With much of the state under yet another heavy snow warning tomorrow, road conditions could quickly get dicey. But if predictions hold, travelers at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport shouldn’t have much trouble flying out.
Airport Assistant Director Tom Malafronte says the Manchester airport hasn’t shut down because of snow for 23 years. And for this forecasted wintery mix, he says most flights should go out.
A bill requiring New Hampshire health care workers undergo random drug testing went before a House committee on Tuesday.
The bill comes after a former Exeter Hospital medical technician was accused of infecting more than 30 patients with Hepatitis C. Officials say David Kwiatkowski injected himself and then reused the needles.
Opponents of the bill say going after other innocent employees is not the answer.
Gary Cahoon operates Friendship Manor, a retirement home in New Ipswich.
As the New Hampshire House prepares to vote on a plan to increase the gas tax by 15 cents, the bill’s lead sponsor is working to undo the damage of an email he sent top Democrats where he called the gas tax increase “a gift that keeps on giving.”
As the Defense Department prepares to furlough its civilian workforce in three days – pending a deficit reduction agreement in Congress –communities surrounding the country’s military facilities are also bracing themselves for an economic hit. At lunchtime at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on the Maine New Hampshire border, this so-called ‘budget sequestration’ is on many peoples’ minds.
To raise or not to raise the minimum wage? President Obama has called for an increase in the federal minimum wage, and several New Hampshire Lawmakers have proposed raising it in the state as well. Supporters say this could help lift many out of poverty. But opponents warn it could lead to a loss of jobs. We’ll examine these arguments and how the economy might be affected.
Dave Juvet - Senior Vice President at the New Hampshire Business and Industry Association
The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services says it might have authority over a controversial project to reverse a crude oil pipeline that crosses the North Country. In a memo DES says while pipelines are regulated by the federal government, it would need to issue a permit for any quote “sizeable change or addition” to line. It does not specify if it considers reversing the flow of the line would be considered such a change.