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NHLA 2019 Legislative Advocacy Report

Posted Sep 23, 2019

As a full-service law firm, NHLA offers our clients legal advice and information, representation in all of New Hampshire’s state and federal courts and before several state agencies, and advocacy at the New Hampshire Legislature. In the legislative forum, we advocate for policies that reduce ...read more

NHLA welcomes new board members

Posted Sep 16, 2019

At its meeting on September 11, 2019, the Board of Directors of New Hampshire Legal Assistance accepted the nomination of five new members, one of whom was also appointed to the Board of Directors of the Legal Advice and Referral Center.  

  • Maggie Goodlander of Portsmouth: A Nashua nat ...read more

  • Federal Court Vacates New Hampshire Medicaid Work Requirements

    Posted Jul 30, 2019

    Statement on the United States District Court's decision in Philbrick v. Azar

    Please see the below press release from our litigation partners at the National Health Law Program: July 29, 2019. Washington, D.C. – A federal judge has once again vacated the U.S. Department ...read more

    Governor Vetoes Elder Protection Bill

    Posted Jul 23, 2019

    Elder, disability and justice advocates dismayed by Governor Sununu’s veto of HB 696 – Will continue to fight for protections of vulnerable adults

    July 23, 2019 For Immediate Release: CONCORD, NH – On July 19, 2019, Governor Sununu vetoed HB 696, common sense legislation to ...read more