Weekly N.H. News Roundup: July 7, 2017

Jul 7, 2017

We'll have the latest on the controversy over the request  from the Presidential Commission on Electoral Integrity for voter data from the states.  The American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire sues to bar New Hampshire Secretary of State William Gardner from disclosing New Hampshire voter information.  The re-building of I-93 from Manchester to Salem may include a fourth lane, which could also cut five to eight million dollars along the way.  A 14-year-old student raped in a hallway at Manchester High School West in 2015 may sue the school district. And it's a bumper year for strawberries.


GUESTS:

  • 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
  • Trent Spiner – executive editor for the Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News

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NHPR's Casey McDermott has reported extensively on the controversial federal request for N.H. voter information, including who already gets NH voter data.

Morning Edition spoke with Republican Neal Kurk, one of the plaintiffs in the ACLU challenge to prevent N.H. voter data being handed over to the Trump Election Integrity Commission.

A Concord Monitor reporter visited the "publicly available" voter checklists.

The N.H. Supreme Court Hands AG Favorable Ruling in Opioid Lawsuit.

A new study from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center links prescription opioids and mental health disorders.

The Exchange covered the topic of mental health and opioids.

DHHS calls for providers for new treatment beds and mobile crisis units, after mental health reform bill and additional state funding.

Ted Gatsas overseeing city prosecutor’s office until interim city solicitor takes over.

Mark Hayward of the Union Leader reported on the rape of a Manchester West High School student at the school two years ago.

Grafton County storms cause nearly $12 million in damage