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 Feb. 19: Edelblut approved, right to work defeated

Feb 19, 2017

Gov. Christopher Sununu picked up a win this week with the Executive Council’s approval of his choice of Frank Edelblut as education commissioner. But the Republican governor lost on...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Feb. 12: Sununu delivers budget to Legislature

Feb 12, 2017

After just four weeks in office, Gov. Christopher Sununu on Thursday delivered his proposed $12.1 billion budget to the state Legislature for the next two fiscal years.

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NH Week in Review for Feb. 5: Ayotte, casino gambling re-emerge

Feb 05, 2017

Kelly Ayotte re-surfaced in Washington, D.C., this week as President Donald Trump’s emissary to help his Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, navigate the U.S. Senate toward confirmation...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Jan. 29: Delegation responds to Trump initiatives

Jan 29, 2017

President Donald Trump’s first full week in office produced a flurry of executive orders, on top of pending appointments to his cabinet, that kept New Hampshire’s congressional delegation busy with responses, most of them critical.

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NH Week in Review for Jan. 22: Right to work, concealed carry get Senate OK

Jan 22, 2017

So far this legislative session, the issues of right-to-work and concealed carry have two of three approvals - from a divided state Senate this week and with the approval of the new...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Jan. 15: Legislature gets to work on hot-button issues

Jan 15, 2017

The New Hampshire Legislature got to work this week on two hot-button political issues -- right to work and concealed carry without a permit -- with better chances than past years they’ll prevail because Republicans control the House, the Senate, and the corner office.

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NH Week in Review for Jan. 8: New governor, lawmakers get to work

Jan 08, 2017

It was a week of swearing in ceremonies -- for governor, for U.S. senator, and for U.S. representatives. And no sooner had the ceremonies concluded, the work of policy and politics began.

The week started with the resignation of Maggie Hassan...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Jan. 1: A look back, and look ahead

Jan 01, 2017

In wishing a happy and healthy new year to everyone, we look back at significant events that shaped political and policy issues in the Granite State in 2016 -- and will continue to shape them in 2017.

The coming administration of ...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Dec. 24: Report advises state must do more for at-risk children

Dec 24, 2016

A report issued this week said New Hampshire policy makers must address shortfalls in the state Department of Youth, Children and Families (DCYF).

The report - “Quality Assurance Review of the...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Dec. 18: New Hampshire prepares for governor transition

Dec 18, 2016

New Hampshire won’t have a sitting governor come January for a couple of days.

Outgoing Gov. Maggie Hassan will resign Jan. 3 in order to become a U.S. senator. Incoming Gov....Read more

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