N.H. News Recap Every Friday, the Morning Edition team at NHPR brings you the top headlines from the week in local New Hampshire news.
N.H. News Recap

N.H. News Recap

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Every Friday, the Morning Edition team at NHPR brings you the top headlines from the week in local New Hampshire news.

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NH News Recap for Feb. 3, 2023: Mental health providers asking state to help with dire sta...

A cold front is heading our way this weekend bringing dangerously low temperatures. And the state has spent millions to expand mental health services in New Hampshire, but providers still are struggling to meet demand. Guests: Annmarie Timmins, New Hampshire Bulletin Mara Hoplamazian, NHPR Top stories from around New Hampshire this week: How to prepare for extreme cold: NH emergency shelter info, safety tips and more Lawsuit alleges NH child protection agency and other institutions failed to intervene in alleged child abuse, slavery NH health providers say state's low Medicaid rates add to staffing 'crisis' National Democrats ready to vote on Biden plan to move NH from first primary slot in 2024 'System is broken': NH mental health centers seek $30 million to expand staffing, treatment End to pandemic-era Medicaid rules could affect health coverage for thousands of Granite Staters Tom Brady retires from the NFL, 1 year after retiring from the NFL Tyre Nichols' funeral in Memphis brings calls for justice Judge hears arguments in case alleging NHPR defamed former NH drug recovery leader

NH News Recap for Feb. 3, 2023: Mental health providers asking state to help with dire sta...

NH News Recap for Jan. 27, 2023: Trump visits the Granite State; an animal tranquilizer is...

Former President Trump is visiting the Granite State this weekend as he ramps up his 2024 presidential campaign. Gov. Chris Sununu cast doubts on marijuana legalization this week. And how is an animal tranquilizer is adding new risks to street drugs in the state? We cover these stories and more on this edition of the New Hampshire News Recap. Guests: Josh Rogers, NHPR Paul Cuno-Booth, NHPR Top stories from around New Hampshire this week: Trump will return to NH this weekend as he ramps up 2024 presidential campaign Sununu predicts bipartisan plan to legalize marijuana in NH won't reach his desk How an animal tranquilizer is adding new risks to street drugs in New Hampshire From outdoor sessions to historically close split, NH House Clerk Paul Smith aims to keep 400 lawmakers moving Supporters bet on online casino games, expanded wafers to grow NH's gambling scene DNC gives NH new deadline to change first-in-the-nation primary status Public Utilities Commission issues report on energy efficiency ahead of next plan deadline

NH News Recap for Jan. 27, 2023: Trump visits the Granite State; an animal tranquilizer is...

NH News Recap for Jan. 20, 2023: NH News Recap: The number of evictions has increased as t...

City officials in Manchester evicted people experiencing homelessness from a downtown encampment this week. The ACLU of New Hampshire and other local advocates fought against the eviction, but a judge ruled in the city's favor. Meanwhile, Gov. Chris Sununu responded to mayors across the state asking for more support with New Hampshire's housing crisis. Guests: Jeongyoon Han, NHPR Carol Robidoux, Manchester Ink Link Top stories from around New Hampshire this week: As Manchester officials evict a downtown encampment, residents are wondering where to go next Judge rules Manchester can move forward with eviction of downtown encampment 'You can't plow a puddle': How warmer winters are changing snowplowing 'The middle will hold': New NH Senate President Bradley banks on record of compromise Leader of New England hate group facing civil charges for racist display in Portsmouth Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center over capacity amid staffing shortages, surge in respiratory viruses Citizen research sheds light on Black history in the Monadnock Region

NH News Recap for Jan. 20, 2023: NH News Recap: The number of evictions has increased as t...

N.H. News Recap for Jan. 13, 2023: What lawmakers are proposing on housing, marijuana lega...

Housing, the state budget, marijuana legalization — those are just a few of the priorities House leaders have outlined for this legislative session. But what are the actual policies lawmakers are proposing? We dig into those proposals on this edition of the New Hampshire News Recap. Guests: Anna Brown, Citizens Count Ethan DeWitt, New Hampshire Bulletin Top stories from around New Hampshire this week: NH has spent years trying to prevent police from killing people in mental distress, but advocates say gaps remain NH hospitals sue to stop state from boarding psychiatric patients in their ERs A new law could make it easier to access an effective opioid addiction treatment in NH New Hampshire considers mandating cursive, communism history A NH author's book aims to help children understand parents who have depression FBI asks judge for final sweep of child porn images before returning computers seized from Ian Freeman in 2016

N.H. News Recap for Jan. 13, 2023: What lawmakers are proposing on housing, marijuana lega...

NH News Recap for Jan. 6, 2023: Gov. Sununu enters his fourth term and the 2023 legislativ...

Gov. Sununu gave his inaugural address on Thursday beginning his fourth term as New Hampshire governor, and state lawmakers met for the first time in 2023. Now that the State House is almost evenly divided along party lines, what can the governor and lawmakers accomplish in the new year? We talk about those stories and more in this edition of the New Hampshire News Recap. Guests: Josh Rogers, NHPR Ethan DeWitt, New Hampshire Bulletin Top stories from around New Hampshire this week: Sununu to lay out agenda in fourth inaugural speech, as NH lawmakers open new session NH Dems ask national party not to 'punish' them on primary Business, health care groups urge NH lawmakers to renew Medicaid expansion Abortion, taxes and the Old Man of the Mountain: NH lawmakers have lots on their plate this year Facing divided House, Packard equalizes committees Balance is key as NH lawmakers head into budget year New Hampshire House rejects efforts to allow for remote voting, ban firearms Housing, child care to get special attention this session

NH News Recap for Jan. 6, 2023: Gov. Sununu enters his fourth term and the 2023 legislativ...

