The advantages of New Hampshire relative to other states due to the structure and nature of state government.
Most types of fireworks are legal for consumer purchase and use in New Hampshire.
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, except for convicted felons.
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 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.