NH News Recap: AG alleges TX companies behind AI robocalls; NH Dems divided on northern border
New Hampshire’s attorney general has issued cease and desist orders against two Texas companies. The firms are allegedly connected to robocalls that discouraged Democrats from voting in last month’s presidential primary.
Gov. Chris Sununu and state Republicans have been calling for more patrols along the state's northern border with Canada, but New Hampshire Democrats are divided on the issue.
And lawmakers are considering a bill that would add certain mental health records to gun background checks. This proposal stems in large part from a shooting that took place at New Hampshire Hospital in November.
We talk about these stories and more on this edition of the New Hampshire News Recap.
- Annmarie Timmins, New Hampshire Bulletin
- Amanda Gokee, Boston Globe
Top headlines from around New Hampshire this week:
Attorney General John Formella says the calls violated voter suppression laws.
State Democratic lawmakers say the North Country doesn’t need more patrols. But for New Hampshire's congressional delegation in Washington, border security is a major political issue.
In State House testimony, new details emerge of failed alert system after fatal state hospital shooting.
More New Hampshire headlines:
- With a terminal diagnosis, one Durham resident wants the option to pass on her own terms
- Nine months after death at NH prison psych unit, a former guard is charged with murder
- Dad accused of killing 5-year-old daughter says attorneys will acknowledge guilt on 2 lesser charges
- NH Senate votes to move state primary from September to June. The House wants August.