Weekly N.H. News Roundup: January 18, 2019

Jan 17, 2019

The State's Office of the Child Advocate releases its first annual report on the state of DCYF. Director Moira O'Neill says lots more needs to be done to keep kids safe. Julian Castro comes to New Hampshire in his bid to win over Democrats in the 2020 presidential primary. And democrats have made legal marijuana a part of its platform, so why do some leading democrats seem reluctant to back legalization bills? 

 GUESTS: 

  • Anna Brown - Director of Research and Analysis at Citizens Count.
  • Jason Moon - NHPR Reporter.
  • Dean Spiliotes - civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU and author of the website NH Political Capital.
  • Paul Steinhauser - N.H. politics reporter and a former CNN political reporter.

Related Reading

NHPR's Jason Moon reported on the child advocate's report and spoke with the attorney who prosecuted the DCYF cases.  Moira O'Neill, who holds the office, discussed the report with Peter Biello for All Things Considered.

Statehouse leaders had a conversation on The Exchange to discuss upcoming issues facing the legislature.

Paul Steinhauser's "On The Trail" column on Elizabeth Warren's visit to Claremont this week.

In the Concord Monitor, front page coverage of the legislative bill that would allow restaurants to let in dogs from members of the public.