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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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.
21 hrs ago
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Scott Brown's comeback?
Former U.S. senator Scott Brown would like to become Sen. Scott Brown once more.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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.
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.
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 .
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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.