks.  She has a wealth of knowledge and came to NH last week to meet with us and attend the Decentennial Commission hearing at the State House.

http://thehill.com/opinion/finance/357934-blame-amazon-for-americas-underfunded-public-pensions

Make sure you are following @nh_retirement on ...

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NH House Transportation Committee votes to “retain” HB 193 Flagger Bill

The House Transportation Committee met today to take up House Bill 193 aka “Flagger bill”.  The bill was scheduled for 2:30pm

At 5:35pm the Committee went into Executive session and immediately a motion was made to “retain” the bill in committee.  This was seconded just as fast and with a voice vote, it was done.

Despite speaking with Reps throughout the day and being told the bill would be ...

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