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May 28, 2015
WMUR: WMUR poll: Dead heat for Ayotte, Hassan in possible 2016 U.S. Senate matchup

May 27, 2015
NH1: Pro-gun group releases new poll seeking to lobby Gov. Hassan
WMUR: WMUR poll: If Hassan moves on, Chris Sununu early favorite to succeed her
Eagle-Tribune: Hassan, top officials promote need to protect seniors

May 21, 2015
NHPR: Gov. Hassan: Universal full-day kindergarten 'important next step' for NH kids
NHPR: Gov. Hassan doubts Guinta can still effectively represent NH residents
NHPR: Gov. Hassan signs off on Balsam's redevelopment bill
WMUR: Governor signs bill enabling Balsams resort redevelopment

May 20, 2015
NH1: Home health care providers protest Hassan-led payments to nursing homes

May 12, 2015
Conway Daily Sun: Hassan: Lakeview must hew to consultant's recommendations
Eagle-Tribune: Hassan presses for more winter disaster aid
Foster's Daily Democrat: Gov. Hassan seen as key part of Dems' U.S. Senate strategy

May 10, 2015
Eagle-Tribune: Hassan's trade trip to Turkey still drawing heat
NHPR: Governor encourages Keene State graduates to stay and work in NH

May 9, 2015
WMUR: Hassan vetoes anti-Common Core bill
NH1: Governor, key lawmakers get birds-eye view of neonatal ICU unit
Seacoast Online: Ayotte advocates for upgrades to shipyard barracks
Union Leader: Gov. Hassan vetoes bill prohibiting Common Core

May 8, 2015
WMUR: Hassan to sign bill enabling Balsams plan after Senate approval
Concord Monitor: Law prohibits employers from paying subminimum wages to people with disabilities
NHPR: NH bans lower-than-minimum wages for workers with disabilities

May 5, 2015
Keene Sentinel: Gov. Hassan coming to Keene Tuesday

May 4, 2015
NH1: Gov. Hassan announces $60K in job training grants

May 3, 2015
Foster's Daily Democrat: Hassan out-of-state for fundraising events

May 2, 2015
WMUR: Bobcats will be official state wildcat with governor's pen

May 1, 2015
Seacoast Online: Gov. Hassan pushes to fund taking care of roads

April 30, 2015
Union Leader: House passes concealed weapons bill; Gov. Hassan says she'll veto
Concord Monitor: House handily approves ‘constitutional carry’ bill, Hassan takes aim
NH1: Hassan to make sure NH concealed gun permits aren't going anywhere

April 29, 2015
Seacoast Online: Hassan defends budget at Portsmouth chamber meeting

Legislature News

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May 29, 2015
Union Leader: Senate Finance Committee OKs $11.4 billion spending plan
WMUR: NH Senate committee signs off on $11.3 billion state budget
Concord Monitor: $11.3 billion state budget plan heads to full Senate for review
Concord Monitor: Senate version of capital budget doesn’t include commuter rail funding
Eagle-Tribune: Senate panel restores social service funding
NHBR: Workers’ comp fee schedules OKd by NH House panel
NHPR: Senate Finance approves state budget proposal

May 28, 2015
NHPR: Planet Fitness CEO says taxes may drive him out of NH
Seacoast Online: Budget writers uphold changes to public risk pool oversight
Union Leader: Coos County Planning Board gets first look at proposed Balsams plans
Union Leader: Senate Finance Committee to vote on $2.83 billion budget today
NH1: Planet Fitness to Legislature: Give us a tax break or we'll move hq out of NH

May 27, 2015
NHPR: Senate finance approves business tax cuts
NHPR: With funding in question, need for Meals on Wheels on the rise
Union Leader: Senate budget plans spends about $100 million more than House
Union Leader: Pilot program would open State House on Saturdays
Concord Monitor: State House could be open on weekends starting next summer
Concord Monitor: Senate budget writers approve business tax reductions  
Conway Daily Sun: Bill to eliminate Smarter Balance testing for juniors has momentum

