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: February 19, 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.

Governor Sununu state of the state

Gov. Sununu lays out 2018 goals

February 16, 2018
On Thursday, February 15 Gov. Chris Sununu delivered the State of the State address to the Legislature. He highlighted some accomplishments of the state government in 2017 and... read more or have your say »
Learn about elected officals mentioned in this article: Christopher Sununu

Limit adult learning to legal residents?

February 14, 2018
On Tuesday, February 13 a Senate committee hosted a public hearing on a bill to limit adult learning programs to legal residents. Adult learning programs include classes for... read more or have your say »
Learn more about issues related to this article: State Immigration Enforcement
Learn about elected officals mentioned in this article: Andy Sanborn
family leave

Family medical leave bill moves forward

February 12, 2018
The New Hampshire House voted in favor of a state-run family and medical leave program last week. The bill, HB 628, creates a program that covers roughly two-thirds of an... read more or have your say »
Learn about elected officals mentioned in this article: Mary Stuart Gile, Laurie Sanborn
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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.

Do you support a constitutional amendment guaranteeing rights to NH crime victims – like the right to know when the person who harmed them is out on bail or the right to be heard in parole hearings?

February 16, 2018
Across the country, victims’ rights advocates are championing “Marsy’s Law” in their states. The movement, known as “Marsy’s Law for All,” wants to see every state constitution –... read more or have your say »

Should NH give state agencies less time to review and approve business permit and license applications?

February 16, 2018
In his State of the State speech February 15, Governor Chris Sununu urged the Legislature to pass a bill that will cut down on the time state agencies have to respond to various... 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.

Alcohol for 20-year-olds?

February 16, 2018
A bill being considered by the New Hampshire Legislature, HB 1753, would allow 20-year-olds to drink on private property, but it would still be illegal to sell alcohol to anyone... read more
Learn more about issues related to this article: Drinking Age

Banning sobriety checkpoints

February 15, 2018
HB 1283 would ban sobriety checkpoints in New Hampshire. Sobriety checkpoints are currently legal in New Hampshire, but law enforcement agencies wishing to hold one need to get... read more
Learn more about issues related to this article: DUI Laws

Offshore drilling in NH?

February 12, 2018
The administration of President Donald Trump has announced plans to open nearly all U.S. offshore waters to oil and gas drilling. The proposal would include previously off-limits... read more
Learn about elected officals mentioned in this article: Donald Trump
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