Weekly N.H. News Roundup: February 9, 2018

Feb 8, 2018

A  New Hampshire woman won $560 million in the Powerball lottery, and now she is fighting in court to stay anonymous.  Governor Sununu nominates Robert J. Lynn for Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court.  The wife of the state education commissioner urges lawmakers to oppose a bill that would ban gay conversion therapy. F or the first time in nearly a decade, New Hampshire legislators are debating seat belt requirements.  And we'll see plenty of Olympic hopefuls from New Hampshire as the Winter Olympics get underway in South Korea. 

GUESTS:

  • Ethan DeWitt - Concord Monitor statehouse reporter.
  • Dean Spiliotes - civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU and author of the website NH Political Capital.
  • Trent Spiner – executive editor for the Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News.

The Union Leader has reported on the N.H. Powerball winner fighting to stay anonymous.

NHPR's Jason Moon explains the legislative do-over prompting a reconsideration of the bill banning gay conversion therapy. 

The Concord Monitor's Ethan DeWitt reported on the raise for the N.H. Education Commissioner.

Did you miss the lizard in the salad story?  Here's the Seacoast Online article that caught our attention.

 

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