Weekly N.H. News Roundup: January 25, 2019

Jan 24, 2019

Some federal workers in New Hampshire log another week of work without pay as the partial government shutdown continues. Debate continues in Concord over new pieces of legislation, including one that would create an independent commission to draw boundaries for state elections. And we'll have a chat with New Hampshire's first Kid Governor.

GUESTS:  

  • Ethan DeWitt - Concord Monitor statehouse reporter.
  • Sarah Gibson - NHPR reporter
  • Dave Solomon - New Hampshire Statehouse reporter for the Union Leader newspaper.

 

Related Reading

NHPR's Sarah Gibson reported on how TSA workers at the Manchester airport are faring in the midst of the government shutdown.

Ethan DeWitt of  the Concord Monitor spoke to N.H. dairy farmers about how the shutdown is affecting their operations. The Union Leader reported on the 'new vision’ for mental health care being proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services.  Dave Solomon reported on the plan to expand psychiatric treatment in the state.