CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Three Republicans on New Hampshire's Executive Council held the majority vote to reject funding for a sex education program outside of school for adolescents that aims to reduce teen pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Future sanctions over President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine must focus on depriving Putin of what he needs to fund and fight the war: revenue from Russia’s oil and gas sales and access to global supply networks to replenish his military, two architects of the Biden administration’s sanctions campaign told lawmakers on Wednesday.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — James Duggan, who expanded access to justice from the bench of the New Hampshire Supreme Court and as founder of the state's appellate office for indigent defendants, has died. He was 79.
SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire is requesting a full review of what caused an emergency alarm to be falsely activated at the Seabrook Nuclear Power Station earlier this week after what she called “a breakdown in communications” transpired between the plant, state and local officials.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — J. Joseph “Joe” Grandmaison, a larger-than-life Democratic operative who ran numerous campaigns and served as an appointee under three presidents, has died. He was 79.
Grandmaison died from the effects of Parkinson’s disease Saturday at Wentworth Senior Living, his brother said.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The next U.S. attorney for New Hampshire is Jane Young, a former deputy attorney general in the state, after her confirmation by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.
Young was nominated by President Joe Biden in January.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Shaheen, a Democrat in her third term, said she tested positive on Sunday and is following quarantine protocols.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bill introduced Thursday by a group of U.S. senators in northern New England would allow a 10-year reauthorization for a commission that provides funding and jobs for economic development projects across the region.
KITTERY, Maine (AP) — Navy Capt. Michael Oberdorf assumed command of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on Friday, relieving Capt. Daniel Ettlich.
Ettlich had run the shipyard since August 2019, and much of his tenure was consumed with keeping work flowing despite the pandemic.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The federal government is sending $500,000 to Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, which has struggled with the loss of state funding in New Hampshire.
The state's all-Democratic congressional delegation said Friday the Title X Dire Need Grant will help offset funding losses over the last few years, both as a result of Trump administration rules and the New Hampshire Executive Council's repeated votes to reject state contracts.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Seven U.S. senators are in Ukraine to meet with that country’s president and other officials.
The bipartisan delegation consists of four Democrats — Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, Chris Murphy, Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal — and three Republicans — Rob Portman, Kevin Cramer and Roger Wicker.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has selected lawyer and television personality Star Jones Lugo to lead a U.S. government agency that identifies and protects sites of historic significance to the U.S.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told U.S. senators considering his nomination to be ambassador to India that he never witnessed a former top adviser sexually harass one of his police bodyguards, allegations that are at the center of a lawsuit filed against his administration.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire will be getting $72.6 million from the federal infrastructure package to update wastewater and drinking water systems.
The money also will be used to address PFAS and lead in New Hampshire water supplies.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is getting more than $8.3 million to support marketing, workforce and other projects to boost business and travel in the state.
The funding was allocated through the American Rescue Plan.
SWANZEY, N.H. (AP) — The entire town of Swanzey would share a zip code under legislation re-introduced by U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan.
Currently, North Swanzey shares the 03431 zip code with neighboring Keene, even though it is fully incorporated in the town of Swanzey.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is getting more than $25 million in federal funding in support of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, the state's congressional delegation said.
The announcement followed a letter by senators to the Biden administration, including Sens.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire is planning to participate in an international security forum in November.
Shaheen, a Democrat, and Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho, a Republican, are leading a congressional delegation in Halifax, Nova Scotia, meeting with national security leaders from around the world to discuss strategic cooperation on common global security goals.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than $159,000 has been awarded to 43 New Hampshire communities and one county to support the purchase of bulletproof vests for law enforcement officers, the state's congressional delegation said Thursday.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is getting over $439,000 in federal funds to support community policing initiatives.
A total of $200,000 is going toward Laconia de-escalation training; a little over $109,000 to the Dover Community Trust and Legitimacy Social Worker Project; $100,000 to the New Hampshire Department of Justice Existing Law Enforcement Accreditation, and more than $29,000 to Exeter Enforcement Accreditation.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's attorney general wants to determine if any individuals violated criminal laws after protesters disrupted an executive council meeting, forcing Gov. Chris Sununu to postpone it.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s Democratic Congressional delegation is backing the governor’s request for federal disaster declarations following storms and flooding in July and August.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire bank is getting $60 million to help a community development program invest in small businesses.
