11 min ago
Diana Lacey: $50 million in personnel cuts would hurt NH
The Union Leader last week published a column by Charles Arlinghaus presenting his take on the current state budget process.
4 hrs ago
Judge strikes down state education tax credit program, appeal expected
A Superior Court judge ruled Monday the state education tax credit program enacted by last year's conservative Legislature is unconstitutional because, the judge said, it diverts tax payments to religious schools.
8 hrs ago
House-Senate talks on voter ID bill quickly break down, but agreement still possible
A student identification card will no longer be a valid ID for voting in New Hampshire as of Sept.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Who will handle complaints about phone service? [The New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester]
June 15--In June 2012, Gov. John Lynch signed into law legislation that rewrote the book on telecommunications in New Hampshire.
State pays victims of inmate freed by mistake
The state has agreed to pay a total of $60,000 to settle lawsuits filed by two women who were victimized by a state prison inmate who was mistakenly released on parole last year, then went on a two-day crime spree before being arrested.James Rand, 46, was released on parole to the streets of Concord in March 2012, instead of to the custody of the ... (more)
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Josiah Bartlett Center - Conference Committees, 1977, and What Happens in NH Doesn't Have a Budget?
Just before dawn in the early morning of Friday, July 1, the New Hampshire House and Senate recessed with no budget and no legal authority for the government to operate.
NHDP - Republicans Forced to Resort to Desperate Lies to Hide Lack of ...
Concord - In a desperate attempt to defend their Tea Party agenda of standing between New Hampshire citizens and affordable health care, New Hampshire Republicans are resorting to distorting former Governor Lynch's words and actions.
Political Veterans to Join Tuck's Center for Global Business and Government
Newswise - "It is truly an honor to have Judd Gregg, John Lynch, and Matthew Rees join the Center for Global Business and Government," said Matthew Slaughter, faculty director of the center and the associate dean of faculty at Tuck.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
5 nominees surprised by honor, though no one else in the state was
Claira Monier, former executive director of the NH Housing Finance Authority, walks to the podium during the New Hampshire Union Leader Legacy Awards held at the Palace Theater on Thursday.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Ribbon-cutting to mark completion of BAE Systems Independence Hall
The speaking presentation will include president of BAE Systems' Electronic Systems sector, Dan Gobel; NH Department of Health and Human Services' Commissioner Nicholas Toumpas; Maj.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
House Democrats, Senate Republicans far apart - " for now - " on voter ID reforms
When Democrats won control of the House last fall, rolling back or repealing the state's new voter ID law was one of their priorities.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Governor for 8 years, he's got NH in his heart
Former New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch said he takes pride in New Hampshire's ability to come together during a crisis.
Foster's Daily Democrat
NH Exec Council confirms 3 commish nominees
New Hampshire's Executive Council has unanimously confirmed three commissioner nominations by Gov. Maggie Hassan to head the departments of Insurance, Information Technology and Revenue Administration.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
NHDP - Bragdon's Desperate Budget Claims Unfounded and Misleading
"Scared of voter's reaction to the Republicans' reckless and irresponsible budget Senator Bragdon is flailing and desperately fabricating misleading and false attacks about the Governor.
Democrats and the State Employees' Association are warning that hundreds of state workers could be laid off under the Senate Republicans' draft budget, which requires Gov.
NH Senate President Bragdon Responds to Gov. Hassan's Budget Criticism
Concord, NH Senate President Peter Bragdon, R-Milford, issued the following statement in response to Governor Hassan calling the Senate's proposed budget fiscally irresponsible: "Governor Hassan is welcome to disagree with the spending priorities outlined in the Senate budget, but given her abysmal fiscal record when she was a state senator we ... (more)
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Star Parker: The Liberal Onslaught Against Kelly Ayotte
We ought to get perspective on the real nature of the most recent push on gun control, initiated out of the White House.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Another View: Why the casino bill really failed in the House
The pundits and the analysts have told us why the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted "no" on SB 152, the casino bill.
It ay be difficult to muffle motorcycles
Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts are expected to roll through the state for the upcoming Motorcyle Week festivities in Laconia.
Sat Jun 01, 2013