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In legislative push for religious liberty, some see potential for discrimination

Like most states, New Hampshire never ordered churches, synagogues, and other houses of worship to close after COVID-19 hit the state, but it did...

Renny Cushing: Dying while legislating

This story was updated 10:25 on May 12, 2021. Renny Cushing doesn’t have a lot of time. Last year, he got the diagnosis no one wants...

$1.5 billion in federal relief headed to New Hampshire

This story was updated May 11, 2021 at 5 p.m. with a statement from the governor's office that was sent after deadline. The $1.9 trillion...

More than $350B in federal recovery cash starts rolling out to...

WASHINGTON — States, cities and counties can begin to tap their share of the $350 billion in federal funds intended to spur a national recovery...

Unemployment in a pandemic is stressful – even before the overpayment...

The New Hampshire Department of Employment Security recently announced it was dropping its effort to collect $25 million in unemployment “overpayments” from 8,000 people...

Senator says arguments against law requiring rear-facing car seats for kids...

New Hampshire senators are divided over whether to require rear-facing car seats for children under 2 years old. While some are pushing for a...

Commentary: Pass the For the People Act to fight voter suppression,...

The late congressman John Lewis once said: "The vote is precious. It is almost sacred. It is the most powerful nonviolent tool we have...

Senators urged to prioritize health care, public education in state budget

This story was updated May 5, 2021 at 8 a.m. Developmental disability advocates, school representatives, health care leaders, and residents took to a public microphone...

Unpacking the budget: From tax reductions to red-listed bridges

This story was updated on May 4, 2021 at 10 a.m. to clarify the details of Gov. Chris Sununu's Department of Energy proposal as...

Senate passes bill to release ‘Laurie List’ of police officers cited...

The New Hampshire Senate passed a bill Thursday to gradually release one of New Hampshire’s most secretive documents: the list of police officers whose...

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