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Jan. 27, 2015NHPR: Utilities prepare, Hassan declares state of emergency as snowstorm approachesWMUR: Hassan declares state of emergency as blizzard loomsKeene Sentinel: Hassan declares state of emergency, tells NH residents to stay homeJan. 22, 2015Foster's Daily Democrat: After deficit warning, Hassan predicts $1M budget surplusJan. 21, 2015Concord Monitor: Lowering state businesses taxes supported by GOP; Hassan says bills would create hole in budgetJan. 17, 2015WMUR: Gov. Hassan hosting North Country inaugural ball in Bretton WoodsJan. 16, 2015NHPR: Cops permitted easier access to life-saving overdose drugNHPR: STEM in NH schools: How to follow through on task force reportSeacoast Online: New rules would let police treat heroin overdosesConcord Monitor: New rules would allow police to be trained to carry and use anti-overdose drugEagle-Tribune: Hassan proposed naloxone training for policeJan. 15, 2015NHPR: NH budget facing $30 million shortfallConcord Monitor: State needs to patch $30 million hole in the budgetJan. 14, 2015Seacoast Online: Report: NH needs better science, math education Union Leader: Report released on increasing student numbers in STEM fieldsWMUR: State report highlights importance of STEM educationCitizen of Laconia: State pushes STEMConcord Monitor: Governor’s STEM Task Force announces final report, recommendationsJan. 13, 2015NHPR: Hassan appoints county administrator to lead new substance abuse health initiativeJan. 12, 2015Foster's Daily Democrat: Hassan names Wozmak as drug abuse, mental health directorJan. 11, 2015Concord Monitor: Despite claims of transparency, Gov. Hassan refuses to release proposals to make state government more efficientConcord Monitor: In inauguration and other major speeches, Hassan relies on familiar scriptJan. 10, 2015Concord Monitor: Utility giant among top sponsors of Hassan’s inaugural ballJan. 9, 2015NHPR: Governor Hassan inaugurated for second termNHPR: State House open house features made in New Hampshire goodsSeacoast Online: Gov. Hassan says rail, energy, minimum wage are prioritiesUnion Leader: Hassan's priorities concern GOPUnion Leader: Gov. Hassan, in inaugural speech, urges creativity and new approaches to address problemsWMUR: Hassan's push for commuter rail draws support, skepticismWMUR: Governor calls for bipartisan action to help economyConcord Monitor: Hassan focuses on commuter rail, minimum wage and low education costs in inaugural addressConcord Monitor: After inauguration, governor welcomes visitors to State House receptionNashua Telegraph: Hassan pushes for strong economic growth during inaugural speechNashua Telegraph: Nashua student recognized by Hassan during inaugurationJan. 8, 2015WMUR: Food bank student chefs cooking for governor’s inauguration partyConcord Monitor: Gov. Hassan faces second term with a challenging political landscapeFoster's Daily Democrat: Gov. Hassan to be inaugurated for 2nd termNH1: NH Gov. Maggie Hassan optimistic in inaugural eve interview with NH1Jan. 7, 2015NHPR: Hassan's inaugural donors list will be made available, Bradley calls for mandatory disclosureUnion Leader: Hassan proposes business tax amnesty to help balance budgetWMUR: Hassan set to outline budget planConcord Monitor: Hassan orders budget reductions, tax amnesty programJan. 6, 2015NHPR: Hassan faces news political landscape, NH House remains unsettledConcord Monitor: Sweeney to work part time in Department of Safety; Hassan seeking new person for postJan. 4, 2015Union Leader: 'Celebrating New Hampshire' to be inaugural themeEagle-Tribune: Hassan inauguration highlights Food Bank program
