Weekly N.H. News Roundup: December 1, 2017

Dec 1, 2017

We find out who will pick up the gavel as the new Speaker of the New Hampshire House.  An amendment to a bill raises the bar for voting, from domiciled to resident, setting up more battles over voter eligibility.  And Keene State college, struggling with declining enrollment, offers buyouts to faculty and staff.  

GUESTS:

  • Britta Green - NHPR Upper Valley & Monadnock Reporter.
  • Dave Solomon - New Hampshire Statehouse reporter for the Union Leader newspaper.
  • Dean Spiliotes - civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU and author of the website NH Political Capital.

 

Dave Solomon was in the Statehouse for the House Speaker vote.  Read his coverage here.

Britta Greene reported on the challenges facing  Keene State College.  She also updated the murder-for-hire story out of Plainfield.