3 Bills Dubbed ‘Horrendous’

Three bills coming before the House this week aim to give the public more information about their government by eliminating some exemptions in the right-to-know law.

The supporters of these bills say they are furthering the purpose and intent of the right-to-know law, which is to ensure “the greatest possible public access” to the actions of government.

The New Hampshire Municipal Association (NHMA), which lobbies the Legislature on behalf of cities and towns, doesn’t agree.

The organization deemed each of the three bills “horrendous,” in a bulletin it sent to its members.

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