Weekly N.H. News Roundup: July 27, 2018

Jul 26, 2018

New Hampshire House lawmakers fail to pass a challenge to the Internet sales tax, an apparent rebuke to Governor Chris Sununu and the Senate, which had unanimously approved the original bill. In a tense meeting with EPA officials, Nashua residents demand more cleanup at a toxic site tapped for redevelopment. And state officials hold a public hearing on how best to use $23 million in federal funds to fight the opioid crisis.

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Dean Spiliotes - Civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU and author of the website NH Political Capital.

Paul Steinhauser - New Hampshire politics reporter. 

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FROM THIS WEEK'S READING LIST

INTERNET SALES TAX 

N.H. Legislature Fails To Pass Challenge to Internet Sales Tax. 

N.H.  House Members Explain Their Votes on the sales-tax bill.  

 

N.H. House Freedom Caucus Calls Internet Sales Tax Bill Toothless. 

N.H. Democrats To Push For Medicaid Reimbursement Rate Increases At Special Session. 

U.S. SENATORS JEANNE SHAHEEN AND MAGGIE HASSAN IN THE NEWS

During visit to at Riverbend Community Mental Health in Concord, Shaheen and Hassan warn the ACA is under attack by the Trump Administration. 

In interivew with the Concord Monitor, Shaheen responds to President Trump's all-caps tweet on Iran. 

SB3 IN COURT

Judge allows lawyers,  but not lawmakers, to be questioned in election-law case.

N.H. officials say college students don't have standing to sue over election law. 

INTERNET SALES TAX 

N.H. Legislature Fails To Pass Challenge to Internet Sales Tax. 

N.H.  House Members Explain Their Votes on the sales-tax bill.  

 

N.H. House Freedom Caucus Calls Internet Sales Tax Bill Toothless. 

N.H. Democrats To Push For Medicaid Reimbursement Rate Increases At Special Session. 

U.S. SENATORS JEANNE SHAHEEN AND MAGGIE HASSAN IN THE NEWS

During visit to at Riverbend Community Mental Health in Concord, Shaheen and Hassan warn the ACA is under attack by the Trump Administration. 

In interivew with the Concord Monitor, Shaheen responds to President Trump's all-caps tweet on Iran. 

SB3 IN COURT

Judge allows lawyers,  but not lawmakers, to be questioned in election-law case.

N.H. officials say college students don't have standing to sue over election law.