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.

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…

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.

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.

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.


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