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Budget negotiators reach agreement on elements of policy bill, including abortion...

House and Senate budget negotiators look set to move ahead on a provision to ban abortions in New Hampshire after 24 weeks – one...

45 bills to be taken up during ‘committee of conference’ process

They started with 773 bills in January. They passed 207, killed 147, retained 189, re-referred 42, and tabled dozens more, many of which were...

Teachers come under pressure as politicians, parents battle over ‘critical race...

WASHINGTON — Teachers from Tennessee to Iowa are swept up in a wave of outrage led by GOP politicians nationwide over how schools teach...

Justice Department to increase legal staff amid surge in restrictive voting...

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice announced Friday that it is doubling its enforcement attorneys who will work to protect voting rights. U.S. Attorney General...

Governor seeks sole authority to sell former Laconia State School property

This story was updated on June 9, 2021, at 4 p.m. with new information. For five years, the Lakeshore Redevelopment Planning Commission has pursued its...

Here’s what’s next for the state budget

The speeches are wrapped and the amendments are finalized. As of last week, New Hampshire’s two sprawling budget bills – House Bill 1 and...

Some worry ‘divisive concepts’ bill could affect college Title IX funding

Update: This story has been updated to clarify that the New Hampshire Department of Justice is taking a neutral position on the "divisive concepts"...

Abortion ban, vouchers, ‘divisive concepts’ dominate debate as Senate passes budget

The New Hampshire Senate voted to pass a $13.5 billion budget on party lines Thursday, handing the document back to the House after an...

Thursday House Roundup: From election law and ‘vaccine freedom’ to remote...

The New Hampshire House was in session Thursday at the NH Sportsplex in Bedford. Here's a roundup of some of the day's big votes....

House defeats right-to-work legislation

The House defeated a right-to-work bill Thursday, 175-199, disappointing supporters who thought a 2018 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on mandatory union dues would persuade...

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