CCNH Highlights

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Every week, we help you dig deeper into the policy issues that shape life in the Granite State. Explore our highlights to learn about the latest news, discuss hot policy questions, and engage with other New Hampshire citizens.

Last updated: May 14, 2018. This page is updated every Monday

Behind the News

Our articles get behind the news to give you deeper insight into how policies are made, exploring both sides of every issue.

medicaid

Medicaid expansion bill heads to Gov. Sununu

May 11, 2018
The House and Senate have agreed to continue expanded Medicaid eligibility for another five years in New Hampshire. The bill to continue Medicaid expansion, SB 313, now heads to... read more or have your say »
Learn more about issues related to this article: Medicaid Expansion
working mom

NH ranks in the middle of states for working moms

May 9, 2018
New Hampshire came in 19th in a new ranking of the best states for working moms. The WalletHub ranking included fifteen measures, from day-care quality to the ratio of female... read more or have your say »
birth control over the counter

NH likely to get birth control over the counter

May 7, 2018
On Thursday, May 3rd the Senate approved a bill to allow birth control over-the-counter. The bill, HB 1822, would allow a woman to purchase hormonal contraceptives directly from a... read more or have your say »
Learn more about issues related to this article: Contraception
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Featured Issue

Our issue pages provide in-depth background on key policy debates, from the latest updates to voting records and detailed pro and con arguments.

Veterans and the Military

May 11, 2018
If you have served in the U.S. military, you are entitled to benefits at both the state and federal level.  State benefits generally fall under the umbrella of the New Hampshire... read more or have your say »

Drones

May 10, 2018
Unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as UAVs or drones, are increasing in popularity. Federal law on drones Right now, anyone must register a drone between 0.55 and 55 pounds... read more or have your say »
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Trending Discussions

We ask New Hampshire citizens for their opinions on current issues every day, inviting them to respond on our website or through Facebook.

ban on conversion therapy

Should Gov. Sununu sign HB 587, a ban on gay conversion therapy for minors?

May 11, 2018
On Thursday, May 10 the New Hampshire House and Senate agreed on a final version of HB 587, a bill to ban conversion therapy for anyone under age eighteen. Conversion therapy... read more or have your say »
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Citizen Voices®

The results of our most popular daily discussions are summarized as Citizen Voices reports. These are sent to media and interested citizens and, when relevant, presented as testimony at public hearings.

School choice the right choice for NH?

May 11, 2018
SB 193 would allow some students, such as those with special needs or lower-income families, to receive their per-pupil share of state education funding as a scholarship for... read more

Banning abortion after twenty weeks?

May 10, 2018
Pro-life advocates believe that fetuses can feel pain at 20 weeks. The youngest reported baby to survive outside the womb was in gestation just under 22 weeks. Pro-choice... read more
Learn more about issues related to this article: Abortion Restrictions
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