Legal Assistance http://nhpr.org en Granite United Way's 2-1-1 Connects People and Services http://nhpr.org/post/granite-united-ways-2-1-1-connects-people-and-services-0 <p>The <a href="http://www.graniteuw.org/" target="_blank">Granite United Way</a>&#39;s 2-1-1 New Hampshire service is a directory assistance of services available in the state. It puts those in need in touch with the services that can help.</p><p>Cassie called 2-1-1 for help with disability rights when she ran into trouble with her housing arrangement. Her landlord had issued an eviction notice after she acquired a dog, because her lease forbids pets from the building. But Cassie&#39;s dog isn&#39;t a pet; she&#39;s a psychiatric service dog that provided therapeutic assistance.</p> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter, Lois Shea & Andrew Parrella 36454 at http://nhpr.org Granite United Way's 2-1-1 Connects People and Services Granite United Way's 2-1-1 Connects People and Services http://nhpr.org/post/granite-united-ways-2-1-1-connects-people-and-services <p>The <a href="http://www.graniteuw.org/" target="_blank">Granite United Way</a>'s 2-1-1 New Hampshire service is a directory assistance of services available in the state. It puts those in need in touch with the services that can help.</p><p>Cassie called 2-1-1 for help with disability rights when she ran into trouble with her housing arrangement. Her landlord had issued an eviction notice after she acquired a dog, because her lease forbids pets from the building. But Cassie's dog isn't a pet; she's a psychiatric service dog that provided therapeutic assistance.</p> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 23619 at http://nhpr.org Granite United Way's 2-1-1 Connects People and Services How North Country Reps Voted On Bill that Would Reduce Legal Services for the Poor http://nhpr.org/post/how-north-country-reps-voted-bill-would-reduce-legal-services-poor <p>&nbsp;</p><p>A bill critics say would reduce funding for legal services for the poor was sponsored by Gregory Sorg, a Republican from Easton, and heavily favored by North Country representatives.</p><p>The bill -<a href="http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/legislation/2012/HB1395.html"> HB 1395</a> - passed the House 235 &ndash; 99. &nbsp;It now goes to the Senate.</p><p>Eight North Country representatives &ndash; all Republicans &ndash; voted in favor.</p><p>Four North Country representatives &ndash; all Democrats &ndash; voted against it.</p><p>Four legislators were excused from voting.</p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 18:00:03 +0000 Chris Jensen 2974 at http://nhpr.org