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 March 26: Tug-of-war over full-day kindergarten

Mar 26, 2017

One of the hallmarks of the biennial budget proposal offered by Gov. Christopher Sununu in February was his offer of a funding mechanism for school districts across the state to offer full-day kindergarten.

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NH Week in Review for March 19: Stella creates weather and Town Meeting havoc

Mar 19, 2017

Two New Hampshire traditions, a March snowstorm and Town Meeting elections, collided on Tuesday.

The storm -- a classic Nor’easter named Stella that reached blizzard proportions in some areas -- closed schools and businesses, made driving a hazard, and knocked out power for thousands. The...Read more

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NH Week in Review for March 12: House stalls transgender protection

Mar 12, 2017

Social issues -- in particular, whether transgender individuals deserve specific protection by state statute -- took the stage this week at the State House.

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NH Week in Review for March 5: The Bay State in the Granite State news cycle

Mar 05, 2017

Twice this week, neighboring Massachusetts had a bearing on what was going on here in New Hampshire.

First, it was news that New Hampshire placed second to Massachusetts in a ranking of best states in America. Then, it was news of Gov....Read more

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NH Week in Review for Feb. 26: Sununu signs concealed carry permit repeal

Feb 26, 2017

As he said he would, Gov. Christopher Sununu signed legislation that repeals the requirement for a permit to carry a concealed weapon, saying, “This is about safety.”

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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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