Weekly N.H. News Roundup: October 9, 2020 | New Hampshire Public Radio

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: October 9, 2020

Oct 8, 2020

Senator Maggie Hassan joins us to discuss voting issues and the upcoming committee hearings on the Supreme Court nominee, as the coronavirus spreads through the White House and reaches several Republican senators. The president calls for supporters to "watch the polls" so we find out what is allowed at N.H. voting places, and field your questions about mail-in voting. N.H. schools transition to hybrid models, but there’s some pushback from parents. And what’s going on with races for county sheriff in N.H.?

 

GUESTS:

  •  Senator Maggie Hassan - A Democrat, Hassan was elected to the Senate in the 2016 election.
  •  Sarah Gibson - NHPR Reporter
  •  Casey McDermott - NHPR Reporter
  •  Ethan DeWitt - Concord Monitor Reporter

 Sarah Gibson wrote about concerns of N.H. school superintendents about staff and budget shortfalls.  Read Ethan DeWitt's reporting: Trump calls for supporters to "watch the polls" – here's what New Hampshire law allows.  Casey McDermott reports that some local election officials report changes in absentee ballot mail delivery.