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Hassan, colleagues urge FCC to help connect students to online learning

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined in leading 30 of her colleagues, including Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), in calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to immediately utilize the E-Rate program to provide internet connectivity to students who are learning ...

Emmy winner, Judge Greg Mathis, to speak at Manchester NAACP annual fundraiser

The Manchester Branch of the NAACP will be hosting our 10th Annual Freedom Fund Event virtually. The theme of this year's online event is "Unity Over Division: Reparations Now." The event will be held on Saturday, September 26th, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online for $30 at ...

Hassan cosponsors bipartisan legislation to help law enforcement

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan, a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, cosponsored bipartisan legislation to ensure that personnel at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have the tools that they need to more easily detect synthetic opioids ...

Tax protester in 2007 standoff requests time served sentence

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man up for resentencing this month over a monthslong armed standoff with U.S. marshals in 2007 to protest a tax evasion conviction says he should be sentenced to the 13 years he has already served. Edward Brown, 78, was sentenced to 37 years in prison after the ...

Insurance department: More than $2.6M in benefits found

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Insurance Department says more than $2.6 million in life unclaimed insurance benefits has been found for residents since 2016. The department said each year, millions of dollars in life insurance benefits go unclaimed by beneficiaries who can't find ...

Officials react to education funding request

CONCORD - On Thursday, during Governor Sununu’s press conference, the governor criticized the City of Manchester’s requests for additional education funding following the reallocation of State Adequate Education Aid funding. The motion to apply the $3.5 million in State Adequate Education ...

Pappas releases statement marking National POW/MIA Recognition Day

MANCHESTER – Friday, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), a member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs and sponsor of the National POW/MIA Flag Act, released the following statement marking National POW/MIA Recognition Day: "Today, we honor the lives and legacies of the over 82,000 ...

Senate passes Cornyn, Hassan’s Jenna Quinn Law to prevent child abuse

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) released the following statements after the Senate passed the Jenna Quinn Law last night, which would allow current grant funds to be used to train and educate students, teachers, caregivers, and other adults who work with ...

Carson, Birdsell Frustrated by Exit 4A Construction Delay

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Department of Transportation announced that they would not be building Exit 4A on I-93 as scheduled. The project has been pushed back to a 2026 completion date due to a lack of funding. Senator Sharon Carson (R-Londonderry) and Senator Regina Birdsell (R-Hampstead) ...