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Mar 20, 2019

NH House Approves Bill Mandating Waiting Period for Gun Buys

NH House Approves Bill Mandating Waiting Period for Gun Buys

The New Hampshire House approved several bills Tuesday aimed at tightening the rules on gun purchases in the state, a dramatic shift in a state known to have some of the least restrictive laws in the...

Mar 20, 2019

Plastic Straw Ban, Men's Room Baby Changing Stations Pass NH House

Plastic Straw Ban, Men's Room Baby Changing Stations Pass NH House

At the New Hampshire State House in Concord, they are discussing 90 different bills over 3 days. Some of them are already on their way to the Senate. New Hampshire restaurants wouldn't be able to provide...

Mar 18, 2019

NH OKs Birth Certificate Changes in Transgender Cases

NH OKs Birth Certificate Changes in Transgender Cases

Transgender residents and those who don't identify as either male or female would be allowed to change their name and sex information on their birth certificates under a bill passed by the New Hampshire...

Feb 8, 2019

NH Residents Reject Funding Lifeguards at Beach After Drownings

NH Residents Reject Funding Lifeguards at Beach After Drownings

Residents in a New Hampshire town have voted against funding lifeguards at a beach where a married couple drowned last year. The original amendment to the Seabrook town budget called for $225,000 to fund...

Feb 29, 2016

N.H. Child Protection Division Considers 2nd Shift

N.H. Child Protection Division Considers 2nd Shift

New Hampshire's child protection division is proposing adding a second shift and a new on-call system as a first step toward being able to respond to allegations 24 hours a day and seven days a week.

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