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April 1, 2015NH1: Gov. Hassan would consider Indiana travel banSeacoast Online: Gov. Hassan apologizes to fourth-graders for lawmakers' comments WMUR: Governor visits fourth-graders who proposed raptor billMarch 28, 2015NHPR: Gov. Hassan: Cuts in House budget 'unnecessary,' new revenue neededMarch 25, 2015Seacoast Online: Gov. Hassan, and family, moving to NewfieldsMarch 21, 2015Foster's Daily Democrat: Gov. Hassan defends 4th-graders, blasts lawmakersUnion Leader: Scott Walker knocks Hassan in email blastMarch 19, 2015Union Leader: Gov. Hassan asks supporters to protest GOP's proposed budget cutsMarch 18, 2015Concord Monitor: Graham, Pataki, Hassan throw playful jabs at Wild Irish BreakfastMarch 17, 2015Eagle-Tribune: Hassan requests federal aid for blizzardMarch 13, 2015Concord Monitor: Hassan, speaking to Concord Chamber, continues to oppose business tax reductions Keene Sentinel: Hassan tours Peterborough plant one year after explosion March 11, 2015Nashua Telegraph: Gov, officials honor Greater Nashua soldier PittsMarch 10, 2015Concord Monitor: Budget input solicited through House hearings, Hassan emailsMarch 9, 2015NHPR: Hassan says state needs to support Balsams redevelopmentMarch 8, 2015Nashua Telegraph: NH governor opposes bill to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana March 7, 2015WMUR: Gov. Hassan backs Balsams billConcord Monitor: PolitiFact NH: State GOP says governor is required to notify Senate president of out-of-state travel March 6, 2015Concord Monitor: Senate backs business tax reduction, tables budget reductions against Hassan’s wishesUnion Leader: State senators, governor spar over budget prioritiesMarch 4, 2015Union Leader: Governor refusing to release department head energy proposalsMarch 3, 2015Union Leader: Gov. Hassan's travel records requested by NHGOPUnion Leader: Hassan, Shaheen attend Emily's List galaNH1: NY, DC speeches fuel more Hassan 2016 Senate talk
Registration with individual sites might be required to view some news.April 1, 2015Concord Monitor: NH health care officials say abortion buffer zone law, though barely enforced, has led to fewer, more civil protests Concord Monitor: Long day ahead as NH House votes on $11.2 billion budget bill NH1: Sharp debate over whether to repeal abortion buffer zone lawWMUR: House to vote on multi-billion dollar budget proposalMarch 31, 2015WMUR: Senator may revive 4th-graders' red-tailed hawk ideaConcord Monitor: 300 bodies on the State House lawn to be a ‘wake-up’ call to NH lawmakersNH1: House budget likely to pass and spending advocates don't like itNashua Telegraph: Health and Human Services budget cuts draw concern, dismay NHPR: House budget a test for divided GOP caucusNHPR: Abortion facility buffer zone repeal law heads to SenateSeacoast Online: Surplus symbols? Some say 'bully' NH lawmakers had a point March 30, 2015Union Leader: State House Dome: Any budget plan means service cutsMarch 29, 2015Nashua Telegraph: Proposed budget plan for New Hampshire could mean less state aid to schools in 2017Seacoast Online: Utility pole assessment bill concerns communitiesWMUR: Child's death leads to day care billEagle-Tribune: Proposed NH budget cuts spark outcry March 28, 2015Concord Monitor: Legislators sip on bill to allow alcohol samples at NH farmers marketsConcord Monitor: Senate approves new restrictions on welfare purchasesEagle-Tribune: NH bill would add 30-day residency requirement to vote NHPR: NH chapter of conservative group endorses House Finance budgetMarch 27, 2015WMUR: House budget plan cuts university, energy-efficiency spending article WMUR: Senate passes Balsams billConcord Monitor: Plan would take money from renewable energy fund, university system for DOTConcord Monitor: Senate approves new restrictions on welfare purchases Concord Monitor: NH Senate approves bill at center of Eversourse Energy settlement agreement NH1: Red-tailed hawk bill is far from dead, NH Senate plans revivalNH1: State Senate endorses child abuse reforms after Nashua child's tragic deathNHBR: Senate compromise seeks middle ground on Eversource divestiture costsNHPR: House budget clears committee - againUnion Leader: GOP budget writers reduce state aid to University System of NH, bump aid to DOTMarch 26, 2015Union Leader: NH House reps honor fourth-graders