GOP-backed bills test state's constitutional limit

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May 29—New Hampshire's Republican-led Legislature is testing the limits of its constitutional power as it attempts to defy the Biden administration on a variety of policy fronts.

GOP lawmakers insist they are tailoring their proposals — on issues from gun rights and election law reforms to vaccine mandates and a minimum wage — to assert state's rights without violating the federal Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

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