Weekly N.H. News Roundup: August 4, 2017

Aug 4, 2017

President Trump called New Hampshire a "drug-infested den," according to a transcript published by the Washington Post, and that's spurring strong reactions from local politicians and advocates alike.

Lawmakers and public officials are concerned about the health of the individual health insurance marketplace in New Hampshire, as rates are projected to increase significantly in the next year.

The Manchester VA gets a visit from U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin after whistle blowers alleged terrible conditions in the medical center.

And the state women's prison project has been delayed again. We'll cover these stories and more. 


GUESTS:

  • Casey McDermott - Political and health reporter for NHPR.
  • Dave Solomon - Statehouse reporter for the Union Leader. 
  • Dean Spiliotes - Civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU and author of the website NH Political Capital. 

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