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FUNDING

Stimulus funds eyed for security upgrades at N.H. facilities

Safety Commissioner Robert L. Quinn has asked the Executive Council for their approval to use $2.75 million in funding for security measures at state-run facilities like New Hampshire Hospital in Concord.

POLITICS

No documents, no vote? N.H. lawmakers consider eliminating affidavit ballot procedure.

Lawmakers are considering eliminating the state’s use of affidavits if a person lacks the documentation needed to vote. Voting rights advocates warn that could have a significant impact on same-day voter registration.

FOOD INSECURITY

Funding questions remain for $4.5m child hunger program in N.H.

After the state barely met the deadline to qualify for federal funding this week, the program still requires passage of a bill that's pending in the State House.

After funding a successful write-in campaign, a New Hampshire super PAC that backed Biden is considering a pivot

Organizers of Granite for America are considering putting the super PAC to use to help more Democrats get elected on the state level.

NH Education

Shouts erupt in N.H. over proposal critics said would create ‘state-run book banning process’

The bill was ultimately killed by the New Hampshire House, but a nearly identical measure is still pending before the New Hampshire Senate

NH Politics

Lawmakers agree to Sununu’s $850k request for state funds to send N.H. National Guard to secure border in Texas

The funds would pay for 15 members to deploy to the southern border for up to 90 days, where they would help staff immigration checkpoints and roving patrols. But some say the money would be better spent on programs in New Hampshire.

Five takeaways from Governor Chris Sununu’s last State of the State

In his fourth and final term, Sununu spent more time reflecting on past accomplishments and projects that are underway than proposing new programs.

NH POLITICS

New Hampshire Senate rejects enshrining abortion rights in the state constitution

State senators voted 14-9 along party lines against a more broadly worded proposal to add language to the constitution protecting “personal reproductive autonomy.”