A battle over billions of dollars in the bankruptcy case of Purdue Pharma has eclipsed what observers see as a key element of a proposed settlement of thousands of opioid lawsuits: a bid to repair the Sackler family legacy.
CONCORD — A legislative ethics panel gave the top House Democrat a light slap on the wrist for having spoken in debate or voted on legislation affecting his full-time job as the president of the state's second largest teachers union.
More people waiting for a permanent place in the state's substance use disorder (SUD) treatment system will have access to respite care services as the state on Wednesday approved contracts to double the number of respite beds.
CONCORD — Grocers and other retailers squared off against environmentalists Tuesday before a House committee considering whether to ban single-use plastic bags and force merchants to charge a new fee for consumers to buy recyclable ones.
The Lakeshore Redevelopment Planning Commission, charged with setting a course for the use of the Laconia State School campus, has received $350,000 to continue its work, after the Legislature adopted the budget.
What if you took the same science-based scrutiny that industries have used to improve the safety of airplane passengers, hospital patients and nuclear power plant workers -- and applied it to protecting children?
CONCORD — Fantasy sports betting giant DraftKings and computer technology leader Intralot have won the initial competition to provide sports-betting services in New Hampshire, with initial bets coming as soon as January.
CONCORD — Gov. Chris Sununu and a task force unveiled a series of ambitious proposals to address the state’s housing shortage that includes hard-and-fast deadlines for local decisions, tax incentives for construction and a potential tax cut for home buyers.
CONCORD — Declaring the system is failing, a legislative committee will recommend court judges be required to help ensure bail commissioners get a $40 fee from defendants unless the arrested are truly indigent.
CONCORD — A key House committee narrowly rejected legislation Tuesday to permit someone to avoid drunken or drugged driving charges if they got into the passenger or back seat of a car to sleep it off.
CONCORD — The next frontier for school choice in New Hampshire took a decisive hit Thursday when a legislative rules panel blocked from moving forward the Learn Everywhere initiative of Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut.
CONCORD — More children exited the New Hampshire child-placement system than were removed from families and placed into situations such as foster care or care by a relative, according to data released last week by the Division for Children, Youth and Families (DCYF).
CONCORD — An impromptu debate Tuesday between a disability rights expert and a school superintendent underlines a persistent controversy over how far a teacher can go to physically control a misbehaving child.
HANOVER — With a month to go until local elections and the New Hampshire primary fast approaching, Town Clerk Betsy McClain is reminding Dartmouth College students — and others across the state — they are allowed to register to vote without establishing residency in the state.
CONCORD — A federal judge said he’ll likely decide by the end of the week whether to block the start of construction of Eversource’s $84 million transmission line that would cross the sensitive Little Bay estuary on the Seacoast.