Friday, May 27, 2022

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High gas prices are not slowing down Memorial Day travel, early voting starts tomorrow in Nevada, and Oregon activists seek accountability for dioxin contamination in low-income Eugene.

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Education Secretary Cardona calls for action after the Texas massacre, Republicans block a domestic terrorism vote, and Secretary of State Blinken calls China the greatest challenger to U.S. and its allies.

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High-speed internet is being used to entice remote workers to rural communities, Georgia is offering Black women participation in a guaranteed income initiative, and under-resourced students in Montana get a boost toward graduation.

New Hampshire

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Two NH Community Colleges Join Second Chance Pell Experiment

Two community colleges in New Hampshire are joining the Second Chance Pell Experiment through the U.S. Department of Education to offer courses and …

Report: States Need to Prepare for Medicaid Eligibility Review

A new report urges states to take steps to minimize Medicaid coverage loss when the state of emergency for the pandemic comes to an end. COVID …


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Jim Liberty Cabin is on the site of Peak House, a hotel that was built in 1891 and eventually destroyed by a windstorm. (NH Division of Historical Resources)
Cemeteries, Landscapes New to NH Register of Historic Places

Five properties are newly added to the New Hampshire State Register of Historic Places this Historic Preservation Month. The list includes two …

NH Groups: "Parental Bill of Rights" Undermines Privacy, Harms Students

The New Hampshire Senate is holding a floor vote today on a bill they are calling the "parental bill of rights" but which advocates for LGBTQ+ young p…


NH Groups Prepare for SCOTUS Decision on Roe v. Wade

Lawmakers and pro-choice advocates want Granite Staters to know that abortion is legal in New Hampshire, and will stay that way at least until the …

NH Groups: 'Affidavit Ballot' Bill a Solution to Nonexistent Problem

Good-government groups are pushing back against a bill requiring voters to fill out a ballot which could later be thrown out if they are missing docum…


NH Group Encourages Giving Back this National Volunteer Week

It's National Volunteer Week, and groups are spotlighting some of the benefits of volunteering, both for individuals and the communities they serve…

Report: Billionaires Tax Could Help Ensure Basic Needs for Granite Staters

This Tax Day, advocates for working families are calling on Congress to pass a billionaires income tax, so the richest Americans pay the same share …


Granite Staters: Time is Now to Lower Prescription-Drug Costs

Advocates for older Americans are urging Congress to take action on lowering drug prices, specifically, allowing Medicare to negotiate with drug …

Groups to Lawmakers: NH Needs More Affordable Housing

Fair-housing advocates are urging New Hampshire lawmakers to make affordable housing more accessible, during this National Fair Housing Month…


NH Officials: Call Rapid-Response Access Point for Mental-Health Emergencies

Social workers are raising awareness about new mobile crisis centers and an Access Point call center now providing 24/7 call, chat or community-based …

Gov. Sununu Commits to Vetoing Proposed NH Congressional District Maps

Gov. Chris Sununu released a proposal for a new congressional voting district map this week, after committing to vetoing the map which passed the …


 

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