May 26, 2015
NH1: It's crunch time for NH Senate budget writers

May 25, 2015
Concord Monitor: NH hospitals say Medicaid expansion is working
Eagle-Tribune: Drug monitoring program gets revised
NH1: Senate budget writers restore many cuts in House plan
NHPR: Senators: Much still to do on next budget

May 24, 2015
Union Leader: State House Dome: Business tax rates now in crosshairs

May 22, 2015
NHPR: Senate nixes funding for commuter rail study
Seacoast Online: Senate committee rejects $4 million for commuter rail study
Union Leader: NH Senate seeks more testing flexibility for school districts
Union Leader: NH Senate committee proposes $12.6 million for women’s prison
Concord Monitor: Proposal would raise application fees for major utility projects like Northern Pass

May 21, 2015
NH1: NH Senate says legalizing Keno is a non-starter
NH1: NH house panel pushes aside breast-feeding mandate bill until 2016
NHPR: Senate budget writers restore funding for social services
Union Leader: Power Plays: No vote on Eversource settlement bill
Concord Monitor: State senators dip into renewable energy fund to pay for homeland security
Concord Monitor: State budget: Senate pushing to restore cuts to health services
Foster's Daily Democrat: Adequate funding for schools passes Senate hurdle
Nashua Telegraph: UNH Survey Center polls shows most NH residents support fully funding Alcohol Fund

May 20, 2015
NHPR: Senators begin finalizing 2-year budget proposal
Concord Monitor: Senate committee restores funding to tourism promotion, higher education in budget plan  

May 19, 2015
WMUR: House special election: NHGOP chair asks for AG probe of hoax email
Concord Monitor: State Employees Association denounces reductions at Lakes Region, White Mountain and Great Bay community colleges

May 18, 2015
NHPR: Candidates differ on education, economy in special House election
Seacoast Online: Senate may restore tourism money in NH budget

May 17, 2015
Concord Monitor: Capital Beat: Cyber mischief an unwelcome campaign guest
Eagle-Tribune: Bills on breastfeeding, booze sales move through Legislature

May 16, 2015
Concord Monitor: Man who sent hoax email from GOP candidate had ‘too many beers’ before ‘prank’ 
Eagle-Tribune: NH lawmakers take road trip

May 15, 2015
NHPR: NH Senate deadlocks on abortion clinic buffer zone repeal
Seacoast Online: NH Senate OKs notice for sexual topics at school
Union Leader: NH Senate OKs measures to opt kids out of testing, notifying parents on course material
WMUR: Bill designating May as Lyme Disease Awareness Month passes in NH
Concord Monitor: Senate passes bill requiring schools to notify parents of any material that involves human sexuality
Concord Monitor: Senate approves increase to marriage license fee to fund domestic violence prevention programs
Eagle-Tribune: Increased funding for charter schools remains uncertain
Nashua Telegraph: NH Senate passes, then tables, much-anticipated charter funding bill
NHBR: Senate committee votes to restore Renewable Energy Fund

May 14, 2015
NHPR: Senate lawmakers propose restoring renewable energy fund
Union Leader: NH Senate panel eliminates money for revenue administration
WMUR: Proposed bill would notify parents of sexual material in school
Concord Monitor: Money for NH renewable energy fund restored to budget
Foster's Daily Democrat: Resolution urges increase in education funding

May 13, 2015
Foster's Daily Democrat: BIA supports USNH funding to ensure tuition freeze
Union Leader: Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Fish & Game, highway a funding conundrum
Concord Monitor: Senate budget writers working their way through state budget

May 12, 2015
Concord Monitor: Paul announces support from New Hampshire representatives
WMUR: Bill would set new residency requirements for NH voters

May 11, 2015
Nashua Telegraph: About 700 NH voters (0.1 % of total) haven’t confirmed ID from 2014 state polls

