N.H. Supreme Court Upholds Education Tax Credit Law

The program was passed in 2012 by Republican lawmakers who overrode a veto by then-Governor John Lynch, a Democrat.

Governor Maggie Hassan, also a Democrat, made repeal of the law a priority, but Republicans blocked repeal efforts. She expressed her disappointment in Thursday’s ruling.

‘‘The voucher tax credit is bad public policy for public education in New Hampshire and our taxpayers, diverting millions of dollars in taxpayer money with no accountability or oversight to religious and private schools.’’

Read more at http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/08/28/supreme-court-upholds-education-tax-credit-law/a6eCbMvpmMA1HTZteS6hMI/story.html#.

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