• New Hampshire April 22, 2022 9:56 am

    Bill Adding Exception to NH Abortion Ban Headed to Governor

    A bill adding an exception to New Hampshire’s new abortion ban for cases in which the fetus has been diagnosed with “abnormalities incompatible with life” is heading to the desk of Gov. Chris Sununu, who has said he will sign it. Since Jan. 1, New Hampshire has outlawed abortion after 24 weeks gestation, with exceptions only for pregnancies that threaten…

  • New Hampshire December 23, 2021 7:53 am

    6 New Omicron Cases in NH as Overall COVID-19 Metrics Trend Downward

    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu shared a bit of positive news at his weekly COVID-19 update Wednesday, saying new cases and hospitalizations have plateaued and are even starting to trend downward over the past two weeks. “We seem to have kind of hit a bit of a peak here, and hopefully it’s on a downswing,” the governor said. “I...

  • Loudon April 10, 2021 6:10 pm

    At NH Motor Speedway, More Residents, Plus the Governor, Get Vaccines

    A different kind of race is taking its third lap at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend, as the state holds another mass vaccination event at the Loudon facility. Gov. Chris Sununu this past week set a goal of giving out 12,000 total doses during New Hampshire’s third vaccination drive at the racetrack, all of which were provided by…

  • NH COVID-19 Vaccine January 17, 2021 8:05 pm

    NH Residents 65+ Allowed to Register to Vaccinate Next Week

    N.H. Gov. Chris Sununu lowered the minimum age for receiving a vaccine from 75 to 65, a change that will take effect later this week.

  • inauguration December 31, 2020 6:02 pm

    Sununu Cancels Outdoor Inauguration Over Protesters

    Citing protesters outside his New Hampshire home over his order requiring masks, Gov. Chris Sununu has decided to cancel next week’s outdoor inauguration.

  • protest November 23, 2020 1:25 pm

    Group Gathers Outside Sununu's Home to Protest Mask Mandate in NH

    At least 100 people protested New Hampshire Republican Gov. Chris Sununu’s mask mandate, chanting “Breathe free or die,” and “We will not comply,” outside his home in Newfields. Sununu issued an executive order that took effect Friday requiring masks to be worn in public spaces, indoors or outside, when social distancing isn’t possible. Seacoastonline.com reports protest organizer Frank Staples,...

  • mask mandate November 20, 2020 4:22 pm

    New Hampshire Announces Mask Mandate

    Amid a rise in coronavirus cases in New Hampshire, Gov. Chris Sununu on Thursday announced a statewide mask mandate for anyone over the age of five beginning Friday, Nov. 20.

  • lawsuit October 19, 2020 12:10 pm

    NH Gov. Sununu Suing Mass. Over Taxation of Remote Workers

    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu officially filed a lawsuit Monday against the state of Massachusetts for taxing the income of residents who no longer commute to the Bay State for work.

  • lawsuit October 16, 2020 12:03 pm

    Sununu Suing Mass Over Taxation of NH Remote Workers

    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu says he plans to take Massachusetts to the U.S. Supreme Court after their Department of Revenue published a final rule imposing state income tax on Granite State residents who are working at home for companies in the Bay State.

  • Frankie the fox October 1, 2020 5:57 pm

    Sununu Steps in to Save Fox

    A domesticated fox set to be euthanized in Massachusetts, is getting another chance thanks to officials in New Hampshire.

  • New Hampshire October 1, 2020 5:40 pm

    Rapid Antigen Tests to Become Available at Community Testing Centers in NH

    Gov. Chris Sununu announced Thursday New Hampshire will be receiving tens of thousands of rapid antigen tests in the next couple of weeks with more to come by the end of the year. During his weekly coronavirus briefing, Sununu said the Granite State will receive 25,000 BinaxNOW Antigen rapid tests to be distributed at community testing locations. Another 400,000 tests…

  • Frankie the fox October 1, 2020 6:37 pm

    Gov. Sununu Steps in to Help Save Fox From Possible Euthanization

    First, it was bears. Now, it’s a fox: New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has stepped in to help save a domesticated fox that was brought across state lines from Massachusetts and wanted back for possible euthanization. “Once our office learned that Massachusetts officials were considering euthanization, Governor Sununu worked with (the Department of) Fish and Game to find an...

  • New Hampshire September 3, 2020 5:16 pm

    Sununu Says He Thinks NH's Coronavirus Numbers ‘Are Going to Rise' This Fall

    Gov. Chris Sununu said Thursday that though New Hampshire is doing well now, he thinks the state’s coronavirus numbers “are going to rise” this fall. “I think the numbers are going to rise,” he said in response to a question about the growing number of cities and towns adopting face mask mandates. “I think November we’re going to see...

  • New Hampshire September 1, 2020 5:22 pm

    NH Releases Guidance on In-Person, Remote, Hybrid Learning

    New Hampshire on Tuesday released guidance to schools on when to transition between in-person, remote and hybrid learning based on levels of COVID-19 cases in communities and schools. The guidance specified conditions under which schools should hold in-person classes and those under which health officials believe it would be safer to teach students remotely or in a hybrid model. It…

  • New Hampshire August 27, 2020 6:32 pm

    Gov. Sununu Says He Expects Strong Ski Season in NH Despite COVID Restrictions

    Gov. Chris Sununu said Thursday that preparations are already being made for ski season in New Hampshire, and he expects it to be a strong season despite restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. “It will be a good ski season, I promise,” the governor said. Sununu, the former CEO of Waterville Valley Resort, said the ski areas…

  • New Hampshire August 27, 2020 2:15 pm

    President Trump Is Holding a Rally in New Hampshire Friday. Here's What to Know

    President Donald Trump is set to hold a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire Friday, seeking to build momentum in the battleground state a day after his scheduled speech at the Republican National Convention. The visit comes after the Trump campaign last month abruptly postponed a rally in the Granite State, blaming the potential of inclement weather. The rally is scheduled…

  • New Hampshire August 25, 2020 5:58 pm

    Mask Mandate Will Apply to Trump's NH Rally

    With President Donald Trump heading to New Hampshire Friday for a post-convention campaign rally, Gov. Chris Sununu said he planned to greet him at the airport but was not going to the event amid concerns over the coronavirus. “When I can, I try to avoid large crowds,” he said Tuesday during a news conference. Sununu said his mask mandate for…

  • unemployment August 24, 2020 5:43 pm

    Feds OK Extra $300 Per Week in Unemployment for NH Residents

    The federal government has approved New Hampshire’s participation in a program to provide an extra $300 per week to unemployed workers, Gov. Chris Sununu said Monday. After a federally funded $600 weekly benefit expired in July, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to extend a reduced benefit of $300 or $400 a week, depending on which plan governors choose….

  • New Hampshire August 21, 2020 7:07 pm

    NH Restaurants Get OK for Full Capacity Indoor Dining

    Effective immediately, restaurants in New Hampshire will be allowed to operate at full capacity for indoor dining amid the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Chris Sununu announced Friday. During a news conference, the governor said tables will still be required to be six feet apart and all COVID-19 public health guidelines will remain in effect. “You’re in a bar or a...

  • New Hampshire August 18, 2020 4:28 pm

    Sununu: NH Will Apply for Extra $300 Weekly Jobless Benefit for Residents

    Gov. Chris Sununu said Tuesday that New Hampshire plans to seek federal approval to pay out an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits to residents under a plan announced by President Donald Trump earlier this month. He said the state will submit an application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which is overseeing the assistance. Seven other states have…

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