May 10. 2015
Concord Monitor: Capital Beat: Will there be money for beds, but not for staff?
Concord Monitor: Solar demand is up, but NH rebates may be on the way out

May 9, 2015
WMUR: Bill would streamline benefits process for families of fallen officers article
NH1: Governor, key lawmakers get birds-eye view of neonatal ICU unit
NH1: House Speaker Shawn Jasper tells House members they have a few weeks off from sessions
Seacoast Online: Fuller Clark says small businesses need 'a new voice'

May 8, 2015
Union Leader: Bill that would aid Balsams redevelopment heads to governor's desk
Union Leader: Senate OKs bill to make heroin OD treatment more available
Concord Monitor: In primary season, a special election for state rep becomes a national affair
Concord Monitor: UNH’s Huddleston concerned with defunding of higher education
Conway Daily Sun: Lawmakers 'baffled' by county accounting
Eagle-Tribune: Narcan bill reaches NH governor's desk
Seacoast Online: Sen. Stiles working to bring district court back to Hampton
Seacoast Online: NH Senate delays vote on abortion clinic buffer zone law

May 7, 2015
NHPR: House votes through bills on fetal homicide, synthetic drugs
NHPR: House passes bill opening door for $28M Balsams loan
Seacoast Online: NH House passes bill to restrict synthetic drugs
Union Leader: Bill impacting Balsams project passes House
Union Leader: Nursing homes’ money restored
Union Leader: House OKs bill that outlaws use of ‘spice’, ‘bath salts’
Concord Monitor: New Hampshire House passes bill to restrict synthetic drugs  
Concord Monitor: Senate and House will work out details of fetal homicide bill before sending to Hassan

May 6, 2015
NH1: State revenues fail to meet benchmarks for April
NHPR: State budget writers hear from public on state budget
Seacoast Online: Lizzi Marriott's grandmother testifies to help victims' families
Seacoast Online: Hundreds pack State House for public budget hearing  
Union Leader: Advocates pack State House to protest budget cuts
WMUR: Bill would require defendants to be present for victim impact statements
Concord Monitor: Senate budget writers hear from long line of people who want more money in state budget
Concord Monitor: ‘Lo and behold,’ old document now found, to be celebrated in NH House
Foster's Daily Democrat: Watters warns of DOT funding cuts

May 5, 2015
Eagle-Tribune: 'Life-saving' Narcan prescription bill headed to Senate
NH1: State officials spell out cuts on eve of state budget hearing
NHPR: DHHS calls on Senate budget writers to restore funding
Seacoast Online: Budget fight hits crunch time in NH

May 4, 2015
WMUR: Balsams bill heads to House vote on Wednesday

May 3, 2015
Union Leader: State House Dome: Senate budget writers reworking House version
Eagle-Tribune: Gun bill's passage divides NH residents

May 2, 2015
Union Leader: North Country senator hopes colleagues restore money for DMV substation

May 1, 2015
Concord Monitor: Senate passes tanning bed teen ban on to Hassan
Nashua Telegraph: NH Senate passes social media privacy bill geared toward students
NHPR: Panel offers testimony on need for more substance abuse programs
NHPR: Balsams' bill gets big boost by House committee
Seacoast Online: NH Senate passes ban on tanning for minors  

April 30, 2015
Union Leader: Luck runs out for casino bill in lopsided House vote
Union Leader: House passes concealed weapons bill; Gov. Hassan says she'll veto
WMUR: NH House defeats casino gambling bill
WMUR: House votes to repeal law requiring concealed carry permits
Concord Monitor: NH casino bill goes bust in House
Concord Monitor: House handily approves ‘constitutional carry’ bill, Hassan takes aim
Eagle-Tribune: Bill's defeat means no casino at The Rock
NH1: Casino legislation again meets its political death in the NH House
NHBR: Bill could make commercial property energy upgrades easier, less costly
NHPR: Casino gambling falls flat in NH House
NHPR: NH lawmakers weigh options on pipeline eminent domain
NHPR: NH House repeals law on conceal and carry permits

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