A bill to increase the minimum wage for hourly, tipped, and youth workers has passed the Democratic New Hampshire House and has moved to the Senate, which is also controlled by the Democrats. All eight sponsors of the bill are Democrats. Republican Governor, Chris Sununu may veto the bill should it pass the Senate.
Essentially, they already stole money from a few people, so they will not have to steal additional money from the general public to fund this new contract.
HB487 is one of the countless examples of the majority party seeking to regulate as many aspects of as many lives as they can before they lose their majorities in 2020.
The only battle that will impact freedom in a practical application is the battle to keep the last few states free from anti-gun, anti-freedom statists.