NHPR Covers Free Staters

NHPR Covers Free Staters

Mark and Cyndi are excited to be new movers to New Hampshire. Mark is here already, and Cyndi plans to move at the end of the school year. They recently spoke with Britta Greene at NHPR about their journey with the Free State Project.

NH Exempts Bitcoin and Virtual Currency Businesses from Money Transmitter Regulation

NH Exempts Bitcoin and Virtual Currency Businesses from Money Transmitter Regulation

New Hampshire’s governor Chris Sununu (R) signed into law this month a bill that exempts “Persons who engage in the business of selling or issuing payment instruments or stored value solely in the form of convertible virtual currency or receive convertible virtual currency for transmission to another location” from the state’s existing regulations on money transmitters.

A (School) Choice Between Hope and Fear

A (School) Choice Between Hope and Fear

School choice will certainly create some wonderful outcomes for some people, so we should pursue it. Viewed this way, the debate over school choice is about whether we will choose to focus on fear or hope — that is, on what might go wrong, or on what will go right. It is about whether we will let fear compel us to cling to models of schooling from the 19th century, or whether hope will spur us to embrace the chance to let education move forward into the 21st century. Personally, I believe that John F. Kennedy was wise to counsel that ‘we should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes’.