Sen. Kelly Ayotte says she's optimistic that a deal can be reached to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff at the end of the year. Ayotte held a town meeting in Pittsburg Friday and the major topic was the economy.
NHPR’s Chris Jensen was there.
Talking to about 150 people in the tiny Northern town, Kelly Ayotte said the Democrats and the Republicans got the country into the debt crisis together.
“It is going to take two parties to get us out of it. We have divided government in Washington and we've got a lot of challenges.”
What doesn't say Christmas like a terrorist plot foiled by Bruce Willis? - Author Kevin Flynn, Die Hard die-hard
To many, any best-of action film list would ring hollow with the exclusion of Die Hard - but each year, as the holiday season approaches, it begins to fly under a different flag: an admittedly less warm, less traditional Christmas classic.
The Krempels center is dedicated to offering a variety of assistance and support to people who have suffered traumatic brain injuries. Sandra Fortant sustained traumatic brain injuries from a car accident in 2005, and she had to start life over again. A year later she discovered the Krempels Center.
Most New Hampshire residents are likely to see their electric bills go up from 7.11 cents a kilowatt hour to 9.54 cents starting in January. The average PSNH customer could be paying somewhere between $6 and $8 more per month come January 1st making PSNH bills around 25 percent higher than their competitors.
PSNH Spokesman Mike Skelton says environmental obligations increase the cost of electricity, but one has hit PSNH particularly hard.
Skelton: The biggest portion of that 1.44 cents per kilowatt hour is the scrubber.
An anthropologist embeds herself with hackers. Santa opens shop in Hooksett. A Hobbit scholar explains why Tolkien fascinates. Women comedians find success on through podcasts. And the very interesting history...of boredom.
Following President Obama’s reelection and the U.S. Supreme Court’s affirmation of much of the Affordable Care Act, the gears are in motion to implement this law 2014. We’re talking with lawmakers and health care experts about aspects of Medicaid expansion and health exchanges, major parts of the new law now being debated in the Granite State.
As the year draws to a close, it's a great time to reflect on Rachel Carson's Silent Springonce more. 2012 marks the books 50th anniversary. The book encouraged many young naturalists and, with the holidays approaching, we've come up with two gifts to further one's love of nature: a pair of binoculars and a bird guide.
Just as New Hampshire’s baby boomers are aging out of the workforce, the state’s used-to-be steady stream of educated newcomers just aren’t moving here at the same rates. This collision of factors strains state’s economy. That’s why – at the Division of Economic Development’s annual meeting – business and employee recruitment was a major topic of discussion.