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NH News Recap: Lawmakers consider abortion bills; Sununu gives state budget address

Signs at the abortion rights rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Dan Tuohy / NHPR
Signs at an abortion rights rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Gov. Chris Sununu presented his state budget proposal to lawmakers this week. Sununu emphasized education, licensing reform and pay raises for state employees.

Lawmakers heard testimony on a number of bills related to abortion. This is the first legislative session since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade eliminating federal protections for abortion services.

We cover these stories and more on this edition of the New Hampshire News Recap.

Guests:

  • Paul Cuno-Booth, NHPR
  • Amanda Gokee, The Boston Globe

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Jackie Harris is the Morning Edition Producer at NHPR. She first joined NHPR in 2021 as the Morning Edition Fellow.

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