May 05, 2015

The New Hampshire Division of Economic Development is responsible for growing granite state businesses and recruiting new businesses from out-of-state.  According to the Division's supporters, New Hampshire is not spending enough on business recruitment. 

Jun 09, 2015

According to a recent New Hampshire poll, 49% think Granite State businesses will enjoy good times financially over the next year.

The latest Business and Industry Association (BIA) Report on Consumer Confidence also found that 23% think New Hampshire businesses will see hard times.  28% of poll respondents expect mixed conditions.

Jul 02, 2015

In an event on June 30th, U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster emphasized the importance of the manufacturing industry to economic growth in New England. 

Aug 21, 2015

According to a recent analysis from the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy, New Hampshire is recovering from the recession slower than Massachusetts. However, that analysis may not show a complete picture of New Hampshire’s economy.

Sep 22, 2015

On Tuesday, September 22 the Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee will discuss a bill to establish a state bank in New Hampshire.

Jun 07, 2016

As part of her newly released economic plan for New Hampshire, gubernatorial candidate Jeanie Forrester is suggesting renaming the Department of Resources and Economic Development, known as DRED.

Property Tax Break for Business Improvements
May 19, 2017

On Thursday, May 18 the New Hampshire Senate passed HB 316, a bill that lets towns give new businesses a break on local property taxes. The bill now heads to Gov. Sununu for his signature.

business development in NH
Jul 06, 2017

On Wednesday Gov. Chris Sununu quipped, “DRED is dead.”

He was referring to the Department of Resources and Economic Development (DRED). This year’s budget bill divided DRED into two departments: the Department of Business and Economic Affairs and the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

Sep 22, 2017

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