Weekly N.H. News Roundup: February 23, 2018

Feb 22, 2018

After the Parkland Florida school shooting, police respond to a number of threats at high schools in New Hampshire, and the House of Representatives votes down a bill would have allowed firearms on state college campuses.  Senate Republicans propose a bill to reauthorize Medicaid expansion for another five years.  And a bill to raise the minimum marriage age in New Hampshire to 16 years of age is headed for a full House vote. 



  • Kevin Landrigan - Senior Reporter at the New Hampshire Union Leader
  • Casey McDermott -  NHPR reporter
  • Dean Spiliotes - civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU and author of the website NH Political Capital

Here's a link to NHPR's Jason Moon's article on how schools, parents and students are thinking about school safety now.  Here's the Union Leader reporting on the N.H. House vote on guns at college campuses.

Casey McDermott reported on this week's hearing on Medicaid expansion.

Dean Spiliotes was quoted in this article speculating the Bernie Sanders's son, Levi Sanders, is considering running for N.H.'s first congressional district seat.