Emergency Powers Act http://nhpr.org en House Votes to Take Away Emergency Powers http://nhpr.org/post/house-votes-take-away-emergency-powers <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The New Hampshire house voted today to repeal the <a href="http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/I/4/4-46.htm">Emergency Powers Act</a>, which allows the government to take private property during a declared state of emergency.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/legislation/2012/HB0574.html">bill&rsquo;s </a>supporters call the Emergency Powers Act a government overreach.</p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 20:01:37 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 1649 at http://nhpr.org House Votes to Take Away Emergency Powers