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NH Legislative Hearing To Weigh Repeal Of Death Penalty

The New Hampshire Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday will hear aguments on whether the state’s death penalty should be repealed.

03/29/2014

Medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

NH House Votes To Legalize 1 Ounce Of Pot

The bill proposes taxing the drug when it is sold at retail at a rate of $30 per ounce and letting people grow up to six marijuana plants in a controlled environment.

01/15/2014

(L-R) Silver medalist Eleanor Simmonds of Great Britain, gold medalist Victoria Arlen of the United States and bronze medalist Tanja Groepper of Germany pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 100m Freestyle - S6 final on day 10 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on September 8, 2012, in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

N.H. Governor: Exclusion Of Swimmer From Paralympics ‘Unconscionable’

New Hampshire’s governor is adding her voice to those disappointed by the exclusion of a disabled teenage swimmer from this week’s Paralympic World Swimming Championships in Montreal.

08/12/2013

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Gov. Hassan Signs Medical Marijuana Law

N.H. Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed a law making New Hampshire the 19th state to allow seriously ill residents to use marijuana to treat their illnesses.

07/23/2013

Gambling, Betting, Casinos

NH House Rejects Casino Bill

It is a major defeat for New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan who pushed for a casino since her campaign.

05/22/2013

Maggie Hassan. (Credit: Maggie Hassan Website)

NH Senate Blocks Hassan’s Push To Repeal Education Tax Credit

Repealing New Hampshire’s controversial business education tax credit, a legislative priority for Gov. Maggie Hassan and fellow Democrats, ran headlong into the resistance of Senate Republicans who used their slim majority Thursday to block the repeal drive.

04/18/2013

Smoking Cigarettes

NH House Votes To Raise Tobacco Tax 20 Cents

Smokers may be asked yet again to help pay for spending in New Hampshire’s next budget after the House voted to raise the tobacco tax 20 cents on Wednesday.

03/20/2013

Gambling, Betting, Casinos

Hassan Sees ‘Strong Support’ For NH Casino

While fighting looming federal spending cuts, New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan renewed her pledge Saturday to support a “high-end, highly regulated” casino to help balance the state budget.

02/23/2013

Maggie Hassan. (Credit: Maggie Hassan Website)

Maggie Hassan Sworn In As N.H. Governor

Democrat Maggie Hassan is now New Hampshire’s 81st chief executive and the second female to lead the state.

01/03/2013

NH delegation

New Hampshire Women Make History On Election Day

Maggie Hassan was elected governor, and Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster won their races for Congress.

11/07/2012

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