During the course of 14 listening sessions across the state, members of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion consistently heard the same issues raised by some of New Hampshire’s most vulnerable communities.
Gov. Chris Sununu’s office has refused to produce records relating to payments he and members of his staff received from a corporation- and lobbyist-funded nonprofit responsible for organizing his inaugural parties in 2017.
CONCORD – A free associate degree for qualified students, research into the state’s high rate of pediatric cancer and a multimillion-dollar clean energy fund were among proposals highlighted by Republican Gov. Chris Sununu in his second inaugural address Thursday before a joint session of th…
Nine days into the partial federal government shutdown, the effects in New Hampshire have been muted. But with a divided government showing no signs of reaching a deal, the shutdown could soon become more visible.
CONCORD — Newly elected Senate President Donna Soucy, D-Manchester, said there are similarities between herself and Republican Gov. Chris Sununu, and she hopes that helps them form a cooperative relationship over the next two years.
The future of New Hampshire’s expanded Medicaid program has been thrown into uncertainty after a key legislative committee rejected federal changes to a work requirement that was negotiated in a bipartisan compromise at the State House.
In his first public comments on the issue, Gov. Chris Sununu on Thursday dismissed concerns that he, his family and close advisers benefited improperly from a nonprofit set up to pay for his inaugural parties.
The Democratic leaders in the state House and Senate want New Hampshire to join other states in appealing a Texas judge’s ruling declaring the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, but Republican Gov. Chris Sununu has declined.
As we saw with the vote Wednesday to restore a ban on carrying guns in the State House, Second Amendment advocates are going to be playing defense in the next two years with Gov. Chris Sununu the only obvious obstacle to advancing gun control legislation in 2019-20.
CONCORD — Vail Resorts, the new operator of state-owned Mount Sunapee ski area, has won the right to expand the resort to adjacent properties known as the West Bowl thanks to a 3-2 vote of the Executive Council on Wednesday.
CONCORD — Gov. Chris Sununu lost the second of his three picks to join the state Site Evaluation Committee with former Republican state Rep. Michael Vose of Epping withdrawing his nomination Tuesday on the eve of a showdown vote on the Executive Council.
WASHINGTON — New Hampshire now has a seat on both U.S. Senate committees dealing with federal spending, taxes and trade with the promotion of U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-NH, to the Senate Finance Committee Thursday.
CONCORD — Attorney Charles “Chuck’’ Douglas became the eighth recipient Monday night of the Josiah Bartlett Center’s Libertas Award. He said he was surely the first to so closely match Bartlett’s biography.
Fresh off surviving the stiffest challenge of a storied 42-year career, Secretary of State Bill Gardner now faces another affront to New Hampshire’s vaunted first-in-the-nation primary, this one from a familiar foe with a new strategy.
Lawyers for the state's judicial retirement plan said a former judge who resigned in 2008 after helping her disbarred lawyer hide money from the state is not entitled to get nearly a $90,000 annual pension and more than $400,000 in back pay and health coverage.
CONCORD — In a day of high drama at the State House, Bill Gardner, the nation’s longest-serving Secretary of State, held off a formidable challenge by former Executive Councilor Colin Van Ostern, eking out a four-vote win to another two-year term.
CONCORD — Longtime GOP stalwart Wayne MacDonald has announced he will not seek reelection as chairman of the state Republican Party, clearing the way for Trump supporter Stephen Stepanek, who formally announced his bid for the position two weeks ago.
CONCORD — A high-powered commission failed to endorse moving the start of all public schools until after Labor Day, but submitted a report that offers a “road map” on how to overcome obstacles to the change.
New Hampshire is now one of five states that have a waiver from traditional Medicaid rules, issued by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), allowing the state to impose work requirements.
CONCORD — Five former New Hampshire governors took a public stand in support of long-serving Secretary of State Bill Gardner on Wednesday, with an endorsement published in major media throughout the state.
With only a week to go before the vote on a new secretary of state, longtime incumbent Bill Gardner and his challenger, former Executive Councilor Colin Van Ostern, are putting their campaigns into high gear.
A Trump administration watchdog group concluded that most of the allegations whistleblowers at the Manchester VA Medical Center have made regarding the leadership style of upper management were groundless.
CONCORD -- The third, long-shot candidate for NH secretary of state abruptly dropped out Friday, blasting Democratic Party leaders for having what he called a "warped obsession with absolute partisan fealty."
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a class action lawsuit against the state in federal court seeking an end to the practice of “psychiatric boarding,” in which mental health patients are held against their will in hospital emergency rooms as they await admission to the state psychiatric hospital.
CONCORD — Democratic Minority Leader Steve Shurtleff, D-Penacook, will face a challenge from veteran progressive Rep. Renny Cushing, D-Hampton, when the newly elected Democratic House majority meets on Thursday to elect their nominee for Speaker.