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Kuster condemns Trump Administration

WASHINGTON – Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) ), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, condemned the Trump Administration's reckless decision to file a brief with the Supreme Court asking the justices to strike down the entirety of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A new report ...

Carson, French fight for constitutional rights of Granite Staters

CONCORD – he New Hampshire Judiciary Committee voted HB 687, a bill relative to extreme risk protection orders, ought to pass. The Red Flag bill passed 3-2 on a party line vote. Senator Sharon Carson (R-Londonderry) and Senator Harold French (R-Franklin) issued the following ...

Bedford man charged with a dozen counts of domestic violence in Nashua

NASHUA – Bedford resident Benjamin Galucki remained behind bars following Monday's Superior Court hearing on the 13 charges – one felony and a dozen misdemeanors – police lodged against him in connection with an alleged series of assaults that landed a 23-year-old Nashua woman in the ...

Nashua, Amherst teachers semifinalists for NH Teacher of the Year

CONCORD – A teacher of English language learners at Nashua's Ledge Street Elementary School and a humanities teacher at Amherst Middle School have been named semi-finalists for the 2021 New Hampshire Teacher of the Year award, the state Department of Education has announced. Danielle ...

Send. Hassan, Shaheen call for additional school funding

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) and additional colleagues in calling for at least $175 billion for the Elementary and Secondary Education Relief Fund in any future COVID-19 relief package. The pandemic has led to ...

Hassan joins in introducing bipartisan legislation to help nonprofits

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined her colleagues in introducing the Protecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act, bipartisan legislation to help keep nonprofits afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. This bipartisan legislation was led by Senators Tim Scott ...

Shaheen & NASA administrator highlight contracting opportunities for N.H.

MANCHESTER – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations (CJS) Subcommittee which funds the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), hosted a virtual roundtable with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine ...

Hanover chief issues rule requiring officers to intervene in police misconduct

The New Hampshire Senate this week passed a multifaceted criminal justice bill requiring police to report misconduct of fellow officers and banning choke holds, the type of tactic a former Minneapolis police officer used on George Floyd, crushing his knee into Floyd’s neck until he could no ...

Last JFK sibling Jean Kennedy Smith dies at 92

Jean Kennedy Smith, who was the last surviving sibling of President John F. Kennedy and who as a U.S. ambassador played a key role in the peace process in Northern Ireland, has died, relatives said Thursday. She was 92. Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, Smith’s nephew, confirmed her death. ...

Summer school guidance issued, historic garden recreated

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Summer school teachers and students are getting guidance about how to stay safe, and a historic garden recreated on the Isles of Shoals every summer has a new temporary home because of the coronavirus pandemic. SUMMER SCHOOL Teachers, students and staff will be ...

Lawsuit heard, movies, amusement parks get guidance

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man should not be allowed to sue over a Nashua face-covering ordinance and the governor's declaration of a state of emergency because he has not cited any specific harm, lawyers said Thursday. Andrew Cooper's request to block the emergency declaration and the city's ...

Father’s Day to mark a year since crash that killed 7 bikers

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Father's Day will mark a year since seven motorcyclists died in a collision with a pickup truck in New Hampshire, a tragedy that brought a lot of people together, Gov. Chris Sununu said Thursday. Sununu remembered "the fallen seven" at a news conference in Concord on ...