The N.H. News Recap For Sept. 17, 2021: Local Pushback To Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
Every Friday we dig into the week’s top headlines. This week, opponents to President Biden’s new vaccine mandate rallied outside the State House on Tuesday.
As demonstrators heckled speakers, Republican House Speaker Sherm Packard yelled at the crowd, “we’re out here to try to help you, and now you’re attacking us.”
Gov. Chris Sununu announced he’ll work with other governors to challenge the federal mandate. And the Executive Council voted to block contracts for health centers that provide abortion services.
And Sununu said up to 200 refugees will come to New Hampshire after they were evacuated from Afghanistan.
Plus, as always, we answer your questions.
- Todd Bookman, NHPR
- Josh Rogers, NHPR
Top Stories From New Hampshire This Week
- Vaccine Protesters Jeer Biden, House Republicans At N.H. State House
- N.H. Academic One Of 2,000 Signers To Letter Urging New Fossil Fuel Treaty Ahead Of UN General Assembly
- Between 100 And 200 Afghan Refugees To Arrive In State Following Screening Process
- Republican-Controlled Executive Council Rejects Awarding Contracts To Reproductive Health Clinics
- What We Know About The Vaccination Status Of People Testing Positive For COVID-19 In N.H.