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The Latest: ‘Communicable diseases’ language stripped from absentee voting bill

This story was updated June 3, 2021, at 4:13. The New Hampshire House is in session at the NH Sportsplex in Bedford. We will be...

All eyes on House Republicans before vote on right-to-work legislation

Since the Legislature last defeated right-to-work legislation in 2017, there have been two significant changes that have both sides predicting victory in Thursday’s House...

Critics unpersuaded by Senate changes to ‘divisive concepts’ bill

When Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley introduced the latest version of the “divisive concepts” bill last week, he made sure to stress what it...

Senate Finance Committee signs off on state budget bills

A broadly altered version of New Hampshire’s two state budget bills cleared a key Senate committee Friday, setting the stage for a partisan floor...

Senate committee adds amended ‘divisive concepts’ language to state budget

A key Senate committee moved forward an amended version of the “divisive concepts” bill, adding it to the New Hampshire budget and setting up...

School voucher program added to budget

A controversial proposal to allow New Hampshire parents to use public funds for private school tuition will move ahead next month, after the Senate...

Targeted by white supremacists, lawmaker seeks solidarity

Early last week, Rep. Manny Espitia’s friend – Nashua Alderman Tom Lopez – told him that white supremacists had left a tag on a...

Electric buses, asphalt, and bridges: Politicians jostle for federal transportation cash

WASHINGTON — The nearly $1 billion that U.S. Rep. Garret Graves is seeking through Congress’ revamped earmarks process isn’t a typo.  The Louisiana Republican says Baton...

House panel OKs amendment on separation of federal, state election processes

This article was updated at 3:50 p.m. on May 19, 2021 to reflect the fact that the bills will be voted on before the...

Eviction worries mount as CDC moratorium is set to end

These days, the complicated state of New Hampshire’s economy can be seen in a number: the weekly eviction rate. At 60 evictions filed in state...

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