Dean Spiliotes http://nhpr.org en New Hampshire House And Senate Leaders Reflect On The Legislative Year http://nhpr.org/post/new-hampshire-house-and-senate-leaders-reflect-legislative-year <p><span style='line-height: 200%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;'>It was six months of battles, bargains and balancing. Debates on medical marijuana, voter ID, and taxes all took center stage. A proposed casino was nixed, and after months of number crunching, a biennial budget was built, and&nbsp;all of this done&nbsp;under the watchful eye of a new governor. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Dean Spiliotes 30972 at http://nhpr.org New Hampshire House And Senate Leaders Reflect On The Legislative Year Constitutionally Speaking About The 10th Amendment. http://nhpr.org/post/constitutionally-speaking-about-10th-amendment <p>The 10th Amendment reserves powers not delegated to the federal government back to the states. But where the line between federal and state power lies has been debated for centuries, including recent debates over gay marriage, gun rights and abortion.&nbsp; We’ll take stock of the Tenth Amendment, and the implications for policy that flow from it.</p><p></p><p>Guests</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Dean Spiliotes 30894 at http://nhpr.org Constitutionally Speaking About The 10th Amendment. Our Friday NH News Roundup - Week of June 17th http://nhpr.org/post/our-friday-nh-news-roundup-week-june-17th <p>Lawmakers have reached a tentative deal on the biennial budget, but whether or not that includes Medicare expansion as been tabled until October. They also appear to have found middle ground on medical marijuana and a women's prison.&nbsp; A gathering against gun violence gets rowdy and ends with police and a taser. And dodge ball gets a second chance in one New Hampshire school district.&nbsp; We'll look at the big New Hampshire stories of the week of June 17th.</p><p></p><p><strong>Guests</strong></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Dean Spiliotes 29823 at http://nhpr.org Our Friday NH News Roundup - Week of June 17th A Roundtable Of Granite Staters On The Turmoil In Turkey http://nhpr.org/post/roundtable-granite-staters-turmoil-turkey <p><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 200%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial', 'sans-serif'; FONT-SIZE: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA">Protests against the Prime Minister Erdogan&nbsp;continue this week after a violent crackdown sparked national protests. While some point to the Arab Spring as a comparison, a secular Turkey is its own special case. We’ll look at what’s happening in the region, and implication for American foreign policy.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Dean Spiliotes 29753 at http://nhpr.org A Roundtable Of Granite Staters On The Turmoil In Turkey The Small-State Advantage? http://nhpr.org/post/small-state-advantage <p>In the current American political system, some say larger states can be at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to political representation in the U.S. Senate and electoral college, to a degree some say the Founders likely never imagined. Some are clamoring for a remedy of some sort, while&nbsp;others suggest the two Senators per State model still plays an important role in balancing political power. We'll look at both sides of this debate.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><strong>Guests</strong></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Dean Spiliotes 29672 at http://nhpr.org The Small-State Advantage? The Roberts Court http://nhpr.org/post/roberts-court <p>In a new book, veteran Washington Correspondent Marcia Coyle explores the inner workings of the Supreme Court under the leadership of Chief Justice John Roberts.&nbsp; Coyle examines how the Roberts Court has dealt with some of the most incendiary issues of the day – including gay marriage, health care, second amendment rights, and campaign finance reform.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><strong>Guest</strong></p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Dean Spiliotes 29647 at http://nhpr.org The Roberts Court Party Relations... Post-election! http://nhpr.org/post/party-relations-post-election <p>The New Hampshire GOP’s heyday appears to be over for now, with Democrats gaining seats in the state Senate, winning a majority in the House, and taking the corner office. This follows a rancorous period of governing and campaigning …attack ads, finger pointing and name calling. So, how do we move on from here?&nbsp;&nbsp;Today we'll talk with party members and see if we can all 'get along'.</p><p><strong>Guests</strong></p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Dean Spiliotes 16465 at http://nhpr.org Party Relations... Post-election! The Protectionism Predicament! http://nhpr.org/post/protectionism-predicament <p>Tariffs, quotas, import-limiting regulations are all on the rise, with countries increasingly trying to boost their own economies. Friday on the Exchange, we'll look at the protectionism predicament.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Dean Spiliotes 8637 at http://nhpr.org The Protectionism Predicament! Wanted: A Grand Strategy for American Foreign Policy http://nhpr.org/post/wanted-grand-strategy-american-foreign-policy <p>When it comes to foreign policy, politicians and experts have different thoughts on how to proceed. Thursday on the Exchange, we'll explore some of those ideas for a new grand strategy for U.S. foriegn policy.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Dean Spiliotes 8569 at http://nhpr.org Wanted: A Grand Strategy for American Foreign Policy