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Gubernatorial News

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July 1, 2015
NHPR: By announcing campaign bid early, is Ayotte trying to force Hassan's hand?
NHPR: Hassan signs bill to study commuter rail funding

June 30, 2015
NH1: Hassan officially signs bill to study commuter rail funding for NH

June 28, 2015
Union Leader: Hassan veto fuels talk she won't challenge Ayotte

June 27, 2015
Union Leader: Hassan vetoes bill requiring parental notice
Foster's Daily Democrat: Hassan: Proud that state helped pave way to 'historic day'

June 26, 2015
Seacoast Online: Hassan vetoes budget of 'false promises'
WMUR: Gov. Hassan vetoes budget passed by NH House, Senate
Concord Monitor: Hassan vetoes budget; will sign 6-month spending plan

June 25, 2015
NH1: Hassan, GOP legislative leaders drift further away from compromise in NH budget
NHPR: As House, Senate pass budget, Hassan reiterates veto vow
Concord Monitor: PolitiFact NH: Ad says Hassan proposed $1 billion spending increase
Eagle-Tribune: Hassan determined to veto state budget

June 24, 2015
Seacoast Online: Hassan and GOP senators clash on budget
NH1: NH budget showdown shifts to what happens day before vote

June 23, 2015
WMUR: Rove-backed group to begin airing radio ad blasting Hassan on budget veto threat
WMUR: Hassan: Proposed state budget 'sets us up to fail'

June 20, 2015
NH1: Sparks fly over Gov. Hassan's veto threat and 2016 presidential fortunes

June 19, 2015
WMUR: Hassan promises veto of Republican-led budget plan
Nashua Telegraph: Hassan threatens to veto Republican-crafted state budget
NH1: Hassan vows to veto budget proposed by NH GOP

June 18, 2015
NHPR: Gov. Hassan threatens to veto budget if it doesn't change
Seacoast Online: 'You are our future,' governor tells Newfields class of 2015
Union Leader: Governor threatens veto of state budget
WMUR: Hassan threatens to veto Republican-crafted budget

June 17, 2015
Nashua Telegraph: Hassan critical of GOP budget priorities

June 15, 2015
NHPR: State budget negotiations pose political test for Hassan

June 13, 2015
Union Leader: Hassan vetoes bill that would allow opt-out of standardized testing
Concord Monitor: Hassan vetoes bill letting students opt out of state tests
Nashua Telegraph: Hassan nominates former Nashua alderman James Tollner to Nashua Police Commission
NH1: Governor Hassan not ready to use 'V word' in state budget talks

June 12, 2015
NHPR: Gov. Hassan likely to veto change in voting requirement
WMUR: Voting residency requirement faces possible veto by governor
Concord Monitor: Hassan urged to veto 30-day residency requirement for voting
Union Leader: Law gives agencies broader power to enter homes where child abuse is suspected

June 11, 2015
WMUR: New Hampshire Primary Source: Conservative group about to add radio ads to its anti-Hassan campaign

June 10, 2015
NHPR: Hassan lauds seniors who gave up school trip to help principal with cancer
Citizen of Laconia: Hassan talks healthcare in Plymouth

June 9, 2015
NH1: New NH law passed to sustain shellfish restoration in Great Bay
Seacoast Online: Gov. Hassan signs into law Great Bay shellfish restoration bill
WMUR: Conservative group makes $1 million ad buy to hit Hassan on spending

June 8, 2015
Concord Monitor: Legislature sends dozens of bills to Hassan's desk

June 5, 2015
Eagle-Tribune: Hassan, Senate Republicans at odds over $11.3B budget plan

June 3, 2015
NH1: Children banned from NH alcohol labels
NH1: Gov. Hassan vetoes end-of-life bill
NHPR: Hassan signs bill making overdose-reversing drug Narcan available by prescription
Seacoast Online: Gov. Hassan signs bill allowing anti-overdose drug prescriptions
Seacoast Online: Gov. Hassan vetoes end-of-life, constitutional convention bills
Seacoast Online: Tanning ban for minors becomes law in NH
WMUR: Governor signs bill that bans tanning for teens
Concord Monitor: New law takes effect immediately offering overdose reversal medicine to public
Concord Monitor: New law bans indoor tanning for minors

Legislature News

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July 2, 2015
NHBR: NH edging out of its pension fund hole

