Weekly N.H. News Roundup: June 30th, 2017

Jun 30, 2017

Governor Sununu and other New Hampshire lawmakers announced their opposition to the proposed healthcare bill from the U.S. Senate.  "Keno-garten" comes to the Granite State, but critics worry the new funding from the electronic gambling game Keno won't be enough for widespread full-day kindergarten programs. And Mayor Ted Gatsas of Manchester announces his re-election campaign, amongst some controversy. 


GUESTS:

  • Jeff Feingold - Editor of the New Hampshire Business Review.
  • Kevin Landrigan - Senior 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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Mayor Ted Gatsas announces his run for re-election amid controversy:

http://nhpr.org/post/gatsas-launches-reelection-bid-amid-controversy-over-handling-school-rape-case

Governor Sununu sends a letter of opposition over GOP healthcare bill:

http://nhpr.org/post/sununu-sends-letter-opposition-over-gop-health-care-bill

Police investigate a recent report of sexual assault on St. Paul's campus:

http://www.unionleader.com/crime/Police-investigate-sexual-assault-report-at-St-Pauls-School-06292017

Pittsburgh-based firm buys Globe Manufacturing:

http://www.nhbr.com/July-7-2017/Pittsburgh-based-firm-to-buy-NHs-Globe-Manufacturing/

The unveiling of a statue of Republican Governor John G. Winant prompts reflection on his life and character: 

http://nhpr.org/post/humble-life-and-death-john-gilbert-winant-honored-new-statue