N.H. News Recap for Dec. 16, 2022: A review of the top news stories of 2022

This year, Granite Staters saw historic inflation rates and rising energy costs. There were some competitive races in the runup to the 2022 election, which ended with voter turnout reaching a record high. New Hampshire's 24-week abortion ban went into effect and the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. We discuss the biggest stories of 2022 and look ahead to 2023 in this edition of the New Hampshire News Recap. Guests: Mara Hoplamazian, NHPR Annmarie Timmins, New Hampshire Bulletin Anna Brown, Citizens Count Top stories from 2022: N.H. primary defenders point to state law after Biden pushes for South Carolina to vote first in 2024 What election recounts mean for the next N.H. legislative session Sununu predicts limited political effect from Dobbs ruling; faults GOP response to Jan 6th hearings The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Where does that leave abortion access in N.H.? New England's grid is expected to be reliable this winter, but a cold snap could cause issues With high heating costs, demand for assistance, firewood, and chimney sweeps is up in N.H.

N.H. News Recap for Dec. 16, 2022: A review of the top news stories of 2022

N.H. News Recap for Dec. 9, 2022: Lawmakers return to the State House

Lawmakers officially gathered for the first time at the State House this week following the Midterm Election. The closely divided New Hampshire House selected a Speaker for the next legislative session, and lawmakers voted on the next Secretary of State. And energy costs could continue to rise making it difficult to know just how expensive electricity will become this winter. What's driving the unpredictability of energy prices right now? We discuss these stories and more on this edition of the New Hampshire News Recap. Guests: Amanda Gokee, New Hampshire Bulletin Paula Tracy, InDepthNH Top stories from around New Hampshire this week: Energy costs could keep climbing amid ongoing market volatility Active shooter threats at N.H. schools appear to be a hoax, according to state officials Weaver confirmed as acting N.H. health commissioner, DHHS faces staff shortages Pandemic increased safety concerns and economic disparities for N.H. women N.H. Department of Education looks to expand school choice eligibility next year When rents at 5 Chapel Street went up, a group of N.H. tenants tried to fight back How a near-fatal case of COVID changed one N.H. man's mind on the vaccine

N.H. News Recap for Dec. 2, 2022: New Hampshire first-in-the-nation primary in question

Top national Democrats are meeting to decide which states should lead off the 2024 presidential primary. What could this mean for New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation pride? New numbers from the New Hampshire department of education show an increase in enrollment at the state's public charter schools. At the same time, the trend of declining school enrollment continues overall across the state. Guests: Josh Rogers, NHPR Sarah Gibson, NHPR Top stories from around New Hampshire this week: N.H. would lose first-in-the-nation primary under plan backed by Biden N.H. charter school enrollment increases 14% in past year N.H. congressional delegation, Charitable Foundation offer support to defunded sex education program N.H. recount results are unchanged after Ballot Law Commission meeting Emergency shelters gear up for winter as N.H.'s housing crisis continues Driver involved in collision that killed N.H. State Trooper rejects plea deal; 2023 trial set For two N.H. Latina teens, becoming a woman in the U.S. is empowering but frightening

N.H. News Recap for Dec. 2, 2022: New Hampshire first-in-the-nation primary in question

N.H. News Recap for Nov. 18, 2022: Election recounts for State House races

Election recounts are underway for State House races, and with the closely divided New Hampshire House, the outcomes could be crucial in determining policy and which party will hold the majority in the Legislature. The federal government won a lawsuit against the New Hampshire-based company LBRY last week. LBRY is a blockchain-based publishing company co-founded by Jeremy Kauffman, a Manchester man who ran for U.S. Senate this year as a Libertarian. Guests: Josh Rogers, NHPR Ethan DeWitt, New Hampshire Bulletin Top stories from around N.H. this week: What election recounts mean for the next N.H. legislative session 1940s precedent puts future of N.H. file-sharing firm in doubt Voter confidence panel divided over how to handle unfounded claims about N.H.'s elections With N.H.'s rental market red hot, state gives developers $50M Enrollment in N.H. public schools continues to decline N.H. judge denies early parole for man fighting 30-year-old murder conviction N.H. Supreme Court hears arguments in Saint-Gobain PFAS contamination case

N.H. News Recap for Nov. 18, 2022: Election recounts for State House races

N.H. News Recap for Nov. 11, 2022: The 2022 Midterm Results in New Hampshire

Voters across the country and here in New Hampshire went to the polls this week to decide who should represent them in Congress and at the State House. We talk about the results of the 2022 Midterms on this edition of the New Hampshire News Recap. You can find a break down of the results for each race in New Hampshire here. Guests: Josh Rogers, NHPR Mara Hoplamazian, NHPR Top stories from around New Hampshire this week: Sununu glides to a fourth term as New Hampshire governor Democratic incumbents fend off challengers in N.H.'s races for Senate, Congress Vote returns point to Democratic gains in N.H. House, no major changes in Senate or Executive Council What an evenly split New Hampshire House means for legislating Voters split on statewide ballot questions After planning for the worst, N.H. election officials report a peaceful day at the polls A new report says more local action is needed to reach national climate goals. Where does N.H. stand?

N.H. News Recap for Nov. 11, 2022: The 2022 Midterm Results in New Hampshire