Business And Industry Association


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Ayotte Hears Concern Among Business Leaders

Business leaders gathered at the Grappone Center in Concord Friday to meet with Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte, who says many came to her with their concerns about the federal fiscal policy. “Most of all I think they want they want some certainty about the tax and regulatory climate,” Ayotte says. Earlier in the day, Ayotte […]

R&D Tax Credit Bill Gets The Go Ahead In Ways And Means

The Senate Ways and Means committee has unanimously agreed to send to the floor a bill that doubles New Hampshire’s research and development tax credit – a priority of both the Business and Industry Association, as well as Senate Democrats. Senator Odell, who is chairman of the Ways and Means committee, says he introduced a […]

Expansion Of R&D Tax Credit Tops BIA Policy Priorities

The Business And Industry Association has released its list of public policy priorities for the 2013-2014 legislative session. Expansion of the state’s research and development tax credit is at the top of that list, says spokesperson Adrienne Rupp, who adds “it’s very beneficial particularly to the manufacturing sector.” The BIA continues its tradition of opposing […]

We’re Liveblogging “Next-Generation Matters: A Forum On The Future!”

At StateImpact, it’s that time of year when various analysts assess economic trends that took root over the past year, what the economic landscape will look like in the future, and how those changes could affect the big budget decisions the legislature will be making in the coming session. That’s the idea behind the event […]

Chart: How NH’s Business Concerns Have Changed Since Last Year

This week, we posted Six Surprising Takeaways from the 2012 NH Business Outlook Survey.  (You can read that story here.) One of the things we noted was how concerns that hadn’t really qualified as “major” last year were suddenly a big deal for businesses this year, and vice-versa.  The high cost of energy, for example, […]

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