who proposed raptor bill, encourage student involvementUnion Leader: Without gas tax hike, NH House budget stalls WMUR: Budget process hits snag in the New Hampshire HouseWMUR: Sponsor of students' bill apologizes for comments from House membersConcord Monitor: NH lawmakers honor students after raptor debacleConcord Monitor: Department of Transportation spending plan, and gas tax increase struck downEagle-Tribune: House puts hold on NH's gas tax increase Nashua Telegraph: Debate on NHDOT funding to reconvene Thursday NHBR: Two sides face off today on workers’ compensation NHPR: Gas tax falls flat in NH HouseMarch 25, 2015NHPR: House budget clears committee, heads to floorSeacoast Online: Anti-bullying advocates oppose NH student privacy billUnion Leader: Debate rages on as House panel OKs budget with $340m in cutsWMUR: House committee passes budget with major cuts, fee increasesConcord Monitor: NH House Finance Committee looks to pull back mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent offenders Foster's Daily Democrat: House to take up gas tax increaseNashua Telegraph: NH solar energy bill spurs outpouring of public comment March 24, 2015Foster's Daily Democrat: NH may limit access to students' social media accountsNH1: NH lawmaker Burt: Death threats came after 'hot dog' commentNH1: NH House clerk: Too late to discipline Groen for comments on 4th-graders' billNHPR: Fate of probable cause hearings in NH unclearNHPR: NH House budget writers vote to trim state education aidSeacoast Online: House budget writers approve cuts to Hassan's $11.5B plan Union Leader: House budget writers begin finalizing their plan Concord Monitor: Members of House Finance Committee reverse course on Medicaid cuts March 23, 2015Concord Monitor: Proposed Health and Human Services cuts create uncertainty across NHEagle-Tribune: NH House rolls dice again on casinosEagle-Tribune: House will vote on $88 million cut to state DOT Union Leader: Utility debate turns to consumer protectionMarch 22, 2015NH1: Students, parents disappointed in NH lawmakers' reactions to raptor billUnion Leader: Gas-tax boost has backing from GOP Concord Monitor: Capital Beat: As state changes, budget bypasses big questionsEagle-Tribune: House will vote on $88 million cut to state DOTMarch 21, 2015Concord Monitor: PolitiFact NH: Rep. Bill O’Brien says Margaret Sanger was active participant in KKK Concord Monitor: Senate committee not backing workers’ comp fee scheduleFoster's Daily Democrat: Gov. Hassan defends 4th-graders, blasts lawmakersFoster's Daily Democrat: State tables 3 UNH construction plans Nashua Telegraph: NH lawmakers to propose hike in gas tax Nashua Telegraph: House speaker wants apology on abortion comment NH1: Fallout from 4th-graders' failed bill dishes harsh words for NH lawmakersSeacoast Online: Hassan: House budget cuts are 'draconian' Union Leader: Speaker: State rep. should apologize for raptor commentWMUR: Speaker wants apology for abortion comment during debate on students' billWMUR: Gas tax hike weighed as solution to DOT budget hole March 20, 2015Seacoast Online: New Hampshire students' hawk bill provokes abortion comment Seacoast Online: NH House seeks court opinion on voter registration bill Seacoast Online: NH Senate votes not to require teaching of cursive Union Leader: Officials say 700 layoffs likely with House budget writers' $88m in proposed cuts for DOTUnion Leader: Bill requiring 'conspicuous notification' on electric bills passes NH SenateConcord Monitor: House Republicans eye gas tax increase after deep cuts to Department of Transportation budgetConcord Monitor: Senate scuttles proposal to make it illegal to smoke in a car with minors Nashua Telegraph: Fees for retrieving files top 2015 NH Right-to-Know legislation NHBR: NH Senate workers’ comp compromise gets mixed reviewsNHBR: Realtors, bankers at loggerheads over ‘kickback’ billNH1: NH lawmakers brutally kill 4th-graders' bill in front of themNHPR: NH House finance chair calls on Republicans to back gas taxNHPR: NH Senate passes, then tables, business tax cutsMarch 19, 2015NHPR: NH House finance chairman says transportation cuts will pass committeeSeacoast Online: House budget writers delay vote on transportation cuts Union Leader: House proposal to cut $88m from NH DOT budget called 'irresponsible,' 'intolerable' by some repsWMUR: