• Chris Sununu June 5, 2023 12:34 pm

    NH Gov. Sununu says he won't run for president in 2024

    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu said in an interview on CNN Monday that he will not seek the Republican nomination for president in 2024. “We’ve taken the last six months to really kind of look at things, where everything is, and I’ve made the decision not to run for president on the Republican ticket in 2024. Obviously, a lot goes…

  • Chris Sununu May 29, 2023 5:24 pm

    Sununu to Decide on 2024 Run in ‘Next Week Or Two'

    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu said in an interview with CNN, that he would have a definitive answer in “a week or two” when asked about there being a “61% chance he runs for president.”

  • Chris Sununu May 29, 2023 6:40 pm

    NH Gov. Sununu Says He'll Have Answer ‘In Next Week or Two' About Possible Presidential Run

    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu said in an interview with CNN, that he would have a definitive answer in “a week or two” when asked about there being a “61% chance he runs for president.” He also stated that “the money is lined up, the support is lined up, there’s a pathway to win, all those boxes are checked” when…

  • decision 2024 March 15, 2023 5:00 am

    Sununu: GOP Will Keep Losing Elections If Its Priority Is Culture Wars

    “Culture wars are not solved by the government,” New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu said. “[The Republican Party] has let the message stray… that’s not what we’re about.”

  • marijuana February 23, 2023 12:02 am

    NH House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Legalize Marijuana, But Hurdles Remain

    A bipartisan bill to legalize recreational marijuana in New Hampshire passed its first big test Wednesday. On a 234-127 vote, the House voted to advance a legalization bill to its Ways and Means Committee. Supporters hope New Hampshire will join 21 other states, including the rest of New England, in legalizing the drug, though the bill still has a long…

  • New Hampshire February 8, 2023 4:09 pm

    NH Gov. Sununu Takes a Major Step Toward Running for President

    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has taken his most significant step yet in exploring a White House bid, launching a national political organization that’s a popular tool for prospective presidential candidates testing the waters.

  • politics January 5, 2023 5:15 pm

    Incumbent NH, Vermont Governors Are Inaugurated to New Terms

    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu and Vermont Gov. Phil Scott were re-inaugurated on Thursday. The two Republicans were both reelected in the November election. Their inauguration came on the same day that newly elected Gov. Maura Healey, a Democrat, was inaugurated in Massachusetts. The governors of Connecticut, Maine and Rhode Island were already inaugurated earlier this week. Sununu devoted much…

  • New Hampshire December 9, 2022 8:05 am

    Multiple Active Shooter Threats at NH Schools Determined to Be Hoaxes

    New Hampshire authorities say multiple threats of active shooters received at schools across the state Thursday have been determined to be hoaxes. Multiple state agencies and local law enforcement responded to the calls on Thursday morning. The New Hampshire Department of Safety said Thursday afternoon that the calls, which were all similar in nature, had been determined to be a…

  • New Hampshire November 9, 2022 12:56 am

    Democrat Maggie Hassan Wins Reelection to New Hampshire Senate Seat

    Several statewide officials survived intense reelection fights in New Hampshire Tuesday, including Democrat Maggie Hassan, who was reelected to her New Hampshire Senate seat by defeating Republican Don Bolduc, NBC News projected. Hassan was initially thought to have an easy reelection campaign against Bolduc, but the race tightened in the final days as some big Republican donors stepped in and…

  • Decision 2022 October 25, 2022 6:03 pm

    Abortion, Energy Addressed in NH Gubernatorial Debate

    Gov. Chris Sununu and state Sen. Tom Sherman debated energy policy, abortion and more Tuesday, with the Republican incumbent emphasizing his track record and the Democratic challenger arguing the state has veered off track. Sherman, a physician from Rye, argued that while residents are struggling to afford housing, child care and electricity; and businesses face workforce shortages; Sununu is “taking…

  • New Hampshire October 3, 2022 10:57 am

    Two NH National Guard Units Being Sent to U.S.-Mexico Border

    Gov. Chris Sununu announced Monday that two New Hampshire National Guard units are being sent to the U.S.-Mexico border for one year. “New Hampshire is grateful for the heroic men and women of our National Guard,” Sununu said in a statement. “They answered the call to serve during the COVID pandemic, and are now answering our nation’s call —...

