Politics - Landrigan

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Jan 25, 2017 11:36 AM

'1984' publisher orders new printing as sales soar after 'alternate facts' catchphrase

NEW YORK (AP) — With "alternate facts" the latest catchphrase, George Orwell's "1984" is No. 1 on Amazon.com and the publisher has...
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Jul 1, 2016 5:27 PM

NH Political Report-The left sees Ayotte tie to Trump University-like figures

This US Senate race in New Hampshire is much too high profile for there not be all kinds of links on the...
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Jun 24, 2016 6:18 PM

Landrigan: NH Political Report - Planned Parenthood controversy is back next week

The Legislature has gone home for the foreseeable future, Gov. Maggie Hassan has finished with all the bills from the 2016, now...
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Jun 17, 2016 4:16 PM

Landrigan: NH Political Report. Legislative Ethics panel gives green light

The Legislative Ethics Committee weighed in recently with an opinion trying to untangle the state’s very confusing ban on gifts to lawmakers....
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May 27, 2016 7:49 PM

NH1 News Political Report: May 23, 2016 - The must-read, weekly NH political tip sheet

Who is the biggest surprise candidate to not emerge when filing period begins next Wednesday? That would be former, Mass. Sen....
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May 13, 2016 7:29 PM

Landrigan: NH Political Report: Manchester cop shooting brings politicos together

In a highly-charged, political election year, there are few issues that can unite a body politic like the shooting of New...
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Apr 29, 2016 9:13 PM

Landrigan: NH Political Report. State's opioid crisis, Kinder Morgan pipeline and more

CONCORD — The Kinder Morgan pipeline through southern New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts is history, but it’s not stopping lawmakers here from...
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Apr 22, 2016 10:50 PM

NH Political Report: Why this was not the year lawmakers were going to decriminalize marijuana

CONCORD — This was surely not the year advocates for decriminalization of marijuana laws were going to break through a political logjam...
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Apr 16, 2016 3:53 PM

NH Political Report: Conservatives going after GOP supporters of Medicaid Expansion

CONCORD - You didn’t really think fiscally-conservative groups would overlook the votes of New Hampshire Republican lawmakers for the law that keeps...
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Apr 8, 2016 8:00 PM

Landrigan: NH Political Report. Gov. Maggie Hassan has mixed bag week

By KEVIN LANDRIGAN This week was clearly a mixed bag for Gov. Maggie Hassan. Sure, she got to sign the...
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Apr 2, 2016 6:00 PM

NH Political Report: Hassan may need to cut losses in Phillips Exeter controversy

The report that the former teacher who admitted to sexual misconduct was a campaign supporter and donor to Gov. Maggie Hassan’s first...
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Apr 1, 2016 4:05 PM

Hassan's Senate campaign claims no knowledge donor/supporter in 2011 admitted sex misconduct

CONCORD - Gov. Maggie Hassan’s campaign insists she did not know about sexual misconduct by a former teacher when she listed him...
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Mar 26, 2016 2:59 PM

Landrigan: NH Political Report. Anatomy of a casino gambling meltdown in NH Statehouse.

As we predicted, the casino gambling movement had its last gasp moment in the State Senate this week. With Thursday night’s...
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Mar 19, 2016 3:55 PM

Landrigan: NH Political Report. Casino gambling's last gasp next week still in need of a final vote

By KEVIN LANDRIGAN It’s do or die next week for the casino gambling bill in the State Senate. Supporters need to...
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Mar 17, 2016 6:03 PM

Landrigan: Conservative activist alleging voter fraud has tables turned on him.

CONCORD - Conservative activist James O’Keefe went on the offensive on Thursday to present evidence of alleged voter fraud in the first-in-the-nation...
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Mar 16, 2016 6:30 PM

Landrigan: Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas calls for tougher penalties against drug dealers in State of the City speech.

MANCHESTER - Mayor Ted Gatsas called for tougher penalties for drug dealers who give addicts a deadly dose of heroin or fentanyl....
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Mar 15, 2016 5:54 PM

Landrigan: NH mom hopes tragedy will force change to ban synthetic urine, used to beat drug tests

CONCORD - "In 18 days, I will mark the first anniversary of many, of the morning I walked into my son’s...
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Mar 11, 2016 6:31 PM

Landrigan: NH Political Report. House Speaker Shawn Jasper, R-Hudson, does a big solid for Gov. Maggie Hassan on Medicaid expansion.

CONCORD - Who says the House speaker’s vote doesn’t count? Unlike in the upper chamber where the Senate president routinely votes...
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Mar 11, 2016 5:00 PM

Landrigan: NH1 News' scorecard as NH Legislature approaches halftime for 2016 session

CONCORD - If the 2016 legislative session was a Patriots game, we’d be right after the two minute warning before the first...
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Mar 10, 2016 4:50 PM

Landrigan: NH Senate approves spending bill to battle drug epidemic, but is it enough?

CONCORD - The state’s fight against the opioid epidemic again comes down to a question of dollars and cents. "A plan...