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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, May 12, 2023
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 8:50 a.m. - "NH Zoning Atlas." The leadership team at St. Anselm's Center for Ethics in Society will present their recently unveiled NH Zoning Atlas, a comprehensive database and interactive online map cataloging and portraying district-level land-use regulations affecting housing construction across the entire state. Joining us on Friday will be:

Max Latona, executive director, Center for Ethics in Society; Ben Frost, deputy executive director & chief legal officer, New Hampshire Housing; Noah Hodgetts, principal planner, NH Office of Planning and Development; Sarah Marchant, chief of staff and vice president of ROC-NH, Community Loan Fund; and, Jason Sorens, senior research faculty, American Institute for Economic Research

8:50 to 9:00 a.m. - 2023 legislative session wrap-up - BIA Staff

9:00 a.m. - Adjourn

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 892 6707 9825 - Passcode: 207367

2022 Meeting Schedule


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​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