Friday N.H. News Roundup http://nhpr.org en Friday N.H. News Roundup - Weeks Of December 23rd and 30th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-weeks-december-23rd-and-30th <p>We're looking at the news of the past weeks, from a $72 million budget surplus to new laws in effect and bills under consideration.</p><p><strong>GUESTS:</strong></p><ul><li><strong>Norma Love</strong> - State House Reporter for the AP</li><li><strong>Garry Rayno</strong> - State House Reporter for the Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News</li><li><strong>Dean Spiliotes</strong> - Civic Scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at Southern New Hampshire University and author of the website NHPoliticalCapital.com<br /></li></ul><p><strong>Stories of the week:</strong></p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 41124 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Weeks Of December 23rd and 30th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of December 16th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-december-16th <p>We're looking at some of the top stories of the week, from the onset of winter weather, to the continued heat-up of the 2016 political conversation.</p><p></p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 40463 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of December 16th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of December 9th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-december-9th <p>New Hampshire joins seven other states in the Northeast in asking the EPA to crackdown on air pollution coming into the region. The investigation continues into charges against Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams, including complaints from female employees. And after more debate than you might expect, UNH has introduced a new logo.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 40034 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of December 9th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of December 2nd http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-december-2nd <p>We're looking at some of the top stories of the week:</p><ul><li>The man convicted of infecting dozens of patients with Hepatitis-C is sentenced to four decades in prison.</li><li>New Hampshire’s Transportation Commissioner has dire predictions about his department’s finances and its future.</li><li>A longtime fixture of New Hampshire politics gets ready for a comeback.</li></ul><p><u><strong>GUESTS:</strong></u></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 39632 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of December 2nd Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of November 18th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-november-18th <p>We’re looking at some of the top stories of the week, from the downfall of a Medicaid expansion compromise, to the Business and Industry Association’s release of a Strategic Economic Plan. Also this week, a New Hampshire coffee roaster scored a major victory against Starbucks,&nbsp; and Granite Staters observe the half-century anniversary of the Kennedy assassination.</p><p><strong>GUESTS:</strong></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 38926 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of November 18th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of November 11th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-november-11th <p>We'll look at several stories, from the death of longtime North country councilor Ray Burton, and more testimony and more support for Medicaid expansion in the legislature, to a private school in Manchester that hosted the first statewide 'rock-paper-scissors' contest.</p><p></p><p><strong>GUESTS:</strong></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 38537 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of November 11th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of November 4th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-november-4th <p>On tomorrow's roundup: the New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled on the state’s only Death Penalty case, largely upholding the conviction. The state legislature opens a special session to decide Medicaid expansion. And cities around the Granite State held elections this week, with voters stating their preferences for Mayor, council, and other local offices.</p><p><u><strong>GUESTS:</strong></u></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 38135 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of November 4th Friday N.H. News Roundup: Week Of October 28th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-october-28th <p>It’s our Friday New Hampshire News Roundup.&nbsp;&nbsp; Executive Councilor Ray Burton, a fixture of North Country Politics says he won’t seek re-election next year due to health reasons.&nbsp; A Legislative committee opens an ethics investigation into a former Senate President and the Granite State goes crazy once again…as the Boston Red Sox win the World Series. We'll look at the top stories of the week of October 28th!</p><p><strong>Guests</strong></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 37798 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup: Week Of October 28th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of October 21th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-october-21th <p>We're following some of the top stories of the week, from Common Core heating up, to the sale of NH rest area names, to the World Series opening games.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p><ul><li><strong>Ben Leubsdorf</strong>- staff reporter at the Concord Monitor, covering New Hampshire politics and state government</li><li><strong>Josh Rogers</strong> - NHPR's senior political reporter</li><li><strong>Dean Spiliotes:</strong> Civic Scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at Southern New Hampshire University and author of the website NHPoliticalCapital.com.</li></ul> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 37342 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of October 21th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of October 14th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-october-14th <p>We're following some of the top stories of the week, from Kelly Ayotte’s national visibility, to the Medicaid Commission’s final recommendation, to one graffiti case opened and another closed.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p><p><strong>•Norma Love</strong>- Statehouse Reporter for the Associated Press</p><p>• <strong>Dean Spiliotes</strong>: civic scholar in the school of arts and sciences at Southern New Hampshire University and author of the website nhpoliticalcapital.com.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 36936 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of October 14th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of October 7th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-october-7th <p>Among other news this week, Granite Staters continue to feel the strain from the partial Federal government shutdown, the special commission studying Medicaid expansion recommends a plan to go forward,a deal is struck to sell granite state wind power to the bay state, and Portsmouth debates the merits of a man-made ice rink at Strawbery Banke.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 36549 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of October 7th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week of Sept. 30th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-sept-30th <p>It’s our Friday New Hampshire News Roundup!&nbsp;&nbsp; The Federal Government Shutdown shows up in the Granite State, with lots of questions about short and long-term impacts.&nbsp; New Hampshire experiences the rollout of the Affordable Care Act’s new Health Insurance Marketplaces.&nbsp; And Granite State equestrians protest proposed new rules about how and where they can ride.&nbsp; We look at New Hampshire news stories that Granite Staters are talking about for the week of September 30<sup>th</sup>.</p><p></p><p><strong>Guests</strong></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 36189 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week of Sept. 30th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week of September 23rd http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-september-23rd <p>This week, the U.S. Department of Energy heard from Granite Staters in packed public hearings on the Northern Pass project, former first district Congressman Republican Frank Guinta said he wants his old seat back from Carol Shea-Porter,&nbsp; and a beloved tradition turns tragic, with the deaths of two cyclists during the 40th annual Seacoast Century ride.</p><p></p><p><u><strong>Guests: </strong></u></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 35696 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week of September 23rd Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week of September 16th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-september-16th <p>State senators grill Anthem officials, as the state’s biggest insurer rolls out its new health insurance exchange&nbsp;product.&nbsp; New census numbers show New Hampshire has the nation’s lowest poverty rate at eight point one percent.&nbsp; And, the Granite State joins the Bay State in a lawsuit over new federal fishing regulations.</p><p><strong><u>Guests:</u></strong></p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 35282 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week of September 16th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week of September 9th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-september-9th <p><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">This week, the Medicaid expansion commission wrapped up phase one of its work, looking at an alternative based much more on private markets. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 34845 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week of September 9th