July 1, 2015
NHPR: State government will run today despite new budget
Union Leader: Wrangling continues over $11.35b state budget

June 30, 2015
Foster's Daily Democrat: University system to raise tuition, cut expenses
Foster's Daily Democrat: State agencies, programs face budgetary uncertainty
NH1: In-state tuition freeze ends in Granite State for University System of NH
NHPR: Legislative work to continue through summer
Concord Monitor: Citing state budget, officials raise tuition at New Hampshire’s universities

June 29, 2015
Seacoast Online: Bill to study commuter rail funding heads to Hassan's desk

June 28, 2015
Concord Monitor: Capital Beat: In budget impasse, blame aplenty
Union Leader: State House Dome: Things can get really ugly fighting over money

June 27, 2015
Nashua Telegraph: Morse supports rail to Nashua, but lists other priorities
NH1: NH House leaders debate Hassan veto, Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare, same-sex marriage
NHPR: DHHS says it expects to overspend its current budget

June 26, 2015
NHPR: After veto, timeline on new state budget is up in the air
Seacoast Online: Legislature OKs tax law change sought by Planet Fitness
WMUR: Bill allowing baby pictures on beer bottles goes through
Foster's Daily Democrat: School funding unlikely to be revisited in state budget
Nashua Telegraph: Budget veto likely to lead to extended impasse

June 25, 2015
NH1: Hassan, GOP legislative leaders drift further away from compromise in NH budget
NHPR: As House, Senate pass budget, Hassan reiterates veto vow
NHPR: 2015 budget: Where the governor and Legislature disagree
Union Leader: Republican lawmakers approve $11.35 billion state budget; governor's veto awaits
WMUR: NH House, Senate pass budget ahead of promised Hassan veto
Concord Monitor: With sides dug in, budget heads toward veto
Foster's Daily Democrat: Wrangling over state budget likely to continue for months

June 24, 2015
Nashua Telegraph: GOP leaders say shutdown over budget would be ‘worst thing;’ compromise sought in continuing resolution
NH1: NH budget showdown shifts to what happens day before vote
NHPR: House, Senate to take up state budget today
Seacoast Online: Hassan and GOP senators clash on budget
Union Leader: State lawmakers: Get ready for a long wait on the budget
Concord Monitor: NH lawmakers locked in stalemate now must come together for short-term deal

June 23, 2015
Foster's Daily Democrat: State rep. loses battle with kidney cancer
Concord Monitor: With NH budget set to expire, temporary spending plan in works

June 22, 2015
Seacoast Online: State lawmakers begin work on short-term spending plan
Union Leader: Proposed tax change sparks debate in NH

June 21, 2015
Concord Monitor: Capital Beat: Health, social service backers silent on Hassan budget veto threat
Eagle-Tribune: NH legislators debate tax changes, welfare restrictions
Eagle-Tribune: Battle resumes this week over NH budget

June 20, 2015
Nashua Telegraph: Republicans say budget won’t change much despite veto threat
Concord Monitor: Lawmakers debate taxes, limits on welfare and more

June 19, 2015
NHPR: Interactive Map: How Much Will Budget 'Downshifting' Cost Your Town?
NHPR: Republican-Backed Spending Plan Passes, Despite Veto Threat
NHPR: 2015 Budget: What the Compromise Looks Like
Seacoast Online: Sen. Fuller Clark wants AG review of cop's inheritance case
Union Leader: As veto looms, it's Plan B for state budget
Foster's Daily Democrat: Republicans: Budget won't change much despite Gov. Hassan veto threat
NH1: Fetal homicide bill bid collapses with NH House-Senate impasse
NHBR: NH securities law rewrite clears conference committee

June 18, 2015
NH1: House-Senate negotiators embrace tax break for all firms that Planet Fitness first sought
NHBR: RGGI compromise falls flat in committee
Union Leader: Planet Fitness tax break moves forward
Concord Monitor: Tax code change for Planet Fitness broadened to other businesses
Concord Monitor: NH budget talks do little to allay concerns over swelling prison overtime costs
Concord Monitor: Budget negotiators deny pay raise to state workers
Foster's Daily Democrat: Budget writers OK business tax cuts, school funding changes

