NH Floats Plan to Tax Paddlers
January 3, 2014
SeacoastOnline: A [New Hampshire] legislative study group is floating the idea of imposing fees on canoes and kayaks in New Hampshire, but some lawmakers say the plan would sink like a stone. The legislative Commission on Fish and Game Department Sustainability is recommending a $10 annual fee for no-motorized vessels.
State Senator Jeff Woodburn of Dalton told WMUR-TV that the idea is dead on arrival in the Legislature, but state Sen. Bob Odell says lawmakers need to take a serious look at getting people to pay for the services they enjoy outdoors.
Read more about the proposed bill to tax paddling activities in New Hampshire.