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N.H. Residents Can Drive Faster, Drink Later Under New Laws

Under new laws taking effect with the start of the new year, people can drive faster along a rural section of Interstate 93 in New Hampshire and drink an hour later at local bars with the community’s OK.


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Paid Sick Leave Among New Laws Taking Effect In 2012

Many Connecticut companies have been preparing for a new state law that will require them to provide certain workers with paid sick leave.



New Laws Take Effect Friday

A wave of new laws taking effect on Friday implement a range of Democrat-backed measures including in-state college tuition rates for illegal immigrants and an early release program for prisoners.