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Last updated: August 13, 2018. This page is updated every Monday.

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Open carry in NH

August 9, 2018
In New Hampshire it is generally legal to carry a handgun openly or concealed without a license. However, there are some restrictions on open carry. Open carry in schools Federal... read more or have your say »
Learn more about issues related to this article: Gun Laws

Keno in NH

August 6, 2018
Keno sales started in New Hampshire on December 15, 2017. As of the summer of 2018, 63 towns and cities in New Hampshire allow keno at bars and restaurants. What is keno? The New... read more or have your say »
Learn more about issues related to this article: Gambling



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Making the police “Laurie List” public?

August 8, 2018
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) chapter in New Hampshire is pushing the attorney general to make a full, public release of the 171 names on the “Laurie list.” The list... read more or have your say »


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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.

Higher rates for biomass power?

August 6, 2018
In June, Sununu vetoed SB 365, a bill that would require Eversource and other NH utilities to pay above-market rates to the state’s six biomass (wood-burning) power plants. The... read more
Learn about elected officals mentioned in this article: Christopher Sununu




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