Gene Chandler http://nhpr.org en Legislative Roundtable: Reflections On 2014 http://nhpr.org/post/legislative-roundtable-reflections-2014 <p>We're sitting down with a panel of House and Senate leaders to look back on the year in the legislature. It was a year of victories for supporters of Medicaid Expansion, but of disappointment for casino backers and death penalty opponents.&nbsp; And it ended with several major players announcing they’re getting out of the game and retiring from politics.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><strong>GUESTS:</strong></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 49758 at http://nhpr.org Legislative Roundtable: Reflections On 2014 Bill Proposes Mandatory Fines For All Hiker Rescues http://nhpr.org/post/bill-proposes-mandatory-fines-all-hiker-rescues <p>Hikers could be charged for their&nbsp; rescues even if they didn’t do anything wrong under a bill being filed by the NH House’s top republican.</p><p>Currently much of the money for rescue operations carried out by New Hampshire Fish and Game comes from fees such as licenses for hunting, fishing and snowmobiles.</p><p>Only those guilty of the most reckless behavior risk having to pay for their rescues.</p><p>But rescues cost about $300,000 a year, says Major Kevin Jordan, of Fish and Game.</p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 13:53:08 +0000 Chris Jensen 19103 at http://nhpr.org Bill Proposes Mandatory Fines For All Hiker Rescues New Leaders Call for New Tone at Statehouse http://nhpr.org/post/new-leaders-call-new-tone-statehouse <p>It's called Organization Day at the Statehouse - it's the day lawmakers are sworn in, leaders are elected, and, as they say, the future is yet unwritten.</p><p>NHPR's political reporter <strong>Josh Rogers</strong> joins <em>All Things Considered </em>host Brady Carlson with more on the House and Senate leaders and whether their calls for a new tone in the legislature were comments on the previous legislative session.</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 22:36:17 +0000 Brady Carlson & Josh Rogers 17990 at http://nhpr.org New Leaders Call for New Tone at Statehouse