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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Nonprofit Leaders Connect with NH House Finance Chair

Nonprofit leaders gathered for a discussion with House Finance Chair, Representative Mary Jane Wallner, on March 18, as part of the Nonprofit Capitol Exchange series.
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Nonprofit Leaders Connect with New House Speaker

Nonprofit leaders gathered for a discussion with House Speaker Steve Shurtleff on February 5 as part of the Nonprofit Capitol Exchange series.
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Partial federal shutdown threatens NH nonprofit budgets for food and affordable housing

NH Center for Nonprofits CEO Kathleen Reardon took part in a roundtable Friday, January 18 with Congressman Chris Pappas and other nonprofit leaders to discuss the impact of the shutdown on the sector in NH.
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Nonprofit Leaders Connect with New Senate Leadership

Nonprofit leaders gathered for a discussion with Senate President Donna Soucy and Senate Majority Leader Dan Feltes on January 7 as part of the Nonprofit Capitol Exchange series.
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Nonprofit Leaders Gather for NH Policy Caucus

Nonprofit leaders gathered for the Center’s annual Nonprofit Policy Caucus on December 11, 2018. They were joined by panelists Dean Spiliotes of Southern New Hampshire University, Anna Brown of Citizens Count, and Scott Spradling of The Spradling Group, as well as members of the NH Center for Nonprofits Policy & Leadership Workgroup. 
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Federal Labor and OMB Regulations to Affect Nonprofits

Policy changes coming out of Washington, D.C., this spring are expected to affect the costs and operations of New Hampshire nonprofit organizations that have government grants and contracts. The policy changes involve the expected publication of the Labor Department's revised overtime regulations and potential revisions to the OMB Uniform Guidance affecting how nonprofits spend grant funds.
Posted on: May 10, 2016

DHHS Moves Forward with DSRIP Waiver Program

After receiving all of the necessary approvals, the NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is moving forward with the implementation of the Section 1115 Research and Demonstration Transformation Medicaid Waiver for a Delivery System Reform Incentive Program.
Posted on: April 26, 2016

Health And Human Services Commissioner To Be Formally Sworn In

Governor Maggie Hassan formally swore in Jeffrey Meyers as New Hampshire's Commissioner of Health and Human Services at the statehouse on February 1st.
Posted on: February 2, 2016

NH Secretary of State Revocation Letter Correction

The NH Secretary of State has issued a correction to the nonprofit entity revocation letters they sent at the beginning of the year.
Posted on: January 25, 2016

Meyers Confirmed as DHHS Commissioner

The NH Executive Council approved Governor Hassan's appointment of Jeffrey Meyers as DHHS Commissioner.
Posted on: January 6, 2016

Gov. Hassan Nominates Jeff Meyers as DHHS Commissioner

Governor Hassan has nominated Jeff Meyers to replace current DHHS Commissioner Nick Toumpas, who will step down on January 8th.
Posted on: January 4, 2016

Letter to Gov. Hassan Regarding DHHS Commissioner Appointment

With news that DHHS Commissioner Nick Toumpas would not seek reappointment after his term concludes this January 2016, the NH Center for Nonprofits engaged the Governor's office regarding her nomination.
Posted on: November 4, 2015

Short-Term Continuing Resolution on the Table

Following the $11.3 billion budget approved by lawmakers last week, a vero pledge by Governor Hassan has brought legislators back to the table to work on a Continuing Resolution.
Posted on: June 22, 2015

NH Risks Reneging on Mental Health Commitment

The state’s mental health settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and funding in 2013 for elements of the 2008 10-year mental health plan are regularly cited as examples of how well New Hampshire is meeting its obligations to citizens with mental illness. However, while $28 million was appropriated two years ago, it appears that nearly $12 million of that investment has not been made.
Posted on: March 9, 2015

When a Good Legislator Sponsors Bad Legislation

Brad Cook, attorney at Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green, explains the problems with expanding the BET (business enterprise tax) to apply to large nonprofits, as proposed in HB 569. 
Posted on: February 23, 2015

First Look at the Governor's Budget

The New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies shared their first thoughts on Governor Hassan's budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2016–2017.
Posted on: February 20, 2015

New Law Demands Transparency From Politically-Active Nonprofits

NHPR's coverage of SB 120, which Governor Hassan recently signed into law.
Posted on: August 4, 2014

Executive Councilor Joe Kenney Explores Challenges with State Contracting and Nonprofits

State contracting, short time limits to fulfill contracts and overly burdensome requirements that result in nonprofits delivering mammoth reams of documents to the state was a topic of conversation between newly elected Executive Councilor Joseph Kenney and nonprofit leaders at this month’s Nonprofit Capital Exchange.
Posted on: April 15, 2014

State Hospital Tax Ruled Unconstitutional by Superior Court Judge

A superior court judge has ruled that the Medicaid Enhancement Tax on New Hampshire hospitals is unconstitutional in a case brought by Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital in Salem.
Posted on: February 13, 2014


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