Bill to increase domestic violence funding signed from the Concord Monitor, 07/13/2015

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

img-icon-newsGov. Maggie Hassan has signed a new law to increase the state’s marriage license fee by $5 and begin fining domestic violence offenders.

The money from both will go toward the state’s domestic violence grant programs. The marriage license fee alone is expected to increase funding by about $45,000. The fee brought in $340,000 in 2012, which helped fund 12 crisis centers across the state.

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