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 Jan. 15: Legislature gets to work on hot-button issues

Jan 15, 2017

The New Hampshire Legislature got to work this week on two hot-button political issues -- right to work and concealed carry without a permit -- with better chances than past years they’ll prevail because Republicans control the House, the Senate, and the corner office.

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NH Week in Review for Jan. 8: New governor, lawmakers get to work

Jan 08, 2017

It was a week of swearing in ceremonies -- for governor, for U.S. senator, and for U.S. representatives. And no sooner had the ceremonies concluded, the work of policy and politics began.

The week started with the resignation of Maggie Hassan...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Jan. 1: A look back, and look ahead

Jan 01, 2017

In wishing a happy and healthy new year to everyone, we look back at significant events that shaped political and policy issues in the Granite State in 2016 -- and will continue to shape them in 2017.

The coming administration of ...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Dec. 24: Report advises state must do more for at-risk children

Dec 24, 2016

A report issued this week said New Hampshire policy makers must address shortfalls in the state Department of Youth, Children and Families (DCYF).

The report - “Quality Assurance Review of the...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Dec. 18: New Hampshire prepares for governor transition

Dec 18, 2016

New Hampshire won’t have a sitting governor come January for a couple of days.

Outgoing Gov. Maggie Hassan will resign Jan. 3 in order to become a U.S. senator. Incoming Gov....Read more

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NH Week in Review for Dec. 11: Mount Washington hotel idea gets airing

Dec 11, 2016

A proposal by owners of the Cog Railway to build a hotel on Mount Washington got its first public airing this week before the Coos County Planning Board.

No decisions were made on the idea to build a hotel with about 35 rooms and full-service restaurant on land the Cog Railway owns on the...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Sunday, Dec. 4: Republicans consolidate their power base

Dec 04, 2016

Republican Gov.-elect Christopher Sununu is preparing for inauguation and writing a new budget that will guide state spending from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019.

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NH Week in Review for Nov. 27: State agencies make funding requests

Nov 27, 2016

State agencies this week made their cases for more money in the new biennium budget at the ongoing hearings at the State House in Concord.

The attorney general needs another medical examiner. The community colleges will trade a...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Nov. 20: Work starts on new state budget

Nov 20, 2016

Outgoing Gov. Maggie Hassan started process to create a new state budget; incoming Gov. Christopher Sununu will finish it.

The state’s current two-year...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Nov. 13: Election Day in the state made history

Nov 13, 2016

For the first time in not only state history, but the country’s as well, New Hampshire elected an all-woman, all Democratic delegation to represent the state in Washington, D.C..

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is the senior member of the...Read more

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