Hassan Signs No Lead Sinker and Jigs Bill


Gov. Maggie Hassan signs SB 89 surrounded by legislators and volunteers who supported the bill. Sen. Jeanie Forrester, to the right of Gov. Hassan, was the bill’s prime sponsor. Photo by Debra Brown

Governor Maggie Hassan signed Senate Bill 89 which protects NH threatened loon population from toxic lead fishing sinkers and jigs in Moultonborough on Tuesday. The bill was sponsored by Jeanie Forrester (R- Meredith) and co-sponsored by a strong coalition of legislators.

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