House Democrats, Republicans Continue Standoff Over Whether To Freeze Business Taxes
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The Rules Committee of the New Hampshire House of Representatives has blocked a push by Republicans to propose a freeze on business tax rates, setting the stage for a potential standoff over whether the House can act on any bills when it meets June 11th.
House Democrats need Republicans to have any hope of acting on bills remaining since lawmakers suspended the session in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. House Republicans, in turn, need Democrats to have any hope of changing the law that would increase state business tax rates if the revenues fail to hit targets later this year.