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 Aug. 21: Granite State deemed drought disaster

Aug 21, 2016

Persistent hot and dry weather conditions were enough for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to declare 10 counties as drought disaster areas.

The declaration allows farmers in Rockingham, Strafford, Hillsborough, Cheshire, Sullivan, Merrimack, Grafton, Coos, Carroll and Belknap counties...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Aug. 14: Politics in the dog days (and drought) of August

Aug 14, 2016

Tim Kaine brought the Democratic ticket for president to the Granite State on Saturday.

The running mate to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held a rally at St. Anselm College in Manchester. He railed against Republican...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Aug. 7: Trump reverberates in New Hampshire

Aug 07, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump generated a lot of headlines in the Granite State this week, both by being here, as he was Saturday, and while not being here.

At a rally in Windham High School, Trump mocked his...Read more

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NH Week in Review for July 31: New Hampshire at DNC in Philadelphia

Jul 31, 2016

This week in Philadelphia it was the Democrats’ turn to hold their national convention as they formalized Hillary Clinton as their nominee for president.

The week wasn’t without its political divisions as supporters of...Read more

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NH Week in Review for July 24: New Hampshire at RNC in Cleveland

Jul 24, 2016

National attention was focused last week on Cleveland, Ohio, and New Hampshire certainly had a role at the Republican National Convention there.

From Dump Trump to putting Hillary Clinton in front of a firing squad, Granite...Read more

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NH Week in Review for July 17: State starts testing blood for water contaminants

Jul 17, 2016

The state this week started a process to test the blood of anyone who might have consumed contaminated water in various parts of New Hampshire.

Under the supervision of the state Department of Health and Human Services,...Read more

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NH Week in Review for July 10: Election season in full swing

Jul 10, 2016

The end of the legislative session puts greater attention on the many races for public office in New Hampshire.

The Fourth of July holiday was prime time for candidates to get out and about, walking in parades that many communities hold. See an NH1 story...Read more

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NH Week in Review for July 3: Sununu backs Planned Parenthood contract

Jul 03, 2016

Last year, Executive Councilor Christopher Sununu was the swing vote to deny Planned Parenthood a state contract for health services.

On Wednesday, he was the swing vote again, this time to approve a $638,000 contract for...Read more

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NH Week in Review for June 26: More bills signed to fight drug crisis

Jun 26, 2016

If there’s an overriding theme as the curtain closes on this year’s legislative session, it’s the heroin and opioid epidemic and what lawmakers and the governor have done to fight it. This week, as in other recent weeks, Gov....Read more

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NH Week in Review for June 19: Granite Hammer funded for state

Jun 19, 2016

Operation Granite Hammer, used in Manchester to fight heroin distribution, will be rolled out statewide as a result of action taken this week in the Statehouse.

The Legislature, called back to Concord on Thursday to...Read more

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