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 Oct. 2: Ayotte, Hassan finally go head to head

Oct 02, 2016

The combatants for the U.S. Senate -- incumbent Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte and Democratic challenger Gov. Maggie Hassan -- met Friday in the first of five debates,...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Sept. 25: Campaigns now in high gear

Sep 25, 2016

With the one-on-one contests for public office now in place -- thanks to results from the primary day election September 13 -- candidates are now in a final sprint toward the election day finish line November 8.

With election day approaching, the Granite State is in the national spotlight...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Sept 18 - Low turnout primary results in close races

Sep 18, 2016

New Hampshire voters headed to the polls this week to select candidates for state and federal offices, from the hotly contested race to replace Gov. Maggie Hassan to a tight contest for the nomination in two of the state's Congressional districts.

Earlier, Secretary of State William...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Sept. 11: Court backs towns in education funding dispute

Sep 11, 2016

A legislative-mandated cap on public education funding was ruled unconstitutional this week by a Superior Court judge.

The lawsuit challenging the funding limits was brought by the city of Dover, but 40...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Sept. 4: Primary election looms

Sep 04, 2016

The Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer and the final sprint of campaigning for the Democrats and Republicans who have a primary election contest Sept. 13 to resolve.

At the top of that agenda is the effort of U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte to hold off a challenge from fellow...Read more

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NH Week in Review for Aug. 28: Trump returns, Johnson makes first foray to New Hampshire

Aug 28, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made a return trip to the Granite State on Thursday, while the Libertarian Party candidate—Gary Johnson—made his first visit to the state.

It was Trump’s second...Read more

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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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