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3 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Ending gender pay discrimination

On July 22, Gov. Maggie Hassan signed Senate Bill 207, the Paycheck Fairness Act.

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Related Topix: US Governors, New Hampshire, Opinion

7 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

U.S. casino industry in the midst of collapse

Atlantic City is in free fall with its newest mega casino, Revel, filing for bankruptcy protection, Showboat Atlantic City announcing it will close Aug. 31, and Trump Plaza Hotel Casino closing Sept.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, US Governors, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Union slams Hassan veto of 'positive work environment' bill

Gov. Maggie Hassan on Monday vetoed legislation that was designed to create a "positive work environment" for state workers, a bill she warned would have led to a flood of lawsuits against the state and disrupt workplace supervision.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, John Lynch, US News

New Hampshire Public Radio -

New Law Demands Transparency From Politically Active Nonprofits

Governor Maggie Hassan signed a bill into law late last week requiring nonprofit organizations that engage in political activities to report their expenditures.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

IBEW: Little progress in FairPoint contract negotiations

Unions representing FairPoint Communications workers in northern New England say the sides remain far apart in contract negotiations.

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Related Topix: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Electricians, Wiremen, and Linemen), US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

WCAX-TV Burlington

Rutland airport awarded federal funding

The state airport in Rutland has won an $8 million dollar federal grant to make safety improvements.

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Related Topix: Rutland, VT, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Hassan Vetoes Workplace Anti-Bullying Bill

Governor Maggie Hassan has vetoed a bill she called "well-intentioned" aimed at protecting public employees from bullying in the workplace.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

N.H. governor signs handheld cellphone driving ban

Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed a bill banning handheld cellphone use while driving in New Hampshire as of July 1, 2015.

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Nashua Telegraph

Senate GOP leaders cool to Medicaid expansion

Several GOP Senate candidates are opposing incumbents in the Sept. 9 primary and their support of the New Hampshire Health Protection Program is a key talking point.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, New Hampshire, US News, Merrimack, NH, US Governors, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Concord Monitor

Students in St. Paul's summer program not ready to say goodbye

For 5A1 2 weeks this summer, 267 students from 76 New Hampshire high schools came to the Concord school to pursue their academic passions and get a taste of the social conventions they will experience when they go to college.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Colebrook, NH

Concord Monitor

Letter: For women, battle isn't over

Though there are many who may believe that women have achieved equity in the workplace, there is much left to be done.

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UnionLeader.com

'Economic patriotism'; tax rates and border jumpers

In 2008, Joe Biden famously said that paying more in taxes was patriotic. Now the Obama administration and the Democrats in Congress are making a big push to defend high corporate taxes by using the same rhetoric.

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Nashua Telegraph

Process sets a dangerous precedent

There is a hue and cry being raised over the state of New Hampshire's real estate transfer tax, a 1.5 percent levy that is paid when most property in the state changes hands.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire Government, New Hampshire, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

WTOP-FM Washington

Food Fight

Maria Arvarado, of Haverhill, Mass. finds empty produce bins as she shops Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Market Basket supermarket in Haverhill, Mass.

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Related Topix: Haverhill, MA, Massachusetts, US Governors, West Bridgewater, MA, Bridgewater, MA, Clark University

Concord Monitor

Editorial: The troubled journey to death row

New Hampshire's law sanctioning capital punishment got a stay of execution in April when the state Senate split 12-12 on a repeal bill Gov. Maggie Hassan said she would sign.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Death Penalty, Manchester, NH, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

UnionLeader.com

NH gubernatorial candidate Hemingway favors business flat tax, smaller state government

Republican gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hemingway has proposed a business flat tax as a way to boost New Hampshire's economy, but it is also part of his desire to achieve a smaller, more limited state government.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, Healthcare Law, Law, Bristol, NH, Alton, NH, Pittsfield, NH, US Governors

Nashua Telegraph

'Hidden' real estate tax: Fodder for frontal election-year assault in NH

What do we make of the Senate Republican attack against Gov. Maggie Hassan for pursuing a "new, hidden tax" on ground leases by expanding the state tax on real estate transfer? At this juncture, it's still largely a "he said, he said" controversy, and the assault came from a unique, though politically predictable, source.

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Related Topix: Charles Bass, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Bradley, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, US Governors, Manchester, NH

WKXW-FM Trenton

Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.

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Related Topix: Haverhill, MA, West Bridgewater, MA, Bridgewater, MA, US Governors, Clark University

ABC News

Despite Clinton: O'Malley in Iowa Amid 2016 Talk

The Maryland governor is filling the void in Iowa, New Hampshire and beyond during the early stages of the 2016 presidential race, campaigning for fellow Democrats and making personal appeals while former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton remains the prohibitive - if yet undeclared - favorite.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Hillary Clinton, US Governors

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Nashua Telegraph

NH puts hold on ER policy under Medicaid expansion

The state's top health official agreed to rethink how up to 50,000 residents who are newly eligible for Medicaid would receive care in emergency rooms after hospital executives, doctors, and advocates for the poor and mentally ill criticized the proposal.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicine, Salem, NH, US Governors, Medicare

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