The New Hampshire House and Senate are both meeting this week. It will be lawmakers’ final chance to act on bills this year. This will be the second time the legislature has met since the coronavirus closed the State House in March. The Senate meets Monday in Representatives Hall. The much larger House meets Tuesday at UNH’s Whittemore Center in Durham. The Senate will take up some key election law policies, including permitting absentee voting due to the coronavirus, and creating an independent redistricting commission . It would also allow election officials to start processing absentee ballots before Election Day - but not open or count them until polls have closed. Both policies spring from the work of the Secretary of State’s Emergency...
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N.H. Lawmakers' Final Chance to Act on Bills When Senate, House Meet This Week