We’re looking at some of the top stories of the week, from the downfall of a Medicaid expansion compromise, to the Business and Industry Association’s release of a Strategic Economic Plan. Also this week, a New Hampshire coffee roaster scored a major victory against Starbucks, and Granite Staters observe the half-century anniversary of the Kennedy assassination.
We'll look at several stories, from the death of longtime North country councilor Ray Burton, and more testimony and more support for Medicaid expansion in the legislature, to a private school in Manchester that hosted the first statewide 'rock-paper-scissors' contest.
On tomorrow's roundup: the New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled on the state’s only Death Penalty case, largely upholding the conviction. The state legislature opens a special session to decide Medicaid expansion. And cities around the Granite State held elections this week, with voters stating their preferences for Mayor, council, and other local offices.
It’s our Friday New Hampshire News Roundup. Executive Councilor Ray Burton, a fixture of North Country Politics says he won’t seek re-election next year due to health reasons. A Legislative committee opens an ethics investigation into a former Senate President and the Granite State goes crazy once again…as the Boston Red Sox win the World Series. We'll look at the top stories of the week of October 28th!
Some of the top stories of the week: Executive Councilor Ray Burton, a fixture of North Country Politics, says he won’t seek re-election next year due to health reasons. A legislative committee opens an ethics investigation into a former Senate President. And, the Granite State goes crazy once again, as the Boston Red Sox win the World Series.
Among other news this week, Granite Staters continue to feel the strain from the partial Federal government shutdown, the special commission studying Medicaid expansion recommends a plan to go forward,a deal is struck to sell granite state wind power to the bay state, and Portsmouth debates the merits of a man-made ice rink at Strawbery Banke.
It’s our Friday New Hampshire News Roundup! The Federal Government Shutdown shows up in the Granite State, with lots of questions about short and long-term impacts. New Hampshire experiences the rollout of the Affordable Care Act’s new Health Insurance Marketplaces. And Granite State equestrians protest proposed new rules about how and where they can ride. We look at New Hampshire news stories that Granite Staters are talking about for the week of September 30th.
This week, the U.S. Department of Energy heard from Granite Staters in packed public hearings on the Northern Pass project, former first district Congressman Republican Frank Guinta said he wants his old seat back from Carol Shea-Porter, and a beloved tradition turns tragic, with the deaths of two cyclists during the 40th annual Seacoast Century ride.
State senators grill Anthem officials, as the state’s biggest insurer rolls out its new health insurance exchange product. New census numbers show New Hampshire has the nation’s lowest poverty rate at eight point one percent. And, the Granite State joins the Bay State in a lawsuit over new federal fishing regulations.
This week, the Medicaid expansion commission wrapped up phase one of its work, looking at an alternative based much more on private markets. Also, towns across New Hampshire paused to remember the twelfth anniversary of 9/11, and the Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts a cold snowy winter for The Granite State.
At the state Senate, Chuck Morse is officially in as President, while Jeb Bradley ends speculation he’ll run for statewide office. The Northern Pass Project makes its case in new territory, with a public meeting in Concord. And New Hampshire home prices continue to rise, up twenty-three percent over last year. We'll look at some of the big stories that have happened in the Granite State during the week of September 2nd.
The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant is shutting down, by the end of twenty fourteen after years of legal battles with the state. In New Hampshire, Health care providers turn out in force in favor Medicaid Expansion and at the Statehouse, support solidifies for a new Senate President, Republican Chuck Morse. We'll look at those and other Granite State stories that made the headlines for the week of August 26th.
The State Senate prepares to elect a new president, after Peter Bragdon said he’d step aside amid controversy over a possible conflict of interest. The first mosquitoes with Triple-E have been confirmed in the Granite State, and the Queen City prepares for 200 new refugees, one year after a proposed moratorium on resettlements. We'll look at the stories that topped the Granite State headlines for the week of August 19th.