According to Yahoo Finance: Despite scoring high on the availability of bars, fitness clubs and youth-oriented stores, New Hampshire's population is relatively low on young adults...That's a pity, because unemployment for that demographic is relatively low there."
Youth unemployment rate: 8.7%
Percentage of population aged 20-24: 9.3%
Average car insurance rate: $1,631
Average cost of higher education: $26,234
Median rental cost: $918
Free State Project recruiters are at PaulFest at the Republican Convention spreading the word about the Free State Project and have already received dozens of official statements of intent to move to NH. Please help fund their efforts here.
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New Hampshire leads the nation in internet access, computers in homes and internet speed according to the US Census Bureau. More here.
For the ninth time in the past 10 years, New Hampshire is ranked first in the nation for child wellbeing, according to the 2012 Kids Count report card from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which looked at education, health, family and community support, as well as economic statistics. Full story here.
Pro-liberty activists who advocate for fully informed juries will be glad to know that NH recently passed into law HB 146, which allows defense attorneys to inform the jury of their rights to judge the application of the law. NH is the first state in the nation to pass such a law. More here.
Garrett Quinn of Reason Magazine writes up his experience at PorcFest 2012 here.
The Cato Institute is commending NH on passage of its pioneering " 'early offer' system for medical-malpractice claims that could become a national model". And LibertyClips provides "a list of accomplishments from one of the most libertarian leaning New Hampshire house[s] we have seen in a long time." How has pro-liberty legislation fared in your state?
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