There is no better sign that our federal politics are becoming dominated by strong coherent parties than the unusual career of Republicans Scott Brown. He was elected senator in Massachusetts during a special election but lost in the next general. After looking around for other offices to run for in the state, he decided to move to New Hampshire and started his run for Senate there immediately.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday April 10, 2014 8:28 am|
Even though efforts to legalize marijuana recently died in the New Hampshire state legislature, support for it continues to grow among the people in the state. A new WMUR Granite State Poll found found 55 percent of adults in the state support legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal recreational use. Only 38 percent of adults oppose legalization.
|By: Jon Walker Friday March 14, 2014 8:30 am|
Multiple news organizations, including Politico, ABC News, and CBS News, have confirmed that Brown is going to set up a Senate exploratory committee in the very near future. He would be trying to unseat incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday March 13, 2014 8:30 am|
The steady march for marijuana reform continues as efforts to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana advance in both the New Hampshire and Maryland Legislature this week.
|By: themomcat Saturday January 11, 2014 4:59 pm|
Today marks the one year anniversary of the death of Aaron Swartz, the computer coder and Internet freedom activist, who committed suicide while facing prosecution on federal hacking charges. So, today, in Aaron’s memory and for the causes he believed in, Harvard University Professor Lawrence Lessig is walking across New Hampshire.
|By: Jon Walker Friday August 9, 2013 4:45 am|
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has seen a huge drop in support among New Hampshire Republicans since last April, according to a newly released WMUR Granite State poll. Back in April Rubio was tied for first place with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) with 15 percent each. Now Rubio stands in fifth place with just 6 percent. A major drop.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday July 23, 2013 1:45 pm|
Now that this new law has been signed, medical marijuana is legal in all of New England.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday May 30, 2013 1:10 pm|
An online marketplace without any competition would seem like a pretty silly idea but that will apparently be the reality in New Hampshire. The only choice for people using the new exchange in New Hampshire will be Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Hampshire. It was the only company that applied.
|By: Phoenix Woman Saturday April 6, 2013 7:00 am|
The former Senator from Playgirl, having been turfed out by the voters of Massachusetts last year, is doubling down on the stupidity and looking to run against another wildly-popular female political figure — and is planning to move to another state to do it.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday March 20, 2013 2:00 pm|
The legal use of medical marijuana in New Hampshire just took a big step towards becoming a reality today. The New Hampshire House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved HB 573 in a 286 to 64 vote.
The bill would allow people with certain serious medical conditions to use medical marijuana if they get a doctor’s recommendation. Patients and caregivers would be required to register with the state. Patients would be allowed to grow up to three plants. The law would also allow for the creation of five non-profit alternative treatment centers where qualified patients could get access to medical marijuana.