The state is bumping up against an intended start date for Medicaid expansion sign-ups.
The bi-partisan plan agreed to earlier this year originally called for a two-month early enrollment period beginning May 1st with coverage starting in July, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services hasn’t yet signed off on the package.
Governor Hassan says her administration continues to work closely with federal regulators.
Governor Maggie Hassan is urging Senate lawmakers to increase the state’s minimum wage.
In a letter to the Senate Finance Committee, Governor Hassan writes that boosting the rate would accelerate the state’s economic growth.
“Restoring and increasing New Hampshire’s minimum wage will help our economy by putting more money in the pockets of hard-working people of all ages to spend at businesses across the state,” writes Hassan.
Gov. Maggie Hassan is visiting a bridge in Berlin, N.H., to talk about the need to strengthen investment in the state's transportation's infrastructure.
She's visiting the Hillside Avenue Bridge on Wednesday. She says the replacement of the bridge is an important project for traffic, safety and commerce in the area. Hassan said the replacement would be accelerated by the transportation funding bill that recently passed the Senate.
The bridge visit is taking place Wednesday afternoon.
Gov. Maggie Hassan is going to leads a delegation of New Hampshire businesses on a June trade mission to Turkey.
Last year, New Hampshire companies and manufacturers exported more than $79 million in goods and services to Turkey.
Jeffrey Rose, commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development, said Turkey is the state's 12th largest trading partner. He said there are increasing opportunities there for New Hampshire businesses, especially in the areas of aerospace and defense, health and medical technologies and construction machinery.
Last week, Governor Maggie Hassan stepped up to the front podium in Representatives Hall and delivered her first State of the State speech. Hassan addressed her victories and challenges of her first year, and outlined her hopes for year two: she underlined a desire for a ‘high end’ casino, stood firm on her stance against legalizing marijuana and tried to reach out to both sides of the aisle to get work done.But bipartisanship hasn’t been always come easy for the governor.