The state’s work requirement under Medicaid expansion was the target of a federal lawsuit brought by New Hampshire Legal Assistance on Wednesday, along with the National Health Law Program and the National Center for Law and Economic Justice.

CONCORD — Gov. Chris Sununu, a two-term Republican, and the all-Democratic congressional delegation celebrated news the Trump administration that New Hampshire would be getting a 50-percent increase in its federal grant to battle the opioid crisis.

At the close of its session Wednesday night, the New Hampshire House of Representatives erupted in partisan rancor after House Majority Leader Douglas Ley, R-Jaffrey, admonished his colleagues for being disrespectful to others.

CONCORD — The New Hampshire House voted 210-145 on Thursday to support a bill increasing the state’s minimum wage, currently $7.25 an hour, to $12 in three steps over the next three years.

CONCORD — A proposal to eliminate the toll at Exit 11 of the F.E. Everett Turnpike in Merrimack is gaining momentum in the State House, now that the bill has been amended to keep the toll in place until the 30-year bonds floated in the 1990s to pay for the three Merrimack exchanges on the tu…