New Hampshire

New Hampshire Latest State to Try to Limit Out-of-State Tourists

New Hampshire is reopening certain recreational sites, but trying to limit them to residents. Other states have attempted similar measures, with mixed results.

New Hampshire Reconsiders Opioid Prescription Rules Amid Fears Chronic Pain Patients Are Suffering

A bill before the New Hampshire legislature would clarify that opioid prescribing guidelines shouldn’t dictate care for chronic pain patients.

In This State, Government Employees Can Now Bring Their Babies to Work

Starting next month, some state employees in New Hampshire will be allowed to bring their infants to work.

Meth Trip Or Mental Illness? Police Who Need To Know Often Can’t Tell

Police in many areas of the country where meth has maintained a steady presence have more experience making an assessment, but in many parts of the Northeast, the onslaught of meth is new.

Women Still Underrepresented in Elected Office at All Levels of Government, Report Says

Despite record numbers of women serving in Congress, women remain a minority at the local, state and federal levels of government, according to data released this week.

States Are Making Periods Easier with Free Menstrual Products in School Bathrooms

New Hampshire just became the fourth state to ensure bathrooms in public middle and high schools will offer free pads and tampons.

Despite Democratic Gains, GOP Still Dominant in State Legislatures

Republicans now hold about two dozen more state legislative chambers around the U.S. than Democrats.

Which State Ranks Highest for Child Well-Being?

The KIDS Count Data Book, an annual release, analyzes child well-being in each states based on 16 indicators in four categories.

New State-Level Unemployment and Jobs Figures Released

In 20 states, September jobless rates were significantly lower than the national figure of 5 percent, the U.S. Department of Labor reports.

Route Fifty Roadmap: What’s Next for New Hampshire’s Executive Council?

The five members of this unique state body often wield more power than the governor. And that can sometimes cause headaches in America’s most democratic system of government.

State Governments Hit Post-Recession Revenue Milestone

For the first time since the Great Recession, tax receipts have recovered in a majority of states.

A Federal ID Act Is ‘Getting REAL’ for These States

Four states, soon to be five, lack waivers that could save their residents from being turned away by airport security starting in January.