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Economic Development and Fiscal Policy Committee

The Economic Development Committee addresses issues relating to the New Hampshire economy and state economic development policy. The Fiscal Policy Committee examines issues around state government spending and taxation. The committees meet concurrently on the second Friday of each month at the BIA office in Concord. Meetings begin at 8:00 AM and are open to BIA members.

Meeting Agenda

Friday, March 8, 2024
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Hybrid - In Person/Zoom Meeting
Business & Industry Association
122 N. Main Street, Concord - 3rd floor

Fiscal Policy Co-Chair: 
Steve Lawlor - Nathan Wechsler
Economic Development Co-Chair:
Brien Murphy – Boyce Highlands


8:00 a.m. - Introductions

8:00 to 8:30 a.m. - Focus on Workforce Housing Legislation

Ben Frost, deputy executive director & chief legal officer for New Hampshire Housing will provide a comprehensive overview of the many housing related bills still alive in the 2024 legislature. He will explain what each bill hopes to accomplish and update the committee on where the legislation stands in the legislative process.

8:30 to 9:00 a.m. - 2024 Session Update

BIA Staff will review economic development and business tax related legislation as we approach "Crossover," the halfway point of the 2024 legislative session.

9:00 a.m. - Adjourn

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 884 4131 9825

2024 Meeting Schedule

March 8, 2024

April 12th, 2024

May 10, 2024

September 13, 2024

October 11, 2024

November 8, 2024

December 13, 2024

brien murphy headshot

​Chair (Economic Development)
Brien Murphy, Boyce Highlands


Chair (Fiscal Policy): Steve Lawlor, Nathan Wechsler


BIA staff contact: David Juvet, Senior Vice President, 224.5388 x115