Registration with individual sites might be required to view some news.Jan. 27, 2015NHPR: State may ban high tech hunting gearJan. 26, 2015Seacoast Online: New Hampshire considers ban on drones for huntingJan. 25, 2015Union Leader: State bills would add limits to EBT useUnion Leader: NH Republicans seek to show broader appealConcord Monitor: State rep wants to examine safety regulations for mobility scootersConcord Monitor: Capital Beat: Concealed weapons on Legislature’s agendaConcord Monitor: State officials to move ahead with plan to slice $7 million from nursing homesNashua Telegraph: Proposed legislation would give NH parents notice before ‘objectionable’ material hits classroomsNashua Telegraph: Bill resurfaces to pull NH from Regional Greenhouse Gas InitiativeJan. 24, 2015NHPR: State Senate President Chuck Morse critical of nursing home cutSeacoast Online: NH health department to cut $7M in nursing home fundingConcord Monitor: State officials to move ahead with plan to slice $7 million from nursing homesJan. 23, 2015NHPR: State senator: County attorneys should be appointed, not electedNHPR: DES: Without RGGI, NH won't meet federal carbon goalsSeacoast Online: Bill that would slow down boats on Piscataqua River raises concernSeacoast Online: Little support for bill calling for NH to exit greenhouse gas initiativeUnion Leader: Bill seeks procedure for police flagged for credibility issues to challenge Laurie List statusUnion Leader: Lawmakers listen to pleas to kill bill that would end NH's participation in carbon tax initiativeUnion Leader: Bill would allow taxpayers to challenge stateUnion Leader: Proposal would elect county attorneysWMUR: Victim advocates, law enforcement testify against House billConcord Monitor: Plan to remove NH from carbon cap-and-trade program heats up at hearingConcord Monitor: On Roe v. Wade anniversary, a debate in NH over proposed life-at-conception lawConcord Monitor: Opponents urge House committee to kill probable cause billConcord Monitor: Senate committee weighs restoring taxpayer standing in wake of tax credit rulingKeene Sentinel: Keene state rep sponsors bills on threats against sex offendersNHBR: NH House panel hears debate over anti-‘package store’ lawNHBR: ’15 session: A lot more of the sameJan. 22, 2015NHPR: DHHS commissioner delivers warning of $82 million shortfallNHPR: Concerns over bill that changes when officers can make warrantless arrestsUnion Leader: Health and Human Services department facing $58 million budget shortfallUnion Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Constitutional reform debate makes for strange bedfellowsUnion Leader: Bill seeks to study pot legalizationConcord Monitor: HHS balances increasing demand against tightening financesJan. 21, 2015NHPR: Bill would require NH employers to offer five sick days per yearSeacoast Online: Bill would allow sale of out-of-state health insurance plans Union Leader: Senate GOP wants to lower NH business taxesUnion Leader: Cross-border health insurance pushedWMUR: Common Core standards debated in state Senate hearingConcord Monitor: NH legislators, with backing of outside groups, debate Article V of U.S. ConstitutionConcord Monitor: Lowering state businesses taxes supported by GOP; Hassan says bills would create hole in budgetConcord Monitor: Administrators, legislators testify on bill that would allow community colleges to grant four-year degreesNH1: Proposed bill would legalize OTC oral contraceptivesNH1: New Hampshire considers offering bachelor degrees at community collegesJan. 20, 2015Seacoast Online: NH Senate committee takes up health care bills Concord Monitor: NH Legislature to consider tripling funds for research and development business tax creditJan. 19, 2015Nashua Telegraph: Proposed legislation would support career-ready programs in state high schoolsJan. 18, 2015Union Leader: New law brings more domestic violence arrestsUnion Leader: Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Divisive education agenda ahead for legislatureUnion Leader: 400 gather at State House to decry abortionJan. 17, 2015Seacoast Online: Board wants NH lawmakers to work on PSNH issueWMUR: State rep. fights for changes to alcohol label lawConcord Monitor: Belly up, baby! NH mulls change to alcohol labelsEagle-Tribune: Lawmakers, businesses concerned about energy costsJan. 16, 2015NHBR: NH House panel drinks in labeling debateJan. 15, 2015Concord Monitor: NH House speaker creates pension reform study groupNashua Telegraph: O’Brien slated to speak at conservative Iowa summitNH1: Grandmother wants laws changed after granddaughter's murderJan. 14, 2015Concord Monitor: Satellite locations, other changes in the works for medical marijuana in NHJan. 