John Lynch http://nhpr.org en An Exit Interview: With Governor John Lynch (rebroadcast) http://nhpr.org/post/exit-interview-governor-john-lynch-rebroadcast <p>We sit with New Hampshire Governor John Lynch, as he prepares to leave the state’s “corner office”. We’ll look back with him, at his achievements, his challenges, and what advice he’d impart to Governor-elect Maggie Hassan. Our broadcast is in partnership with New Hampshire Public Television.</p><p><strong>Guest</strong></p><ul><li><strong>Governor John Lynch - </strong>New Hampshire's&nbsp;80th. Governor</li></ul> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy & La 19357 at http://nhpr.org An Exit Interview: With Governor John Lynch (rebroadcast) The Lynch Legacy http://nhpr.org/post/lynch-legacy <p>In just a few weeks, the Governor steps down, after eight years in office.&nbsp; We’ll talk with a roundtable of Granite Staters about his handling of everything from the economy to education to the environment. &nbsp;&nbsp;We’ll also look at the “Lynch Style”…a low-key approach to governing that was, at times criticized as a lack of leadership.</p><p><strong>Guests</strong></p><p><strong>Josh Rogers</strong> – Statehouse Reporter for NHPR</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 17936 at http://nhpr.org The Lynch Legacy An Exit Interview: With Governor John Lynch http://nhpr.org/post/exit-interview-governor-john-lynch <p>We sit with New Hampshire Governor John Lynch, as he prepares to leave the state’s “corner office”.&nbsp; We’ll look back with him, at his achievements, his challenges, and what advice he’d impart to Governor-elect Maggie Hassan.&nbsp; Our broadcast is in partnership with New Hampshire Public Television.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Guest</strong></p><ul><li><strong>Governor John Lynch - </strong>New Hampshire's 80th Governor</li></ul> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 17839 at http://nhpr.org An Exit Interview: With Governor John Lynch Gov. Lynch Tells The Exchange He Has No Interest In A Job In Washington, D.C. http://nhpr.org/post/gov-lynch-tells-exchange-he-has-no-interest-job-washington-dc <p> In an exit interview of sorts with The Exchange Tuesday morning, Gov. John Lynch said he has no interest in pursuing elected office in Washington, D.C.</p><p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 20:33:25 +0000 Michael Brindley 17810 at http://nhpr.org Gov. Lynch Tells The Exchange He Has No Interest In A Job In Washington, D.C. Governor Lynch Presents Families With N.H. Medal Of Honor http://nhpr.org/post/governor-lynch-presents-families-nh-medal-honor <p>Four New Hampshire servicemen were honored posthumously with the New Hampshire Medal of Honor at the State House Friday. Fri, 16 Nov 2012 22:01:36 +0000 Ryan Lessard 17041 at http://nhpr.org Governor Lynch Presents Families With N.H. Medal Of Honor Gov. Lynch Assesses Damage In Bedford http://nhpr.org/post/gov-lynch-assesses-damage-bedford <p></p><p>Governor John Lynch toured the damage to New Hampshire in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. When the governor arrived at the Bedford Operations Center late Tuesday afternoon, he learned that most of the damage in the area had already been cleaned up.</p><p>Bedford's municipal buildings and traffic lights were spared any serious damage, though around 2,000 PSNH customers are still without power. Crews from as far as Texas are helping restore service there.</p><p>Lynch praised the efforts of the emergency responders and cited the use of new media in getting the word out about the storm:</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 21:14:47 +0000 Jonathan Lynch 15836 at http://nhpr.org Gov. Lynch Assesses Damage In Bedford Lynch: State Closely Monitoring Hurricane Sandy's Progress http://nhpr.org/post/lynch-state-closely-monitoring-hurricane-sandys-progress <p>All Things Considered host Brady Carlson talks with <strong>Governor John Lynch</strong> about the state's preparations for Hurricane Sandy.</p><p></p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 21:53:13 +0000 Brady Carlson 15739 at http://nhpr.org Lynch Lends Some New Hampshire Political Capital to Obama Campaign http://nhpr.org/post/lynch-lends-some-new-hampshire-political-capital-obama-campaign <p>It's been yet another busy week in New Hampshire politics, with swinging polls, another round of debates, more ads than we can count - and a guy who's not seeking reelection getting political when it just might count.</p><p>NHPR's Josh Rogers recaps the latest New Hampshire political news with All Things Considered host Brady Carlson.