Week in Review

The Week in Review carefully examines the latest developments affecting civic life in New Hampshire over the past week and what they mean for citizens. 

NH Week in Review for Aug. 13: Agreement reached on release of voter data

Aug 13, 2017

Data about New Hampshire voters will be handed over to a federal election commission, but in a form that is hard to manipulate, according to an agreement reached this week in court.

Rather than give the Election Integrity Commission a digital database that raised some privacy concerns,...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Aug. 6: Outrage greets Trump comments about state as drug den

Aug 06, 2017

Forgive Granite Staters if they’re feeling a little put upon by the president of the United States.

First, Donald Trump accused New Hampshire of being party to massive...Read more

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Week in Review for July 30: Health care debate resonates in NH

Jul 30, 2017

The health care debate in Washington, D.C. this week resonated loudly in the Granite State. And it wasn’t the only national policy issue that reverberated in the state. So did the president’s announcement that he intends to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military.

The...Read more

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NH Week in Review for July 23: Work begins on implementing marijuana decriminalization

Jul 23, 2017

Lawmakers’ work to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana culmated with Gov. Christopher Sununu signing HB 640 into law this week. Now the work...Read more

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NH Week in Review for July 16: Full-day kindergarten, residency requirement become law

Jul 16, 2017

Bills signed into law this week by Gov. Christopher Sununu provide funding for full-day kindergarten in any school district and set stricter standards for voters to prove they live in New Hampshire.

“The investments made today will give New...Read more

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NH Week in Review for July 9: Voter data release stirs political pot

Jul 09, 2017

Handing over voter information to a commission empanelled by President Donald Trump to investigate election fraud nationwide has New Hampshire politicians taking sides for and against.

New Hampshire is an epicenter in this political quake because 1...Read more

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NH Week in Review for July 2: Bills become laws as Sununu signs legislation

Jul 02, 2017

Gov. Christopher Sununu signed dozens of bills this week, including the new state budget that starts on July 1 and a new school choice option.

The $11.7 billion operating budget...Read more

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NH Week in Review for June 25: Republican two-year budget takes effect July 1

Jun 25, 2017

There are no claims of bipartisanship in the state budget adopted Thursday by a Republican House and Republican Senate and endorsed by a Republican governor.

Gov. Chris Sununu in fact lauded Republican...Read more

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NH Week in Review for June 18: Pared budget heads to House and Senate for vote

Jun 18, 2017

The proposed state budget started at $12.1 billion when it was offered by Gov. Christopher Sununu back in February. It now stands at $11.7 billion with this week’s action by a conference committee of the House and...Read more

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NH Week in Review for June 11: Politics could snag budget approval

Jun 11, 2017

A conference committee of N.H. House and Senate members this week started negotiations on the new state budget for fiscal years 2018 and 2019.

But even if those lawmakers agree on a spending package that is due to start July 1, the budget could face...Read more

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