Jun 14, 2016 7:12 AM

Governor to sign into law drug court program bill


MANCHESTER (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan is going to sign into law a bill establishing a statewide drug court program.

The program will help those battling addiction access treatment and recovery services.

The bill establishes a statewide drug offender grant program, setting up the drug courts or alternative programs. It also transfers $40 million to the state's Rainy Day fund this year.

The bill signing is scheduled for Tuesday in Manchester.


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