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Feb 17, 2017 3:32 PM

Is Right to Work really dead in NH for 2 years in the State House?

CONCORD – The state House of Representatives indefinitely postponed right to work, which effectively kills the bill or any similar measures for...
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Feb 16, 2017 7:06 AM

WATCH: Reps say right-to-work bill 'could go either way' in State House

CONCORD – Hours before a crucial state House of Representatives vote Thursday over the much argued about right to work bill, opponents...
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Feb 15, 2017 10:42 AM

In 3-2 party-line vote, NH Executive Council confirms Edelblut as Education Commissioner

CONCORD – The second time around, Frank Edelblut was confirmed as New Hampshire’s education commissioner. The Executive Council, in a 3-2...
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Feb 14, 2017 5:40 PM

Sununu touts that his budget is 'about kids'; tells NH1 News fixing DCYF 'a top priority'

CONCORD – Gov. Chris Sununu said his appearance in front of a joint hearing of the state House and Senate Finance committees...
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Feb 13, 2017 10:53 PM

Sununu tells NH1 News 'we're working with the House members' on right to work vote

CONCORD – When it comes to Thursday’s showdown in the state House of Representatives over the much argued about right to work...
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Feb 13, 2017 4:02 PM

Sununu to NH1 News: 'Not aware of any widespread voter fraud'; but adds laws should be 'tightend up'

CONCORD – Gov. Chris Sununu says “I’m not aware of any widespread voter fraud” in the Granite State. New Hampshire’s first...
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Feb 12, 2017 9:55 PM

Comments by senior WH adviser that voter fraud in NH is 'widely known' create firestorm

CONCORD – Three days after President Donald Trump made unsubstantiated claims that thousands of people bused in from Massachusetts voted illegally in...
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Feb 10, 2017 5:20 PM

Trump points to voter fraud for NH election loss; Ayotte not so sure

CONCORD - President Donald Trump claims that both he and former U.S Sen. Kelly Ayotte would have won in New Hampshire in...
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Feb 9, 2017 7:29 PM

Sununu highlights budget, pushes back against critics, in NH1 News interview

CONCORD – Five weeks to the day that he was inaugurated as New Hampshire’s first Republican governor in a dozen years, Chris...
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Feb 9, 2017 11:28 AM

NH bill repealing concealed carry permit approved in Statehouse

CONCORD – A bill that would make it easier for Granite Staters to carry a concealed weapon on Thursday easily passed its...
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Feb 9, 2017 1:59 AM

Sununu to 'unwrap' NH's 2-year budget at noon

CONCORD – Just five weeks after his inauguration, Gov. Chris Sununu Thursday unveils his two-year budget proposal for New Hampshire. WATCH...
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Feb 7, 2017 12:33 PM

Senate confirms DeVos as Education secretary after Vice President Pence breaks 50-50 tie

Vice President Mike Pence made history on Tuesday as he cast the tie breaking vote to confirm Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump's...
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Feb 1, 2017 11:24 AM

Edelblut nomination tabled after objection from Democratic councilor

CONCORD – There was more drama over Republican Gov. Chris Sununu’s nomination of Frank Edelblut for New Hampshire education commissioner. At...
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Jan 31, 2017 11:22 PM

Education commissioner confirmation hearing turns contentious

CONCORD – A confirmation hearing for Republican Gov. Chris Sununu’s education commissioner nominee turned contentious, with the nominee facing sharp questioning from...
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Jan 31, 2017 8:09 PM

NH1 News Reports: Ayotte back to DC to guide SCOTUS nominee through US Senate

CONCORD – Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte will be back in the nation’s capital on Wednesday, in her new role shepherding Neil Gorsuch,...
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Jan 31, 2017 11:39 AM

Sununu to NH1 News: 'My responsibility to make sure' NH's executive branch is efficient

CONCORD – Gov. Chris Sununu says New Hampshire’s process to review rules and regulations “has failed the people of this state.” ...
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Jan 31, 2017 7:54 AM

New on NH1 News: Kasich likely to return to NH in coming months

CONCORD – A top political adviser to John Kasich tells NH1 News the Republican governor of Ohio may return to New Hampshire...
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Jan 30, 2017 10:41 PM

NH1 News interviews: Sununu, Hassan, sharply disagree on DeVos, Edelbut, nominations

CONCORD – On the eve of a crucial vote for President Donald Trump’s education secretary nominee and a much anticipated public hearing...
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Jan 30, 2017 2:23 PM

Sununu tells NH1 News Trump executive action not 'un-American'; Hassan says it 'makes us less safe'

CONCORD – Gov. Chris Sununu says he supports “the strengthening of the vetting process.” And in one-on-one interview with...
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Jan 28, 2017 4:59 AM

Shaheen, Hassan, Kuster join forces to discuss Obamacare repeal impact on NH drug crisis

NASHUA – Three of New Hampshire’s four all-Democratic, all-female, congressional delegation teamed up to hear concerns and raise alarms about the impact...