New Hampshire saw a more than 370 percent increase in reported cases of babesiosis, a tick-borne disease, between 2011 and 2019, according to a new federal study released last week.
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DHHS Wants to Use $15 Million in Federal Aid for Second Psychiatric Hospital
The Department of Health of Human Services is seeking to invest $15 million in federal pandemic money in a second behavioral health hospital, this one a 120-bed facility in southern New Hampshire.
Even with a $3.7 Million Cut, Advocates Support ‘Healthy Aging’ Bill
The state Senate on Thursday passed a significantly scaled back version of a bill that would increase funding and assistance for Granite Staters over age 60 and those who have disabilities and are eligible for Medicaid.
The Persistent and Pernicious Gender Pay Gap | Opinion
Turns out, she’s not alone. Although American girls were long relegated to second-class status when it came to education – and still are in certain disciplines and in many parts of the world – recent generations have increasingly excelled in school.
A Guide to Using the State’s New Right-to-Know Office
In his first several weeks, the state’s right-to-know ombudsman has received five complaints against state and local public agencies.
Senate Passes Controversial Parental Rights Bill, Sending It to House
The New Hampshire Senate passed a parental rights bill on party lines Thursday, sending to the House legislation that would require schools to disclose changes to a student’s gender identity if a parent asks.
Behavioral Health Crisis Must End | Opinion
Three weeks ago, the federal district court ruled that the state is failing its responsibility to care for our most vulnerable citizens and must finally to take action to cease its illegal practice of boarding patients experiencing a psychiatric crisis in hospital emergency departments.
States to Receive $2.5B from Feds for Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
The federal government will send $2.5 billion over the next five years to states, local governments, and tribes to build electric vehicle charging infrastructure, Biden administration officials said Tuesday.
NH Community Power: Rates Will Be 20 to 40 Percent Less than Utility Companies
Using a model that’s been called “transformative” for the energy market, the Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire announced this week its initial electricity rate will be 15.8 cents per kilowatt-hour, representing a 20 to 40 percent savings compared to the state’s utility companies.
NH Fish and Game to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Hunting Season Rules
New Hampshire Fish and Game is reporting stable and increasing deer, bear, and turkey populations, and will propose additional hunting opportunities as a result.