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N.J. Gov. Christie to campaign for Havenstein in Nashua

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will campaign for Republican gubernatorial hopeful Walt Havenstein at BAE Systems in Nashua, where Havenstein once worked as a chief executive.

Texas Gov. Perry says illegal immigration is a national security issue

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry joined Republican State Committee Chairwoman Jennifer Horn in a call with New Hampshire reporters Thursday and accused President Barack Obama and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, of being soft on illegal immigration.

U.S. expands economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

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President Obama said on Tuesday the United States has expanded sanctions against Russia over its support for rebels in eastern Ukraine, unveiling the steps after the EU agreed to its own new measures against Moscow hours earlier.

Deal would provide $17b to ease veterans' medical wait times

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Leaders of the Veterans Affairs committees in Congress said on Monday they had struck a rare compromise deal on legislation that provides about $17 billion in funding to ease long waiting times for VA medical centers.

 

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Union slams Hassan veto of 'positive work environment' bill

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Gov. Maggie Hassan on Monday vetoed legislation that was designed to create a “positive work environment” for state workers, a bill she warned would have led to a flood of lawsuits...

Hassan vetoes bill to impose 'politeness' standards on public employees

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Gov. Maggie Hassan on Monday vetoed legislation that was designed to create a 'positive work environment' for public employees, a bill she warned would have led to a flood of lawsuits against the...

Real estate transfer tax proposal pulled off table

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A proposal earlier this month by state revenue officials to extend the real estate transfer tax to ground leases of fewer than 30 years or more has Republicans crying foul and the governor's office...

Rye insurance expert to be liaison between former LGC subsidiary, state regulator

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Michael Coutu will be paid $180,000 a year for his services.

Potential deal between ex-LGC subsidiaries, regulators

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Former subsidiaries of the New Hampshire Local Government Center may have reached an agreement with state regulators that would forgo a hearing to decide whether the public insurance administrators...

HealthTrust's tax-free status still in limbo

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The state Bureau of Securities Regulation and former subsidiaries of the New Hampshire Local Government Center could potentially reach an agreement that would cancel a hearing to determine whether...

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Columns

Joe McQuaid's Publisher's Notebook: A humbling — and inspiring — event

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Mark Twain was one excellent observer of the human condition. I was reminded of that last week when the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy honored me (and thus this newspaper) with its Libertas...

Ted Siefer's City Hall: Video machines and gambling: What gambling?

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THIS WEEK'S good question award goes to Ward 5 Alderman Ed Osborne.

John Harrigan's Woods, Water & Wildlife: Pigs, ATV update and the bear facts

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IN A RECENT talk, pigs came up - not in persona, from the crowd, but more remotely. The subject being raised, I had a lot of things to say about pigs.

OPINION

Distracted legislating: Our baseless cellphone ban

Workplace abuse: Governor gets one right

Charles M. Arlinghaus: Taxation without representation again?

Another View -- Karlyn Borysenko: Workplace bullying is a serious problem, governor

Another View -- Betsy McCaughey: Our free lunch President

Voting in NH: Not just for NH residents

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