CONCORD — With the two parties practically tied in the NH House, major decisions about the coming legislative session could boil down to a question of which state reps show up to vote.

Just showing up could be an especially tall order for one Democratic member from Nashua.

Rep. Stacie-Marie Laughton is sitting in jail, and she's expected to stay there for weeks to come.

Laughton was arrested Saturday, Nov. 12, for allegedly contacting someone over social media on Nov. 8 in violation of a protective order, according to Hudson police Lt. Roger Lamarche.

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