Friday Feb 21
The Bennington Banner
NH wind project put on hold
A proposal for a 23-turbine wind farm in central New Hampshire is on hold as the project developer addresses issues at an active wind plant it operates.
NH Senate passes bill keeping protesters 25 feet from abortion clinic entrances
CONCORD With four Republicans joining all 11 Democrats, the state Senate on Wednesday passed on a 15-9 roll call vote legislation that would require protesters to stay at least 25 feet from any clinic in the state where abortions are performed.
NHDOT chief warns of cuts, says gas tax needed
Transportation Commissioner Chris Clement commended DOT workers as a snowstorm raged outside the hearing room in Concord on Tuesday, but warned lawmakers that he could have to lay off 700 of those workers if the Legislature fails to approve an increase in the state's gasoline tax or a new casino.
State Senate leaders announce bipartisan Medicaid expansion deal
CONCORD A bipartisan group of Senate leaders announced a compromise agreement that would bring expanded health insurance coverage to about 50,000 of Granite Staters below 138 percent of the federal poverty level using 100 percent federal funding for the next three years.
Senate Republicans kill tax credit proposals
Senate Republicans prevailed in killing three Democratic proposals for tax credits on Thursday.