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 22:10:14 +0000 Brady Carlson & Josh Rogers 14716 at http://nhpr.org Lynch Lends Some New Hampshire Political Capital to Obama Campaign Lynch Endorses Hassan http://nhpr.org/post/lynch-endorses-hassan <p>Former state senator Maggie Hassan has worked hard to cast herself as a politician in the mode of Governor John Lynch – moderate, popular, and willing to work across party lines. &nbsp;Speaking before a crowd of more than 150 people in Concord, the Governor urged a supportive crowd to believe her.</p><p>“If we want to continue what we started 8 years ago: bipartisan leadership that is making progress on the issues, that matter most to the people of NH then we need to elect Maggie Hassan as the next governor of the state of N.H.”</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 20:06:16 +0000 Josh Rogers 14440 at http://nhpr.org Lynch Endorses Hassan Governor Lynch Promotes New Hampshire Retail Industry http://nhpr.org/post/governor-lynch-promotes-new-hampshire-retail-industry <p>Governor John Lynch took to the <a href="http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlets/outlet.asp?id=101">new outlet mall in Merrimack</a> today to promote New Hampshire&rsquo;s lack of a sales tax.</p><p>Governor Lynch&rsquo;s visit comes as Massachusetts is about to have a two day reprieve from its 6.25 percent sales tax.</p><p>Lynch praised state retailers for doing a good job promoting New Hampshire&rsquo;s lack of a sales tax and stressed that retail sales are critical to the state&rsquo;s economy.</p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 18:33:12 +0000 Tina Forbes 10502 at http://nhpr.org Governor Lynch Promotes New Hampshire Retail Industry Gov Lynch to Nominate 6 Circuit Court Judges http://nhpr.org/post/gov-lynch-nominate-6-circuit-court-judges <p>Governor John Lynch announced Tuesday he will nominate six people to the state&rsquo;s circuit courts during the Governor and Council meeting that will take place Wednesday morning at ten in Manchester.</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 21:53:49 +0000 Ryan Lessard 10335 at http://nhpr.org Executive Council Approves Study of Private Prison Proposals http://nhpr.org/post/executive-council-approves-study-private-prison-proposals <p dir="LTR"><font size="4"><font size="4">New Hampshire&#39;s Executive Council has approved hiring a consultant to assist the state in reviewing proposals from several companies to run its prisons. </font><font size="4">The council approved a contract Wednesday of $171,347 to hire consultant MGT of America of Tallahassee, Florida</font></font></p><p><font size="4"><font size="4">Governor John Lynch says it&rsquo;s a lot of money, but necessary to figure out which proposal is really the best deal.</font></font></p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 20:35:40 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 8590 at http://nhpr.org Executive Council Approves Study of Private Prison Proposals Gov. Lynch Lets Bill Fixing Voter ID Affidavit Become Law http://nhpr.org/post/gov-lynch-lets-bill-fixing-voter-id-affidavit-become-law <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Gov. John Lynch has allowed a bill requiring photo identification at polling places to become law without his signature, but he says he hopes the New Hampshire Legislature will revisit the issue.</span> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 19:43:14 +0000 Associated Press 8297 at http://nhpr.org North Country Legislators Almost Evenly Split Over Education Tax Credit Veto http://nhpr.org/post/north-country-legislators-almost-evenly-split-over-education-tax-credit-veto <p>North Country legislators were almost evenly divided about whether to override Gov. Lynch&rsquo;s veto of a bill that would give tax credits for businesses that make donations to not-for-profit schools.</p><p>As<a href="http://news.nhpr.org/post/school-choice-bill-gets-veto-gov-lynch"> NHPR has reported </a>Lynch said <em>&ldquo;the proposed bill would siphon public money away from public schools and give it to private ones. He said the budget gaps the plan would create would have to be covered by increases in local property taxes.</em></p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 16:43:30 +0000 Chris Jensen 7786 at http://nhpr.org How North Country Legislators Voted on Partial-Birth Aborton Veto http://nhpr.org/post/how-north-country-legislators-voted-partial-birth-aborton-veto <p>North Country representatives overwhelmingly voted on Wednesday to override Gov. Lynch&rsquo;s veto of a bill banning partial-birth abortions.</p><p>As <a href="http://news.nhpr.org/post/gov-lynch-vetoes-anti-late-term-abortion-bill ">NHPR reported&nbsp;</a>Lynch vetoed the bill saying it was unnecessary because such procedures are already prohibited under federal law.</p><p>The governor also expressed concern about a provision that would require a second opinion before a woman could receive the procedure even if her life were threatened by the pregnancy.</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 13:15:21 +0000 Chris Jensen 7760 at http://nhpr.org