Floor Speech HB 1376

HB1376 would introduce yet another anti-business mandate into our laws that would require the employer of a “temporary worker” to offer permanent work status after a period of six months. There are several problems with this Bill. First, there is not a single state in our country that has introduced a must-hire mandate into law. […]

Legislated Sick Time: The Real Story

Legislated Sick Time: The Real Story by Len Turcotte A recent opinion piece caught my attention regarding an author’s desire to see paid sick time become yet another mandate for all NH employers. I offer the following alternative perspective. 219 to 122. That was the vote in the NH House recently to kill a bill […]

Medicaid Expansion? Not for New Hampshire

Medicaid Expansion? Not for New Hampshire by Rep. Len Turcotte New Hampshire’s pending re-authorization of Medicaid Expansion, an optional part of Obamacare, allows able-bodied adults to receive free or subsidized healthcare paid for by hardworking taxpayers. Contrary to many perceptions, this new entitlement is not for children, the disabled or elderly persons as they are […]