CCNH Highlights

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: April 23, 2018. This page is updated every Monday

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Senate passes assessment opt-out

April 20, 2018
On Thursday, April 19 the state Senate passed a bill that allows parents to opt their children out of statewide assessment tests, without penalty. The bill, HB 1744, now heads to... read more or have your say »
Learn more about issues related to this article: Common Core
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NH faces $71 million budget shortfall for hospitals

April 18, 2018
Following a federal court decision, the New Hampshire government owes hospitals in the state $71 million for uncompensated care. About uncompensated care The court case concerns... read more or have your say »
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Due process problem for mental health patients

April 16, 2018
According to state law, any mental health patient sent involuntarily to the state hospital has a right to a court hearing within three days of admission. However, overcrowding... read more or have your say »
Learn more about issues related to this article: Mental Health



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Should NH have a law against using a drone or similar technology to observe or record people over private property?

April 20, 2018
This May the New Hampshire Senate will vote on a bill to limit drones over private property. The bill, HB 1627, would specifically prohibit any use of a drone to observe or record... read more or have your say »

Do you support Gov. Sununu’s efforts to get more seasonal foreign worker visas for NH businesses?

April 16, 2018
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has written a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security and federal labor department officials asking them to raise the number of visas... read more or have your say »





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