CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Families who save for college would get tax cuts plus the option to roll unused savings into a retirement account under a bipartisan bill sponsored by U.S. Sens. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire and Susan Collins of Maine.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The next U.S. attorney for New Hampshire is Jane Young, a former deputy attorney general in the state, after her confirmation by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.
Young was nominated by President Joe Biden in January.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A cryptocurrency entrepreneur is the latest Republican seeking to challenge U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan in New Hampshire.
Bruce Fenton, who describes himself as a Bitcoiner and free markets advocate, announced his campaign Wednesday, saying he will run on a platform of freedom, human rights, free markets and peace.
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Maine's independent senator is joining a push to clamp down on Russia's ability to sell gold reserves.
Sen. Angus King is working with Republican Sens. John Cornyn of Texas and Bill Hagerty of Tennessee, and Democratic Sen.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire would increase the penalties for people who traffic illegal drugs through the dark web.
The bill introduced Tuesday by Hassan, a Democrat, and U.S.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — States would get federal grants to hire and retain mental health providers in schools under legislation co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan.
Hassan, a Democrat, said the legislation would create a new grant program at the Department of Health and Human Services.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan is calling for an investigation into whether some student loan providers mislead millions of borrowers about their rights if they declare bankruptcy.
The New Hampshire Democrat said Saturday that she's signed onto a letter with her Senate colleagues seeking a review by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Democratic senators on Wednesday called for suspending the federal gas tax for the remainder of the year to help consumers struggling with rising fuel prices.
KITTERY, Maine (AP) — Navy Capt. Michael Oberdorf assumed command of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on Friday, relieving Capt. Daniel Ettlich.
Ettlich had run the shipyard since August 2019, and much of his tenure was consumed with keeping work flowing despite the pandemic.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The federal government is sending $500,000 to Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, which has struggled with the loss of state funding in New Hampshire.
The state's all-Democratic congressional delegation said Friday the Title X Dire Need Grant will help offset funding losses over the last few years, both as a result of Trump administration rules and the New Hampshire Executive Council's repeated votes to reject state contracts.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is getting more than $1.6 million from the new federal infrastructure package through the Army Corps of Engineers to improve supply and dredging operations at the Seacoast, the state's congressional delegation said.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two more Republicans announced plans this week to run for U.S. Senate and a chance to unseat Democrat Maggie Hassan.
State Senate President Chuck Morse plans to file campaign finance paperwork this week, followed by a formal announcement later this month, according to his campaign consultant, Dave Carney.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The newly signed National Defense Authorization Act includes several provisions proposed by New Hampshire Sen. Maggie Hassan, including the elimination of the “pink tax” on women’s uniforms in the military.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire has helped introduce a bill that would prevent discrimination against patients with disabilities who are in need of an organ transplant.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — President Joe Biden has signed into law a bill introduced by U.S. Sens. Maggie Hassan and Mike Braun to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs to help recruit military medical personnel with less than a year left in their service to work in federal health care occupations.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu said Tuesday that he would seek a fourth term instead of running for Senate, dealing a major blow to Republicans who had hoped he could defeat Democratic incumbent Maggie Hassan and help them retake the chamber in next year’s midterm elections.
SWANZEY, N.H. (AP) — The entire town of Swanzey would share a zip code under legislation re-introduced by U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan.
Currently, North Swanzey shares the 03431 zip code with neighboring Keene, even though it is fully incorporated in the town of Swanzey.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is getting more than $25 million in federal funding in support of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, the state's congressional delegation said.
The announcement followed a letter by senators to the Biden administration, including Sens.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire said she has introduced a bill to address a so-called “pink tax” in the military, a reference to the higher prices women service members often pay for their uniforms.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A group of 25 health providers and advocacy organizations is asking New Hampshire legislative leaders to once again allow remote public access to the Legislature during the upcoming 2022 session.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s Democratic Congressional delegation is backing the governor’s request for federal disaster declarations following storms and flooding in July and August.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu is heading to California to deliver a keynote address to fellow Republicans.
Sununu will speak Friday night at the California Republican Party's fall convention, which takes place Friday through Sunday in San Diego.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's congressional delegation is pressing the Biden administration to reopen the U.S.-Canada border to vaccinated Canadians, saying businesses in the state are hurting from a ban on nonessential travel.
Senators question FDA on work with opioid maker consultant
Several U.S. senators are questioning the Food and Drug Administration’s work with a consulting firm that helped businesses sell prescription painkillers during the nation’s overdose crisis.
Several U.S. senators are questioning the Food and Drug Administration’s work with a consulting firm that helped businesses sell prescription painkillers during the nation's overdose crisis.
Democrat Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire and Republican Chuck Grassley of Iowa, among others, have asked the FDA about potential conflicts of interest in its work with McKinsey and Co.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Members of New Hampshire's congressional delegation say they are particularly worried about women and girls in Afghanistan as thousands try to flee the country after the Taliban seized power.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan is seeking help for constituents who haven't received the latest round of federal stimulus payments during the coronavirus pandemic.
Hassan, a Democrat, wrote to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig last week urging the agency to ensure the third round of checks are sent as soon as possible.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire would recognize the right for firefighters and emergency medical services personnel to join a union and bargain for fair working conditions.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Maine and New Hampshire's U.S. senators are part of a group that's asking the Biden administration to increase opportunities for the biomass industry.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Coast Guard have updated guidance for commercial fishermen saying those who are fully vaccinated do not need to wear a mask while outside on a commercial fishing vessel, U.S.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire will end its participation in all pandemic-related federal unemployment compensation programs next month but will offer “summer stipends” totaling $10 million to encourage people to find jobs, Gov.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bill supported by U.S. Sens. Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire would expand coverage of telehealth services through Medicare and permanently remove geographic restrictions on them...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sens. Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire are requesting that the Treasury Department provide guidance to states on how to use funds allocated to them in the American Rescue Plan...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Members of New Hampshire’s congressional delegation have announced the state will get a $600,000 federal loan to provide financial assistance to small businesses in the Lakes region.
HOULTON, Maine (AP) — U.S. Senators from Maine and New Hampshire want the federal government to reevaluate the restrictions on travel between the U...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Members of New Hampshire's congressional delegation say the country has lost a trailblazer and champion of women's rights and gender equality in the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Every state would have its own cybersecurity coordinator under a bill proposed by U...
Both of New Hampshire's U.S. senators said Wednesday that they will join their colleagues in taking an oath to be impartial in the impending impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
“The charges against the president are very serious and warrant a fair trial — that is what the American people expect," Sen.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's senators said they condemn the use of ballistic missiles by Iran following its attack on Iraqi military installations housing U...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Houston Democratic congresswoman has fired an unpaid intern after he was arrested by the U.S. Capitol police, accused of posting online the home addresses of Republican senators backing Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Houston Democratic congresswoman has fired an unpaid intern after he was arrested by the U.S. Capitol police for allegedly posting online the home addresses of Republican senators backing Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court.
President Trump has been "all talk, little action" on the opioids crisis, Sen. Maggie Hassan charged Thursday, citing his failure to outline specific policy or funding demands in his recent State of the Union Address.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling it the opportunity of his lifetime, President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary pledged Wednesday to help lower drug prices and said he'd carry out the Obama-era health law his boss has been unable to erase...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Muslim civil rights group says a campaign flier targeting U.S. Senate candidate Maggie Hassan associates Muslims with violence and exploits her "Arab and Muslim-sounding name," though similar mailers are targeting candidates in other states and Hassan's last name has Irish roots.