Twelve loons died from lead poisoning last year. Lead fishing tackle is called a major factor.
Poll shows 69 percent of respondents want limits and oppose the bill to increase the daytime limit to 55 mph in the “broads,” a proposal, backed by an anti-speed limit group, that recently passed out of the Senate on a 13-11 vote and is awaiting a vote in the House.
Mandates will be targeted for scaling back, including the Shoreland Protection Act.
Anti-speed limit group hopes new Republican majority will scrap the recently enacted Lake Winnipesaukee speed limit law.
Before cheering state budget cuts, state taxpayers should consider that the cost of governing will be shifted to local communities, says a Concord Monitor editorial.