GovBeat: New Hampshire

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Snowstorms have hit New England state budgets hard

Some states are well on their way to spend more than planned to deal with winter weather.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  01:24 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budgets, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, newsletter, Rhode Island, VERMONT

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 01/15/2014

The N.H. House just became the first state body to OK pot sales, group says

The vote comes just two weeks after the historic beginning of legal sales in Colorado.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  05:41 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  legislature, Marijuana, New Hampshire, pot

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 01/15/2014

New Hampshire session preview: Expect fights over guns, the death penalty and pot

Expect some big fights out of the small state.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:50 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  casinos, gambling, guns, health care, Healthcare, legislature, legislatures, Marijuana, medicaid, New Hampshire, pot, session preview

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 12/20/2013

New Hampshire’s state legislature is nine times larger than Nebraska’s

All told, there are 7,383 state lawmakers in the country.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:01 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  California, legislature, legislatures, maps, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/18/2013

New Hampshire is best prepared for a major infectious disease outbreak

If you live in Georgia, Nebraska or New Jersey, well, good luck.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health, Healthcare, New Hampshire

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/13/2013

Study: Hawaii’s the healthiest state and Americans didn’t get fatter this year

New state-by-state rankings look at health in America across a number of measures.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, Arkansas, Hawaii, health, health care, Healthcare, Louisiana, maps, Massachusett, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Rankings, VERMONT, West Virginia

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Northeastern states will press Midwest, Appalachia on clean air

Democratic governors hope to force Midwestern and Appalachian states to clean up their air.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:05 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Connecticut, Delaware, Environment, Illinois, indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee, VERMONT, virginia, West Virginia

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Casinos hold sway in 39 states, up from just two a few decades ago

What was the province of two states just decades ago is now available in nearly 40.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:33 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arkansas, gambling, georgia, Hawaii, Kentucky, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, VERMONT, virginia

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 11/21/2013

Watch economic insecurity spread like a virus over a quarter-century

Since 1986, income insecurity has worsened in virtually every state, according to a new measure.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:39 AM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Economic mobility, economy, Mississippi, New Hampshire, newsletter

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 11/18/2013

People in the Northeast and Midwest (and Texas) pay the highest property taxes

Depending on which county you live in, property taxes can amount to anywhere from 0.2 percent to 3.1 percent of a home’s value.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:38 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, housing, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, taxes, texas, VERMONT, wisconsin

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 10/17/2013

New Hampshire will hold special session on Medicaid expansion

New Hampshire legislators working towards bipartisan Medicaid expansion that would net $2.5 billion in federal funds.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:02 AM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, medicaid expansion, New Hampshire, obamacare, States