Budget cut could trigger massive layoffs at DOTConcord Monitor: NH House budget writers delay vote on $88 million in DOT cuts Conway Daily Sun: Residents decry cuts to disabled, senior programsMarch 18, 2015WMUR: Veterans, police, university system could face budget cutsConcord Monitor: State backing of $28M for Balsams project takes step forward Foster's Daily Democrat: House budget writers to vote on transportation cutsNHPR: NH House budget writers slash HHS fundingNH1: Financially strapped homeowners ask for foreclosure reliefUnion Leader: State Senate moves Balsams redevelopment forwardUnion Leader: House budget writers trim from Health and Human ServicesMarch 17, 2015Union Leader: Senate committee approves bill to cover oral anti-cancer drugsWMUR: Supporters of Balsams bill gather at State House WMUR: $180 million cut could cause 39,000 to lose access to health careWMUR: DOT: $41 million cut would make roads dangerous, result in layoffsConcord Monitor: DOT warns lawmakers: Budget cut would mean loss of 321 employeesConcord Monitor: Finance chairman says Medicaid expansion in question Concord Monitor: Sunshine Week: Right-to-know record keeping and costs vary wildly across state government Keene Sentinel: Cut in state funding hits county budgetSeacoast Online: NH transportation employees protest possible $41M cut March 16, 2015Seacoast Online: Right to Know requests could become costly in New Hampshire March 15, 2015Seacoast Online: Debate continues over Common Core in NH Legislature Union Leader: State House Dome: The budget process never awe-inspiringConcord Monitor: Capital Beat: Budget battles heating up as legislators face ‘Bloody Sunday’ March 14, 2015NH1: HHS official warns of "profound impacts" from budget cut targetMarch 13, 2015NHPR: House repeals buffer zone bill for abortion clinicsNHPR: NH Senate passes fetal homicide billNHPR: Senate delays vote to extend state Medicaid expansionNHPR: Mandatory paid sick leave fails in NH HouseUnion Leader: NH Senate votes to approve bill to legalize two casinosUnion Leader: Senate kills bill to restore state minimum wageUnion Leader: NH House Roundup: Vote allows medical marijuana patients to grow their own cannabisWMUR: Senate passes bill to license 2 casinosWMUR: Senate passes bill making fetal homicide a crimeConcord Monitor: NH House and Senate vote down bills to increase minimum wageConcord Monitor: House spikes bill to allow government agencies to charge upfront fees for public documentsConcord Monitor: Plan for two casinos in NH, narrowly passes Senate, on to House Nashua Telegraph: Charter school funding bill passes the House Plan for two casinos in NH, narrowly passes Senate, on to House March 12, 2015Concord Monitor: NH House passes bill increasing cost of marriage licenses to raise money for domestic violence programs Concord Monitor: House passes several anti-Common Core bills Nashua Telegraph: Charter school advocates rally at NH Statehouse in support of funding bill Nashua Telegraph: NH House votes to increase domestic violence funding NH1: House passes bill that gives schools Common Core optionNHPR: Charter school advocates push for more state dollarsNHPR: NH House OKs bill to increase marriage license fees for domestic violence preventionNHPR: NH lawmakers overwhelmingly reject more background checks for gun salesNHPR: NH House votes to decriminalize marijuanaNHPR: Fetal homicide one step closer to becoming NH lawUnion Leader: House narrowly approves right-to-work billUnion Leader: House votes overwhelmingly for pot decriminalizationUnion Leader: House approves fetal homicide lawUnion Leader: Under bill approved by House, school districts not required to adopt Common CoreUnion Leader: NH House Roundup: Marriage license fees on the rise, no repeal on cell phone banWMUR: NH House votes to decriminalize small amounts of potWMUR: Gambling bill comes before NH Senate againMarch 11, 2015Foster's Daily Democrat: Bills on abortion, marijuana up before HouseFoster's Daily Democrat: House to debate several anti-Common Core billsNHPR: NH lawmakers set to tackle dozens of bills this weekSeacoast Online: Portsmouth officials to testify in favor of hotel tax Union Leader: Greater EBT card restrictions soughtMarch 10, 2015Union Leader: The bills are coming due in House, Senate Citizen of Laconia: Bill would exempt firms from