Friday NH News Roundup http://nhpr.org en Friday N.H. News Roundup - April 18, 2014 http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-april-18-2014 <p>We’re looking at the stories of the week: the state Senate 'tables' bill to repeal the death penalty, leaving it in place for now, the state’s hospital is ruled unconstitutional, and the son of retired Yankees legend Mariano Rivera is playing baseball in Laconia this summer.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS: </u></strong></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 46941 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - April 18, 2014 Friday N.H. News Roundup - April 11, 2014 http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-april-11-2014 <p>We’re looking at the stories of the week: the Speaker of the House is optimistic about passage of the 4.2 cent gas tax increase, Scott Brown has officially announced his candidacy for the US Senate, and gender pay equity&nbsp; was spotlighted by Governor Hassan.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS: </u></strong></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 46538 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - April 11, 2014 Next Week On The Exchange - March 17, 2014 http://nhpr.org/post/next-week-exchange-march-17-2014 <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Next week on <em>The Exchange</em>:</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 45084 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - March 14, 2014 http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-march-14-2014 <p>We’re looking at the stories of the week: town meetings across New Hampshire, 25-page complaint released about Jim Reams, and the House votes to pass the death penalty repeal.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 45023 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - March 14, 2014 Friday N.H. News Roundup - Mar. 7th, 2014 http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-mar-7th-2014 <p>We’re looking at the stories of the week: former U.S. Senator Bob Smith launches his campaign to regain his old seat, a state Senate committee approves a 4 cent gas tax increase, and Granite State Unemployment dips below five percent.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 44630 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Mar. 7th, 2014 Friday N.H. News Roundup - Feb. 28th, 2014 http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-feb-28th-2014 <p>We’re looking at the stories of the week: disagreement over when to issue ID cards for medical marijuana, wood pellet manufacturers are taken by surprise by demand, &nbsp;and former Senator Bob Smith prepares to kick off his campaign to regain his old seat.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 44255 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Feb. 28th, 2014 Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of February 17th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-february-17th <p>We’re looking at the stories of the week: the gas-tax debate revs up, the House puts off a vote on a bill to ban hand-held use of cell phones while driving, &nbsp;and the city of Rochester repeals its panhandling ordinance under pressure from the ACLU.</p><p> <strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 43892 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of February 17th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of February 10th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-february-10th <p>We’re looking at the stories of the week: a bill to expand background checks for gun purchases,&nbsp; an explosion at the New Hampshire Ball Bearing plant in Peterborough, and the Granite State’s official state dog’s first appearance at the Westminster dog show.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 43549 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of February 10th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of February 3rd http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-february-3rd <p>The week of February 3rd was one headlined by political orations, snowy frustrations and Olympian ovations. Yesterday, Governor Maggie Hassan gave her first State of the State speech calling for one high-end casino, and standing firm against legalizing marijuana. UNH President Mark Huddleston gave an address of his own, defending a new $25 million athletic complex. A former high-ranking official for the Diocese of Manchester will face prison time due to theft charges, while oil company owner Fred Fuller gets a bill from a state bailout last month. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 09:50:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 43127 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of February 3rd Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of January 27th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-january-27th <p>We’re looking at the stories of the week, from statehouse debates about keno and marijuana legalization, to the Business and Industry Association’s list of bills it feels are anti-business, to the Republican National Committee’s affirmation of New Hampshire’s first in the nation primary, and a look at conditions that are affecting and reducing New Hampshire’s moose population.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 42734 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of January 27th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of January 20th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-january-20th <p>We’re looking at the stories of the week, from statehouse debates about gun control and animal cruelty, to the republican nomination for Ray Burton’s Executive Council seat, to continued scrutiny over a state representative’s run-in with some ducks.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 42318 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of January 20th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of January 13th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-january-13th <p>We're looking at the top news of the week, from recreational marijuana's first overcome hurdle, to a rejection of license plate scanners, and hearings have begun on domestic violence legislation.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 41964 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of January 13th Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of January 6th http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-week-january-6th <p>We’re looking at some of the top stories of the week, from the reconvening of the legislature for the second half of their session&nbsp; and dealing with bills from minimum wage to Medicaid Expansion, to the polar vortex with its icy grip on the Granite State, to Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas' third inaugurated, and a Bedford coffee roaster that receives national recognition as one of the best in the country.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 41552 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of January 6th 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