12, 2015Seacoast Online: NH House GOP civil war rages onWMUR: Using drones to hunt could become illegal in the Granite StateNashua Telegraph: Sexual assault prevention legislation would require affirmative consent policies in exchange for state aid at New Hampshire schoolsJan. 11, 2014Union Leader: Bills await new session: Mastodons, marijuana and texting on minds of lawmakersNashua Telegraph: Legislation would require NH school districts to set policy allowing parents access to classroomsNashua Telegraph: Harvey appointed as Nashua’s delegate to HouseJan. 10, 2015NHBR: The 2015 legislative session beginsNH1: Horn tries to keep the peace in the NH GOPJan. 9, 2015NHPR: House finance chair: Balancing the budget will require tough choicesSeacoast Online: University tuition freeze hinges on state funding requestUnion Leader: Morse: 'The problem is spending'Eagle-Tribune: GOP factions threaten to divide NH HouseNashua Telegraph: Grandmother, supporters building legislative proposals, plan vigil in wake of Brielle Gage’s deathNH1: Democratic Rep. pushing to raise minimum wage in NHJan. 8, 2015NHPR: Push for O'Brien as majority leader rejected; O'Brien to form alternative GOP leadership teamNHPR: NH legislators can once again carry concealed weapons on House floorSeacoast Online: Guns again OK in NH House, but O'Brien leadership bid failsUnion Leader: GOP divide continues as NH House reconvenesWMUR: Lawmakers vote to allow concealed weapons on House floorConcord Monitor: Republican faction led by Bill O’Brien says they will set up shop outside State HouseConcord Monitor: In the name of self defense, legislators can again carry guns in the State HouseFoster's Daily Democrat: Abortion clinics could lose state funding Nashua Telegraph: O’Brien fails to win leadership role, expects to form separate GOP teamNashua Telegraph: Lawmakers OK concealed guns in House chamberJan. 7, 2015Union Leader: Tot's death sparks legislative actionFoster's Daily Democrat: New Hampshire lawmakers to convene for first session dayNH1: NH House panel moves to beef up ban on active felons holding officeJan. 6, 2015Seacoast Online: NH bill supports nursing mothers in workplace Union Leader: 'Made in NH': Legislators are delving into definitionsEagle-Tribune: NH legislative session begins Wednesday Jan. 5, 2015NHPR: Pipeline eminent domain concerns prompt proposals at State HouseSeacoast Online: Casino gambling issue is back on table for 2015 in NHUnion Leader: As NH lawmakers reconvene, nearly 1,000 bills awaitEagle-Tribune: Granite State lawmakers ready to work Jan. 4, 2015Union Leader: Freshman lawmaker lashes out at Jasper over committee ouster for felony gun chargeConcord Monitor: Balancing the budget may involve raiding the state’s dedicated fundsEagle-Tribune: NH's new laws protect women's rightsNashua Telegraph: Proposed NH bill would let community colleges grant 4-year degreesNashua Telegraph: Proposed Common Core legislation would clarify state standards, allow schools to opt outJan. 3, 2015Union Leader: State Rep. pulled from seat on House committeeWMUR: Rep. convicted of reckless conduct assigned to different committeeNashua Telegraph: Suspended, expelled students in New Hampshire would continue education under proposed legislationJan. 2, 2015NHPR: NH preps for hand-held cell phone ban public awareness campaignConcord Monitor: Proposed Common Core legislation would clarify state standards, allow schools to opt outNashua Telegraph: New law would protect student privacy rights online in New HampshireNashua Telegraph: The year ahead: Politics, shotgun marriage in government, war loom in 2015Jan. 1, 2015NHPR: NH's 'Paycheck Fairness Act' takes effect Jan. 1Seacoast Online: Domestic violence, equal pay laws take effect in 2015WMUR: Controversy surrounds rep's committee appointment despite 2012 convictionConcord Monitor: With the New Year comes a host of new laws for NHDec. 31, 2014WMUR: NH House leaders weighing future of rep convicted of felonyDec. 30, 2014NHPR: Lawmakers to weigh 9-1-1 fee for pre-paid cell phonesDec. 29. 2014Seacoast Online: State budget, schools on the minds of local lawmakersNashua Telegraph: Schmidt named to leadership teamDec. 28, 2014Eagle-Tribune: New Hampshire in Review: Casinos lose, GOP wins Nashua Telegraph: -GOP, Dems to be intermingled in NH Statehouse seating plan
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