Thursday, August 18, 2022

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A new bill would put term limits on Supreme Court justices, Michigan workers win a minimum wage increase, and the CDC announces an operational overhaul.

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Former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani testifies before a Georgia grand jury, Liz Cheney says she's considering a run for president in 2024, and a Wis. Democratic challenger leads the race for Ron Johnson's Senate seat.

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More women enter politics in the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling on Roe v. Wade, one owner of a small town Texas newspaper fights to keep local news alive, and millions of mental health dollars could help reduce the suicide rate among farmers and ranchers.

New Hampshire

Report: New Hampshire Ranks 2nd for Child Well-Being

New Hampshire ranks second in the country on measures of child well-being, according to the new 2022 Kids Count Data Book from the Annie E. Casey …

Granite Staters Face Energy-Cost Woes: Help Is Out There

As New Hampshire faces another week of hot, humid temperatures, its residents also are bracing for a dramatic spike in energy bills. As a result of …


Report Calls Restitution System 'Broken,' Urges Reforms

A new report found imposing restitution on youth offenders often leads to higher recidivism rates for children, pressure on families and further …

NH Committee on Voter Confidence Meets Today

The Special Committee on Voter Confidence holds a meeting today to hear from voters and educate people on how the state's elections work. Nearly 60%…


NH Education Department Holds Backpack Drive for Students In Need

The New Hampshire Department of Education is collecting new backpacks for students whose families may need some help this year getting those back-to-s…

NH Groups Receive Grants to Make Communities More "Livable"

Four projects in New Hampshire have been awarded grants from AARP to make communities more livable, especially for older residents. Types of …


Forest Expert to Landowners: Wait Out Spongy Moth Outbreak

Defoliated trees Granite Staters come across this summer may be a result of the spongy moth caterpillar, formerly known as the gypsy moth. The New …

Reproductive Health Providers Urge NH to Pass Laws Protecting Abortion

New Hampshire is the only New England state without a law on the books protecting the right to an abortion. Still, providers want Granite Staters to …


Doctors, Advocates: Know Your Status This National HIV Testing Day

Today is National HIV Testing Day, and doctors and advocates for people living with HIV and AIDS are urging everyone to make sure they know their …

Report: Youth Crime Way Down in Last 20 Years in NH, U.S.

New research found reports of skyrocketing youth crime are not only unfounded, but are fueling calls for stricter punishments. Data from the …


NH Gets $50 Million from Feds for Broadband Buildout

New Hampshire is getting $50 million dollars from the federal government to expand broadband access. According to the White House, the money…

NH Students Urge Lawmakers to Take Gun Violence Prevention Seriously

After the recent mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, New Hampshire students are taking to the streets to advocate for stricter …


 

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