  • New Hampshire August 28, 2022 3:43 pm

    ‘Free Staters' Roil New Hampshire Politics In Ski Area Spat

    As a former ski resort executive, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu knows something about navigating slippery slopes. But recent controversy at a county-owned ski area has raised questions about his grip on the Republican Party heading into the November elections. Sununu, who is seeking his fourth term, recently inserted himself into a power struggle over Gunstock Mountain Resort, siding with…

  • Harmony Montgomery August 11, 2022 9:28 pm

    The Politics of Harmony Montgomery: How the System Failed in Two States

    As news of Harmony Montgomery‘s disappearance traveled throughout New England, many looked at the top elected leaders in New Hampshire and Massachusetts for answers to how the system could’ve failed so badly in both states.  Governors Chris Sununu and Charlie Baker have had a long and friendly relationship. So it was noteworthy when Sununu sent a scathing letter to...

  • New Hampshire August 10, 2022 11:59 am

    NH Governor, AG Stand by Reactions to Motorcycle Crash Verdict

    Defense lawyers are denouncing comments made by New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu and his attorney general after a jury acquitted a truck driver in the deaths of seven motorcyclists, but both men said Wednesday they stand by their statements. After a two-week trial, jurors deliberated for less than three hours Tuesday before finding Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 26, innocent on seven counts of...

  • cannabis July 30, 2022 12:58 pm

    How Long Will NH Stay ‘an Island in New England' Without Legal Marijuana?

    New Hampshire is the only state in New England that has yet to legalize marijuana. Lawmakers don’t share that same broad enthusiasm for legalization, from the State House to the governor’s office. Are things changing?

  • New Hampshire July 21, 2022 4:09 pm

    Gunstock Mountain's Adventure Park Closes, Gov. Sununu Rips Local Commissioners

    Gunstock Adventure Park is closed indefinitely, employees of the New Hampshire institution announced Thursday. While they didn’t say why the Gilford park, which features a zipline tour, ski lift rides and more, had closed, Gov. Chris Sununu said the management team resigned en masse and blamed local officials’ “inability and unwillingness to work collaboratively with” them. A note on...

  • roe v. wade June 24, 2022 4:01 pm

    The State of Abortion Laws in NH After Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

    Of all the states in New England, New Hampshire may be the closest to making abortion illegal now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, though no change is imminent. New Hampshire currently bans abortion after 24 weeks and requires the patient to receive an ultrasound. The law was passed in January and, this month, an exemption was…

  • Chris Sununu May 28, 2022 12:31 pm

    NH Governor Signs into Law $100M Fund for Youth Center Abuse Victims

    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has signed into law a $100 million fund to settle sexual and physical abuse claims at a state-run youth detention center. The Legislature had approved creating a fund to compensate those who were abused as children at the Sununu Youth Services Center, formerly the Youth Development Center. The Manchester center has been the target of…

  • Chris Sununu May 21, 2022 11:09 am

    NH Governor Vetoes Bill Prohibiting School Mask Mandates

    Gov. Chris Sununu has vetoed a bill that would have prohibited New Hampshire schools from implementing face mask mandates. The bill vetoed Friday would have prohibited school boards or other public education agencies from adopting policies requiring students or members of the public to wear face coverings. “Just because we may not like a local decision does not mean we…

  • New Hampshire May 13, 2022 12:30 pm

    NH Gov Issues Warning After Increase in Fatal Overdoses

    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu and other state officials issued a warning Friday after a recent increase in fatal drug overdoses in the state. The warning comes as more overdoses have been reported in Manchester and Nashua in particular as a result of fentanyl being mixed with other drugs, including cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana, officials said. “Fentanyl is deadly and…

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