With tag: new_hampshire
Lynch to deliver budget address
gathering this morning to hear Governor John Lynch's budget address, and the
news is expected to be grim.
As big banks fail, small banks in NH thrive
While some of the
nation's biggest banks are reporting huge losses, the financial environment for
small New Hampshire banks has been quite favorable lately.
Gov. Lynch to make majors cuts in NH budget
Governor John Lynch is examining the state budget on every level. He is trying
to decide what the state is constitutionally required to fund, and what is
essential to fund.
Malpractice screening under scrutiny in NH
It's been three
years since New
started screening medical malpractice cases before trial, but it's hard to say
whether the new system is a success.
Audit finds poor oversight of NH state vehicles
There is no formal
statewide monitoring of the vehicles, nor is there any statewide agency in
charge of requisitioning, maintaining or disposing of cars. Instead, each
department makes decisions for itself, leading to a dearth of quality data and
poor use of resources.
NH considers ending liquor store monopoly
Commission Chairman Mark Bodi confirmed this week a tentative plan to end the
75-year monopoly of selling liquor only in state-run liquor stores.
NH paying more for road salt
The state of New Hampshire is paying about 25 percent more for road salt than it
did last winter, and prices also are higher for cities and towns.
Recession's pain to deepen in NH
Economists say New Hampshire should weather the economic tornado sweeping through
the country better than other states, but won't escape deepening fiscal pain
through next year.
NH Officials prepare for big voter turnout
New Hampshire election officials have prepared for a record turnout this Election
Day by adding voting machines, extending polling hours and printing extra
NH gets ag disaster aid declaration
New Hampshire received disaster assistance help from the Agriculture Department.
That means farm operators in all ten counties are eligible to apply for
low-interest federal emergency loans.
NH explores alternative sentencing
New Hampshire is
involved in multiple efforts to explore alternative sentencing programs for
Overdue decisions rising in NH courts
More people are
being left in legal limbo due to increased caseloads, more complex cases and
shortages of judges and clerical staff at New Hampshire's Superior Courts.