Politics - Steinhauser

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May 12, 2017 3:58 PM

Sununu, Morse, Jasper, to help launch Log Cabin Republicans of New Hampshire

PORTSMOUTH – The state’s top three elected GOP officials will be on hand Friday evening for an inaugural party to celebrate the...
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May 12, 2017 11:59 AM

Shaheen says new Trump tweet another reason 'to get to the bottom' of Russia investigation

SALEM – New Hampshire’s two U.S. Senators repeated calls for an independent investigation into alleged Russian interference into last year’s presidential election...
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May 11, 2017 3:18 PM

After defeating it 8 times in past 10 years, NH Senate approves marijuana decriminalization

CONCORD - New Hampshire’s state Senate voted 17-6 Thursday to approve a measure that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana....
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May 11, 2017 1:36 PM

NH Senate votes down state time zone to shift to Atlantic Standard Time

CONCORD — New Hampshire won’t be moving forward anytime soon, at least when it comes to time. The state Senate voted...
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May 11, 2017 10:50 AM

NH Secretary of State asked to serve on White House commission on voter fraud, suppression

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Secretary of State’s office confirmed on Thursday that longtime Secy. of State Bill Gardner is under consideration...
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May 10, 2017 10:52 PM

NH1 News Preview: Marijuana decriminalization bill faces crucial vote on Thursday

CONCORD – New Hampshire’s state Senate’s scheduled to vote Thursday on a measure that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana....
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May 10, 2017 10:15 PM

Maine Gov. Paul LePage passing on 2018 Senate bid

CONCORD – Maine’s governor will not run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by independent Angus King, his top political adviser...
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May 10, 2017 6:27 PM

Sununu has 'severe reservations' but says House passage of health care repeal a 'huge win'

CONCORD – Standing with President Donald Trump’s Health and Human Services secretary, Gov. Chris Sununu said the Trump administration has “been tremendous”...
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May 10, 2017 11:07 AM

New NH Poll: Majority view Shaheen favorably; plurality feel same way about Hassan

CONCORD – A new survey of New Hampshire adults indicates that Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is the most popular member of the state’s...
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May 9, 2017 10:31 PM

Sununu and HHS Secy. Price teaming up to hear directly about NH's drug crisis war

CONCORD – President Donald Trump’s Health and Human Services secretary heads to New Hampshire on Wednesday, to hear directly from Granite Staters...
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May 9, 2017 9:23 PM

Shaheen, Hassan, Shea-Porter, Kuster, slam Trump's firing of FBI Director Comey

CONCORD – All four members of New Hampshire’s all Democrat congressional delegation on Tuesday evening heavily criticized President Donald Trump’s firing of...
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May 9, 2017 5:06 PM

New NH Poll: 57 percent give Sununu a thumbs up on job he's doing as governor

CONCORD – More than half of New Hampshire adults say that so far they approve of the performance by Republican Gov. Chris...
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May 9, 2017 3:02 PM

State lawmaker accused of moderating misogynistic forum says 'I've never hated women'

CONCORD – A state representative from Laconia accused of making derogatory language towards women denied new allegations that he still moderates a...
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May 8, 2017 11:33 PM

First on NH1 News: NextGen launches campaign targeting GOP push to tighten states voting laws

CONCORD – The political wing of a major progressive public advocacy group is kicking off a grassroots organizing and digital campaign to...
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May 8, 2017 10:19 PM

On eve of Statehouse probe, lawmaker behind Red Pill controversy faces new allegations

CONCORD – Hours before state Rep. Robert Fisher was expected to testify in front of committee reviewing alleged on-line sexist statements that...
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May 8, 2017 5:04 PM

New NH Poll: Trump at 43-47 percent approval-disapproval

CONCORD – New Hampshire was split over Donald Trump in last year’s presidential election, and a new survey suggests Granite Staters remain...
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May 8, 2017 3:20 PM

Shaheen, Hassan say Trumpcare would take 'wrecking ball' to NH fight against drug crisis

CONCORD – New Hampshire’s two Democrats in the U.S. Senate teamed up on Monday to highlight what they say are the “devastating”...
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May 8, 2017 2:35 PM

Report: Drug and alcohol misuse cost NH over $2.3 billion annually

CONCORD – The head of a nonprofit advocacy organization says that “untreated substance misuse places an enormous burden on our state.” ...
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May 5, 2017 1:34 PM

NH1 News: If Rep. Burt doesn't run for Congress, he might challenge state Sen. D'Allesandro

CONCORD – State Rep. John Burt tells NH1 News that he hopes to make an announcement on whether or not he runs...
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May 5, 2017 11:43 AM

Hassan says 'Trumpcare' bill 'disastrous for the people of New Hampshire'

CONCORD – With the battle over repealing and replacing Obamacare now moving to the U.S. Senate, Sen. Maggie Hassan predicts Democrats in...