CONCORD — A last-minute amendment to create a new tax on annual incomes above $132,900 was presented, discussed and unanimously rejected by the six-member Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, all in about an hour.
CLAREMONT — Fox News comes to Claremont Sunday hosting a primetime town hall with 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, but it’s a rival’s snubbing of the network that has drawn as much attention in the first-in-the-nation primary state.
MANCHESTER — Ritchie Farrell was a recovering heroin addict from Lowell, Mass. who wrote an HBO film and appeared in the Oscar-winning film “The Fighter,” which was based on local boxing legend Micky Ward and his addicted brother, Dicky Eklund.
CONCORD — New Hampshire honored its fallen members of law enforcement on Friday during the 27th annual ceremony and wreath laying at the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Wall on the grounds of the State House.
CONCORD — More than 27,000 retired state, municipal and county employees are anxiously awaiting the outcome of a legislative debate over a 1.5 percent increase in their pensions, in a move that would cost the state an additional $1 million a year over existing pension liability starting in 2022.
Democratic primary candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., proposed Thursday an ethics and anti-corruption package aimed at cracking down on conflicts of interests between the Pentagon, defense contractors and members of Congress, according to a senior campaign official.
NASHUA — Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris will propose a ban on the importation of all AR-15 style rifles during a town hall forum in the city Wednesday according to a senior campaign official.
CONCORD — New Hampshire school districts will share $10 million in unexpected federal money for special education, thanks to an agreement between state and federal education officials announced on Tuesday by Commissioner of Education Frank Edelblut.
New Hampshire school districts will share $10 million in unexpected federal money for special education, thanks to an agreement between state and federal education officials announced on Tuesday by Commissioner of Education Frank Edelblut.
HOLLIS — As Democratic candidates for President battle for support in early primary states, a former startup entrepreneur with no political experience to his name is nibbling at the heels of career politicians, thanks largely to his call to adopt universal basic income and cut every American…
MANCHESTER — As six other Democratic presidential candidates stream into New Hampshire this week, there’s solid evidence 2016 presidential primary winner Bernie Sanders has here what they all want — a network of committed grassroots supporters.
There are approximately 15,000 children in New Hampshire with a parent who is, or has been, incarcerated. And a new report by the Office of the Child Advocate warns that state corrections and child welfare agencies have to do better for those kids to prevent problems down the road.
SALEM — Former Democratic Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke marked his third presidential campaign visit to the Granite State by drawing a line in the sand on the issue of gun control between himself and 2020 rival Sen. Cory Booker.
CONCORD — Gov. Chris Sununu told Fox News on Wednesday that he couldn’t wait to veto the paid family medical leave bill that Democrats planned to put on his desk, and late Thursday afternoon he made good on the promise.
CONCORD — Sara Smith, a retired teacher from Pembroke, recalls how as a young worker in retail decades ago she was able to pay her rent, buy food and live independently even though she was only paid minimum wage at the time.
CONCORD — The man who served as the nation’s drug czar for eight years under President George W. Bush, and his deputy, headlined a lineup of high-profile experts to speak against marijuana legalization before a Senate committee on Tuesday.
CONCORD — Nearly 50 health care organizations and the people they serve were represented at a rally in front of the State House on Monday, calling for passage of a Senate bill that would invest an additional $80 million a year in New Hampshire’s health care workforce.
MANCHESTER — Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed legislation to repeal the death penalty Friday surrounded by about 30 state, county and local police officers at the Michael Briggs Community Center, named for the officer whose killer is the state’s lone occupant of death row.
The state Senate on Thursday voted 14-10 to allow patients in the medical marijuana program to grow their own, in the hope of increasing access and affordability for patients who can’t get to one of the state’s four dispensaries or can’t afford what they charge for therapeutic cannabis, which is not covered by insurance.
CONCORD — State Sen. Jeb Bradley, R-Wolfeboro, can rattle off the names of New Hampshire towns recently involved in costly animal abuse cases without hesitation — Wolfeboro, Croydon, Berlin, Marlborough, Exeter, Bristol.