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Governor Hassan Tags Foster for Attorney General

“Lack of any background as a prosecutor should not disqualify Joseph Foster from being the state’s top law enforcement official,” Governor Maggie Hassan said yesterday about Foster who preceded Hassan as Majority leader in the State Senate.. As a State

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Bill Would Affect Ability to Change Dollar Amounts on Collective Bargaining

The Senate Public and Municipal Affairs Committee last week recommended Bill 187 for passage. Marjorie Porter (d) Hillsborough introduced HB-187, which calls for the legislative body of the public employer shall not modify HB 187mandates the dollar amount agreed to

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Moratorium on Wind-farms Fails

A proposed one year moratorium on wind farms and new electric transmission projects in the state of New Hampshire has been shot down in the Senate. The Senate opted to study how energy projects are sited and whether new transmission

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Shaheen Promotes NH Tourism

Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) met with CEO’s of major travel companies on Wednesday during a Steering and Outreach Committee meeting to promote travel and tourism in the United States and New Hampshire.Shaheen has long been a champion of nontraditional and

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Attorney General Delaney Will Not Seek Second Term

Michael Delaney has announced Tuesday, he’s not seeking reappointment as NH Attorney General. Delaney said he has decided to make a change after serving four years as AG, Governor Maggie Hassan released a statement. “Through nearly a decade and a

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NH House Republican Alliance Statement on HB 399

The NH house passed a bill on Wednesday protecting NH citizens from being locked up and hidden away by the Federal government. (R) Londonderry stated, “In passing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) sections 1021 and 1022, the Congress of

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Ex-Speaker’s Bill Would Prohibit Medicare Expansion

HB 271 sponsored former speaker William O’Brien would prohibit the commissioner of the department of health and human services from expanding Medicaid pursuant to Obamacare comes up for a vote in the house on Wednesday. O’Brien says expanding Medicaid is

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Burlington VT Mayor In Ad Calling for Gun Control

Miro Weinberger, Burlington’s mayor is in a national public service announcement calling for more gun control measures. Weinberger is one of 30 U.S. mayors appearing in the ad released Thursday by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, an organization formed by NY

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NH Democrats Elect Officers

On Saturday, New Hampshire Democratic Party elected Ray Buckley as party chair for a fourth term. Others officers elected were Sen. Martha Fuller Clark of Portsmouth as first vice chair, Dorothy Solomon of Albany as second vice chair, state Sen.

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NH Joins Multi-State Support of Marriage Equality

Governor Maggie Hassan and Attorney General Mike Delaney announced on Thursday, New Hampshire has joined more than a dozen other states in two amicus briefs to the United States Supreme Court defending the right to civil marriage for all couples,

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