CALL ME OLD FASHIONED, but I think a promise made should be a promise kept.

The Meals and Rooms Tax is that extra charge on the bottom of your restaurant bill added by the state. It also applies to hotel rooms and other parts of New Hampshire’s hospitality industry. Over the years, the tax has crept up from 6% to 8% to its current level of 9%. Lawmakers succeeded in raising the tax rate in large part due to the promise to share 40% of the revenues the tax generated with cities and towns — that might allow cities and towns to put those extra revenues towards property tax relief.

Read more… Sen. Denise Ricciardi: NH can keep its promise to cities and towns