Weekly N.H. News Roundup: October 27, 2017

Oct 27, 2017

N.H. officials are among those at the White House for President Trump's announcement that he will declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency.  New data show that New Hampshire's public colleges have the highest cost for in-state students anywhere in the country.  A task force looking at the future of the Manchester VA loses a controversial co-chair.  And Bernie Sanders rallies Granite State Democrats.


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GUESTS: 

  • 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.
  • Paul Steinhauser - NH politics reporter and a former CNN political reporter.

Links to news covered on the show:

The Union Leader reports N.H. Safe Stations were lauded as  President Trump announces he is declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency.

The Concord Monitor reported Bernie Sander's announcement that he'll run as an independent candidate for re-election for his seat next year in Vermont.

The task force looking at the future of the Manchester VA Medical Center has a new co-chair.

NHPR's Jason Moon reports on new national data on the price of college shows once again New Hampshire’s public universities have the highest sticker prices for in-state students anywhere in the country.

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