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Weekly N.H. News Roundup: March 1, 2019


The New Hampshire House takes a big step toward legalizing recreational marijuana in the state, but Gov. Chris Sununu has already promised to veto. The New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon gets clearance to host a country music festival. And a Sig Sauer executive goes to court in Germany over a weapons deal. This and other stories from the week in news.


  • Trent Spiner - Executive Editor of the N.H. Union Leader
  • Dean Spiliotes - Civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU.
  • Anna Brown - Director of Research and Analysis at Citizens Count, a non -partisan non-profit organization promoting civic engagement.
  • Nick Stoico - Reporter for the Concord Monitor

Nick Stoico of the Concord Monitor reported on the N.H. Supreme Court siding with the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in a dispute with neighbors over a proposed country music festival.


The N.H. Union Leader reported on its lawsuit, joining with other media outlets and the N.H. ACLU, arguing for the release of a list of names of police officers with credibility issues.


The Democratically-controlled House of Representatives took action on a number of key bills this week, including a passing bill to legalize marijuana. Gov. Chris Sununu has already pledged to veto the bill.


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