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 Sept. 17: Election law tested in court

Sep 17, 2017

The state law that seeks to tighten proof of residency for the purposes of voting got a legal litmus test this week in court.

A judge let the crux of the law stand, but ruled against the legal penalties for those who might violate it.

The law applies to those people seeking to...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Sept. 10: Voter fraud allegations surface again

Sep 10, 2017

Here we go again. The Trump Administration is saying yet again that voter fraud in New Hampshire during the 2016 election influenced the outcome. Only this time it’s not coming from Donald Trump, it’s coming from the Election Integrity Commission he...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Sept. 3: A rocky road for some going back to school

Sep 03, 2017

Back to school this week raised some issues in certain districts, the lack of bus drivers chief among them.

School districts in Northwood and Wakefield had to change the start of school because there weren’t enough certified drivers to cover all the bus routes.

In Wakefield, it...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Aug. 27: Voter reform law challenged

Aug 27, 2017

Election reform and voter fraud took the stage this week in featured roles. The state’s new voter residency requirement law was challenged in court, while the election fraud commission of President Donald Trump...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Aug. 20: Charlottesville tumult shakes Granite State

Aug 20, 2017

The social and political issues from the clash in Charlottesville, VA between white nationalists and counter-demonstraters that shook Washington, D.C. also rattled tensions this week in New Hampshire.

A white nationalist featured in media coverage of the events in Charlottesville is in...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Aug. 13: Agreement reached on release of voter data

Aug 13, 2017

Data about New Hampshire voters will be handed over to a federal election commission, but in a form that is hard to manipulate, according to an agreement reached this week in court.

Rather than give the Election Integrity Commission a digital database that raised some privacy concerns,...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Aug. 6: Outrage greets Trump comments about state as drug den

Aug 06, 2017

Forgive Granite Staters if they’re feeling a little put upon by the president of the United States.

First, Donald Trump accused New Hampshire of being party to massive...Read more

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Week in Review for July 30: Health care debate resonates in NH

Jul 30, 2017

The health care debate in Washington, D.C. this week resonated loudly in the Granite State. And it wasn’t the only national policy issue that reverberated in the state. So did the president’s announcement that he intends to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military.

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NH Week in Review for July 23: Work begins on implementing marijuana decriminalization

Jul 23, 2017

Lawmakers’ work to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana culmated with Gov. Christopher Sununu signing HB 640 into law this week. Now the work...Read more

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NH Week in Review for July 16: Full-day kindergarten, residency requirement become law

Jul 16, 2017

Bills signed into law this week by Gov. Christopher Sununu provide funding for full-day kindergarten in any school district and set stricter standards for voters to prove they live in New Hampshire.

“The investments made today will give New...Read more

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