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NH beer tax proposal falls flat

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A proposed beer tax in New Hampshire is falling flat.

Keene State Representative Charles Weed wanted to increase the beer tax a dime a gallon to raise more than $4 million for substance abuse prevention.

But, the state's influential House Ways and Means Committee voted Tuesday by a 14-to-2 margin to effectively kill the bill.

And the Union Leader reports Governor Maggie Hassan has promised to veto it if it gets to her desk.

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