Public Policy

As bald eagles rear this year’s chicks right here in the Capital region, Five Rivers Conservation Trust will hold its Annual Gathering of members and friends and host a special presentation about the recovery of Bald Eagles in New Hampshire and in the Five Rivers’region. On Thursday evening, May 28, 5:30 pm, at Havenwood Heritage Heights, Five Rivers will briefly recap its successful year and introduce Chris Martin, NH Audubon’s raptor biologist to tell the story of how bald eagles have returned to our state. Read more →


On May 8, the Department will reconvene its Network Adequacy Working Group, designed to revise the current state rules that set out minimum standards for health insurance company provider networks, including the plans offered on New Hampshire’s federally operated health insurance exchange. Read more →


Two New Clinics Treat Dental Patients in NH

Nearly 20 statewide dental access clinics available New Hampshire residents now have access to nearly 20 clinics with dental services around the state with the addition of two new locations in Littleton and Bristol. Ammonoosuc Health Center in Littleton began... Read more →


From Dixville Notch, Portsmouth, Keene, and Nashua to Concord: From one march last winter to four marches in 2015, hundreds of NH residents to unite for change Read more →


The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance, announced today its 2014 Seven to Save list , listees include town halls in the neighboring towns of Bradford and Washington, the historic Watson Academy in Epping, the Hill-Lassonde house opposite Manchester’s Bronstein Park, and Hopkinton’s Kimball Lake Cabins. In Coos County, the Poore Family Farm in Stewartstown and the Brown Company House in Berlin made the list. Read more →


NH Insurance Commissioner Leads Workers’ Compensation Commission

New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Roger Sevigny today chaired the first meeting of the Commission to Recommend Reforms to Reduce Workers’ Compensation Medical Costs. The commission was created by Governor Maggie Hassan earlier this month in response to the Insurance Department’s announcement that workers’ compensation medical fees in New Hampshire are significantly higher than those in other states. Read more →