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16 hrs ago | Sentencing Law and Policy

Effort to repeal death penalty in New Hampshire falls one vote short

As reported in this New York Times piece , headlined "Measure to Repeal Death Penalty Fails by a Single Vote in New Hampshire Senate," a tie vote yesterday in the Granite State will keep the death penalty alive there for now.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US Politics, Jeb Bradley, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Hampshire, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

17 hrs ago | Ballot Access News

New Hampshire Legislature Defeats Bill to Ease Ballot Access, and...

On April 15, the New Hampshire Senate defeated HB 1322 by a vote of 13-11. All members of the State Senate voted.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, Libertarian Party, US News

21 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

Sen. Odell won't seek re-election

CONCORD A day after he was one of two Republican Senators to vote to repeal the death penalty, Sen. Bob Odell announced he would not seek re-election to the District 8 seat he has held for six terms.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Bangor Daily News

House Speaker makes final push for Medicaid expansion with plan based on New Hampshire

The debate over Medicaid expansion has dominated the 126th Legislature, and will continue to do so as the session winds down and lawmakers prepare to head back to their districts.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, New Hampshire, US News, Maggie Hassan, US Governors

The Washington Post

New Hampshire wona t repeal the death penalty

New Hampshire will keep the death penalty after all, despite coming very close to becoming the last state in New England to abolish capital punishment.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire, Maggie Hassan, US Governors, Sports

Wed Apr 16, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Frustration With Medical Marijuana Delays

Last year, supporters of marijuana use for health purposes cheered when a bill became law.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law, New Hampshire

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Real Clear Politics

The Man Who Keeps New Hampshire First

A few weeks ago, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner received a phone call from someone in Utah whom he'd never met.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, 9

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Scott Brown's comeback?

Former U.S. senator Scott Brown would like to become Sen. Scott Brown once more.

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Related Topix: Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire, Healthcare Law, Law

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Hill

Cruz: Sebelius departure doesn't end O-Care fight

Sen. Ted Cruz insisted that Kathleen Sebelius' exit from the top post at the Department of Health and Human Services will not end conservatives' battle against ObamaCare.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Healthcare Law, Law, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire

Concord Monitor

Medicaid managed care for developmentally disabled people, substance...

The state is delaying implementing the next phase of managed care for Medicaid recipients, with Gov. Maggie Hassan saying there needs to be more public input.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Maggie Hassan, US Governors, New Hampshire

Fri Apr 11, 2014

NH Insider

NH Senate Commerce Committee to Consider Moratorium on Zohydro

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Andy Sanborn, R-Bedford, announced today that he plans to introduce legislation that would prohibit the use or distribution of the painkiller Zohydro in New Hampshire for up to 18 months.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, New Hampshire, Drugs, Food and Drug Administration

The Hill

Brown gets back in his truck for first NH ad

New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown is launching his first ad in the race on Monday, a positive spot that touts his listening tour across the state in his iconic truck.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Democrat, New Hampshire

NH Insider

NH DHHS - Hepatitis a vaccination clinics Friday, April 11th

The Capital Area Public Health Network in coordination with the town of Hopkinton and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, will be holding hepatitis A vaccination clinics Friday, April 11th from 5 PM 8 PM, and Saturday April 12th from 10 AM 2 PM.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Vaccinations, Health, New Hampshire

Thu Apr 10, 2014

UnionLeader.com

More fruits, veggies needed in NH's diet

Adults and adolescents in the Granite State eat about 1.8 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, a little more than the national average of 1.6 per day, but far less than the recommended five servings.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, New Hampshire, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nutrition

Tue Apr 08, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Premium spike: Obamacare costs NH

Its short title is "the Affordable Care Act." Being the work of Congress, naturally it has made health care less affordable.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, New Hampshire, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

NH Insider

NH Council of Churches - Repeal the Death Penalty

This notice comes to you to inform you of recent progress on an issue of common concern and we know you will want to participate because we are people of faith.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, New Hampshire

UnionLeader.com

Cheaper, more available than prescription drugs, heroin addiction now an 'epidemic' says DHHS

Heroin use across the state is reach epidemic proportions, according to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services , Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Healthcare Law, Law, New Hampshire

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WVNY

NH Health Dept. Offering Award for Breastfeeding Friendly Businesses

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services says that breastfeeding support for new mothers can make a huge difference.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire

Fri Apr 04, 2014

JD Supra

Manatt on Medicaid: New Hampshire Elects to Expand Medicaid Using Private Plans

Editor's Note: Last week, New Hampshire joined Arkansas and Iowa in adopting Medicaid expansion plans that rely on premium assistance for coverage of expansion adults.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, New Hampshire

Thu Apr 03, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Art exhibit, workshops focus on children of incarcerated parents

"The Forgotten, Children of Incarcerated Parents" opens at the Kimball Jenkins Estate in Concord Monday and continues through April 24. Nine life-sized murals titled "A Perfect Day with Dad" and three posters titled "A Family Portrait with Mom" were created by male and female inmates and their children in 2012 and 2013.

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