June 17, 2015
Foster's Daily Democrat: Lawmakers attach $50 fine to domestic violence convictions
NH1: Big breakthrough for state's battle against domestic violence
NHPR: Mental health community embraces uncertainty awaiting state budget
Union Leader: State budget negotiators agree on some key issues
Union Leader: NH lawmakers hit impasse on carbon emissions tax
Concord Monitor: NH budget negotiators endorse more funding for state substance abuse programs  
Concord Monitor: Joint House, Senate committee approves increased funding for domestic violence programs

June 16, 2015
NH1: NH budget talks get off to slow start, lay out the differences
NHPR: Final budget negotiations off to a slow start
Seacoast Online: NH budget negotiators hold off on major debates
Union Leader: Lawmakers debate bill to increase funding for domestic violence program

June 15, 2015
NHPR: Interactive: How would school funding changes affect my district?
NHPR: As budget boils down, schools everywhere lean on local taxpayers

June 14, 2015
Concord Monitor: Capital Beat: Budget proposal lacking COO job
Foster's Daily Democrat: Dover senator suggests new plan for Gen. Sullivan Bridge
NHPR: A taxing issue: Some background on business taxes in NH

June 13, 2015
Union Leader: House, Senate budget writers agree on spending plan in first budget conference
NH1: NH Political Report: Don't be fooled; state budget deal is no slam dunk

June 12, 2015
NHPR: Tax cut plan splits political - and business - opinion
NHPR: Senate, House leaders: Talk of government shutdown 'unfounded'
Seacoast Online: Lawmakers, ACLU protest NH 30-day residency voting requirement
Seacoast Online: NH House overrides Hassan veto regarding minors on beer bottles
Concord Monitor: NH House pushes back against babies-on-beer bill veto
NHBR: Legislative session has goodies for business

June 11, 2015
Union Leader: Lawmakers say state govt. shutdown 'unlikely'
Eagle-Tribune: NH state budget debate intensifies

June 10, 2015
Nashua Telegraph: State Legislature to look at Liquor Commission settlement with Law Warehouse
Union Leader: State budget writers closer than thought on revenue estimates

June 9, 2015
NH1: Crunch time approaches for NH lawmakers
NHPR: Bradley to Democrat: Meet us half way
NHPR: D'Allesandro: Budget should have addressed state employee pay raises, DHHS funding
WMUR: Gene Chandler heads list of 13 NH House members backing Fiorina
Concord Monitor: NH Senate President Chuck Morse calls for review of ‘circumstances surrounding’ Liquor Commission’s $2.5M settlement

June 8, 2015
Concord Monitor: Legislature sends dozens of bills to Hassan's desk
Concord Monitor: Representatives, senators begin negotiations on key bills
Union Leader: State House Dome: Budget compromise faces loose deadline

June 7, 2015
Concord Monitor: Capital Beat: Substance abuse aid shorted by budget
Eagle-Tribune: Senate OKs 911 immunity bill

June 6, 2015

WMUR: Senate tables effort to decriminalize marijuana possession
Concord Monitor: Senate tables proposal to decriminalize marijuana
NH1: Long campaign to decriminalize pot collapses in Senate

June 5, 2015
Seacoast Online: NH Senate passes $11.3 billion budget
Seacoast Online: NH Uber-study bill poised for passage
Union Leader: NH Senate Roundup: Marijuana decriminalization plan tabled; business tax plan OK'd
WMUR: New Hampshire Senate passes $11.3 billion budget
Concord Monitor: Senate tables proposal to decriminalize marijuana
Concord Monitor: Senate-approved budget plan doesn’t include raises for state employees
Concord Monitor: State budget plan calls for consolidation of HHS district offices
Eagle-Tribune: Hassan, Senate Republicans at odds over $11.3B budget plan
NHPR: With nudge from Benson, Senate moves fast on Planet Fitness Bill
NHPR: Senate amends bill giving immunity to people who report overdoses
NHPR: NH Senate approves 2-year budget along party lines

June 4, 2015
NHPR: 'Felonies first' bill passes NH House
Seacoast Online: NH House passes bill requiring 30 days as resident to vote
Concord Monitor: Vote clears way for sale of NH power plants; payment for scrubber set
Concord Monitor: House passes bill expanding voter residency requirements

June 3, 2015
NHPR: GOP senators defend proposed state spending plan
Union Leader: Dems blast Senate Finance Committee's $11.33b budget

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