Mascoma Bank in Lebanon will receive the funds through the New Markets Tax Credit program to help Mascoma Community Development, the state's congressional delegation said in a news release Wednesday.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's congressional delegation is pressing the Biden administration to reopen the U.S.-Canada border to vaccinated Canadians, saying businesses in the state are hurting from a ban on nonessential travel.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire and Susan Collins of Maine are leading a group of senators in urging the distribution of remaining money in the federal Provider Relief Fund and other health care relief programs to assist with COVID-19 expenses.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on Friday asked the Biden administration for help to support New Hampshire family planning clinics because of a gap in grant funding and a newly passed state budget that she said “grossly underfunds" the program.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Discrimination would be prohibited against jurors in federal courts on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity under a bill reintroduced by U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire and Susan Collins of Maine.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Maine and New Hampshire's U.S. senators are part of a group that's asking the Biden administration to increase opportunities for the biomass industry.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is getting more than $24.5 million in health-related COVID-19 funds to assist medically underserved communities, the state's congressional delegation said Friday.
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — A Vermont company is getting more than $5 million for a New Hampshire-based project examining the effects of extreme cold on different kinds of roadways and airstrips.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bill supported by U.S. Sens. Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire would expand coverage of telehealth services through Medicare and permanently remove geographic restrictions on them...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sens. Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire are requesting that the Treasury Department provide guidance to states on how to use funds allocated to them in the American Rescue Plan...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire will receive more than $9.4 million in federal grants to help fight substance use disorder and bolster access to mental health services under the coronavirus relief package signed into law in December, the state's congressional delegation said Friday...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Looking beyond the pending coronavirus relief package, some town managers in New Hampshire worry about the future of small businesses, infrastructure projects and making sure older adults are taken care of...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire says she's hearing from “numerous" constituents who say their 2019 tax returns haven't been processed and, if owed, refunds haven't been issued.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire is urging the Trump administration to carefully reconsider any decision to hastily withdraw U...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Members of New Hampshire’s congressional delegation have announced the state will get a $600,000 federal loan to provide financial assistance to small businesses in the Lakes region.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s governor, a U.S. senator, and its two House members sought another term during the general election Tuesday...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Senate candidate Corky Messner takes a hard line against China in his campaign, but his law firm once represented an insurance company run by the Chinese government that sued a U...
HOULTON, Maine (AP) — U.S. Senators from Maine and New Hampshire want the federal government to reevaluate the restrictions on travel between the U...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Members of New Hampshire's congressional delegation say the country has lost a trailblazer and champion of women's rights and gender equality in the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg...
RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico voters have a chance this year to send a historic all-female U...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators — one Republican and one Democrat — are leading a legislative effort to have a global women's initiative spearheaded by President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka written into law...
Both of New Hampshire's U.S. senators said Wednesday that they will join their colleagues in taking an oath to be impartial in the impending impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
“The charges against the president are very serious and warrant a fair trial — that is what the American people expect," Sen.
MANCHSTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday threw his support behind his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, who is considering a run for Senate in his home state of New Hampshire...
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray said Tuesday that he does not consider court-approved FBI surveillance to be "spying" and said he has no evidence the FBI A resolution co-sponsored by U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, both D-Conn., that designates Sept. 25 as National Lobster Day unanimously was approved by the Senate late Monday night.
A resolution co-sponsored by U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, both D-Conn., that designates Sept. 25 as National Lobster Day unanimously was approved by the Senate late Monday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that the panel could be forced to take the unusual step of sending the nomination to the full Senate without a favorable recommendation...
Sen. Tim Kaine said Friday that he questions Mike Pompeo's commitment to diplomacy when it comes to approving his nomination for secretary of state.
"Every Democrat on the committee had voted against Mike Pompeo for CIA director except for Jeanne Shaheen and me.