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Weekly N.H. News Roundup: May 28, 2021

 This week, the GOP-led legislature pushed several conservative measures forward, including limiting abortion rights, and broadening gun rights. The state continues to grapple with how to solve the shortage of emergency mental health resources, and many Granite Staters prepare to lose COVID-19 unemployment insurance.

Air date: Friday, May 28, 2021.


  • Alli Fam - NHPR's health and equity reporter. 
  • Casey McDermott - NHPR's reporter and editor covering politics and policy. 
  • Josh Rogers - NHPR's senior political reporter. 
  • Annmarie Timmins - Senior reporter for the New Hampshire Bulletin. 

This show was produced by Christina Phillips. 

Related Reading:

Three N.H. Stories: Navigating Pandemic Unemployment, Weighing The Risks, by Alli Fam. 

Early end to federal unemployment benefits pushes some toward brink, by Annmarie Timmins. 

Republicans Flex Majority Muscle In Votes On Abortion, Gun Rights, Religious Liberty, by Josh Rogers. 

"Religious liberty" bill amended to address discrimination concerns, by Annmarie Timmins. 

Senators remove one abortion restriction from budget, shifting focus to Executive Council, by Annmarie Timmins. 

What's Happening With Windham's Election Audit? by Casey McDermott. 

For The First Time Again, by NHPR staff. 

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