The advantages of New Hampshire relative to other states due to the structure and nature of state government.
New Hampshire is the only state that has banned the use of automatic license plate readers (ALPR) by law enforcement.
New Hampshire officials, from town clerks to the state governor, are accessible to the public and generally have a walk-right-in office policy.
New Hampshire is the only state with no laws restricting knife ownership.
New Hampshire is one of the few states that very lightly regulates raw milk sales.
New Hampshire's constitution does not specifically prohibit secession.
New Hampshire is ranked 3rd for receiving the least federal spending as a percentage of federal taxes paid.
Reflecting New Hampshire’s relationship and openness to the public, the state capitol building has no metal detectors, And, at 190 years old, is the “the oldest state house in the nation in which the legislature still occupies its original chambers".
Photo by Walter Parenteau
New Hampshire has no tax on machinery or equipment.
New Hampshire has no inventory tax.
New Hampshire's unique Executive Council provides an additional check on the power of the Governor. Support of the independently elected, five-member council is required for state contracts over $5,000, high-level agency appointments, and pardons.