utility pole taxesConcord Monitor: On medical marijuana zoning, Concord City Council will wait on the State HouseConcord Monitor: Budget input solicited through House hearings, Hassan emails Foster's Daily Democrat: Business group presenting panel discussion on state budgetNHBR: NH colleges’ economic impact: $5.8 billionNHBR: Dealers divided over changes to ‘bill of rights’NHPR: Bill would change how budgets are approved during NH town meetingsSeacoast Online: Marijuana bills advance to NH HouseMarch 8, 2015Seacoast Online: Hang up and drive: Drivers must at least go hands-free by July 1Union Leader: Right to know could get costly Union Leader: Overdose immunity nearing House OKWMUR: Lawmakers consider opening Statehouse on weekendConcord Monitor: Capital Beat: Lots of keno players south of the border come from the Granite StateMarch 7, 2015Union Leader: House budget hearing draws advocates for social service programsNH1: NH Senate stalls on making business owners inform about contraceptive coverageNashua Telegraph: Nashua representative proposes bill seeking two-year transition to new education assessment test Nashua Telegraph: Avard calls campaign contribution story ‘hogwash’ Foster's Daily Democrat: Bill would force State Police to use body cams Concord Monitor: For liberty-minded reps, House agenda is proof NH needs Free StatersMarch 6, 2015Concord Monitor: Advocates testify in favor of increased domestic violence prevention fundingConcord Monitor: Senate backs business tax reduction, tables budget reductions against Hassan’s wishesSeacoast Online: NH senators to vote on business tax reductions, budget cuts Union Leader: House budget hearing draws advocates for social service programsUnion Leader: Senate deadlocks on right-to-work billUnion Leader: State senators, governor spar over budget prioritiesUnion Leader: Senate gives initial OK to changing state education aid distribution, requiring teaching of cursive and multiplication tablesUnion Leader: Senators fail to agree on bill requiring notification of contraception coverageWMUR: Dozens turn out at domestic violence hearing articleWMUR: Committee approves bill to decriminalize marijuanaMarch 5, 2015Eagle-Tribune: NH House supports tanning bed ban for minorsFoster's Daily Democrat: Bill mandates defendants hear victim impact statementsFoster's Daily Democrat: Senators to vote on business tax reductions, budget cutsFoster's Daily Democrat: Bill would require cursive, multiplication tables in schoolNH1: Nursing home cuts - first battleground for NH budget fightNHPR: Senate committee balks at funding for the BalsamsNHPR: NH lawmakers chew on meat, dairy composting proposalUnion Leader: House kills bill that would have repealed ballot ‘selfie’ lawUnion Leader: House supports bill that would protect students’ social media accountsUnion Leader: House votes to add conditions to medical marijuana program listWMUR: Senate committee kills bill that could affect NH licensesWMUR: Salon owners say proposed tanning ban would hurt businessConcord Monitor: NH lawmakers recommend House pass marriage license fee increase March 4, 2015Seacoast Online: Hampton Falls 4th-graders win State House fight for red-tailed hawk billConcord Monitor: Proposed amendment to NH pay-for-information bill would cap retrieval fees at minimum wage Concord Monitor: NH lawmakers recommend House pass marriage license fee increase Foster's Daily Democrat: Watters backs state’s minimum wage at $10/hourNHBR: NH House committee votes against minimum wage hike, backs right-to-workMarch 3, 2015Seacoast Online: Proposed hotel-rooms fee would raise up to $700K for PortsmouthSeacoast Online: NH bills would decriminalize, study legalization of marijuana Seacoast Online: Smoking while in car with minors could soon result in a fineConway Daily Sun: Lawmakers to county commissioners: Hire an administratorMarch 2, 2015NHPR: House to vote on indoor tanning prohibition for minorsNHPR: House to vote on students' social media privacySeacoast Online: NH Senate to take up right to work, full-day kindergarten WMUR: Legislature debates lifting sex offender residency restrictionsConcord Monitor: NH lawmakers debate lifting sex offender residency restrictionsFoster's Daily Democrat: NH bills would increase, eliminate domestic violence funding
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