Weekly N.H. News Roundup - April 22, 2016

Apr 21, 2016

We're covering the top news stories of the week: including dozens of bills under consideration by state lawmakers, including a proposal to allow officials to investigate parents suspected of opioid dependence, and news that Harriet Tubman will be the new face on the front of the twenty dollar bill, a move applauded by U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, an early promoter of the idea.

GUESTS:

  • Casey McDermott, digital reporter for NHPR
  • Dean Spiliotes, civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU and author of NH Political Capital
  • Trent Spiner, executive editor for the Union Leaders and New Hampshire Sunday News

We'll also hear from Jack Rodolico, NHPR's health reporter, about his story this week on an investigation into asbestos-laden debris outside a building owned by Brady Sullivan Properties in Lawrence, Massachusetts. And we'll hear from Sam Evans-Brown, NHPR's environment reporter and host of Outside/In, about Kinder Morgan's decision to suspend its controversial pipeline project.