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News and Events - 2016
Some of the major news items and events which have occurred in New Hampshire are listed below. The links here will take you to the appropriate New Hampshire agency's Web Site for details.
 
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05/05/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Signing Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Education
05/05/2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on Senate Passage of Bill to Strengthen Rainy Day Fund
05/04/2016 Francestown Common District named to National Register of Historic Places
05/04/2016 Centennial Hall named to National Register of Historic Places
05/03/2016 Governor Hassan's Veto Message Regarding SB 446
05/02/2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on Signing "Brandon's Law"
05/02/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Signing Bipartisan Legislation to Lift Net Metering Cap
05/02/2016 Governor Hassan Announces Job Training Grants for Three New Hampshire Companies in April
05/02/2016 Governor Hassan Urges Congressional Delegation to Support Senator Shaheen’s Naval Shipyard Bill
04/29/2016 Governor Hassan Issues Executive Order Creating Commission on Health Care Workforce
04/28/2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on Bipartisan Senate Vote to Pass Bill Requiring Updated Prescribing Rules for Opioids
04/28/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Standing Order with CVS to Dispense Narcan
04/27/2016 Governor Hassan Announces State Partnership with U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency on Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
04/27/2016 Governor Hassan and DHHS Commissioner Meyers to Honor Senior Volunteers during Vaughan Awards Presentation on May 2nd.
04/27/2016 Many ways to celebrate Preservation Month in NH
04/26/2016 Free Fishing Day in NH, June 4
04/26/2016 Governor Hassan Calls for Strengthening Rainy Day Fund While Addressing Critical Priorities
04/25/2016 Governor Hassan Announces HomeHelpNH Will Continue Assisting Households in Avoiding Foreclosure
04/25/2016 Wilderness Survival Workshop for Women
04/22/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Earth Day
04/21/2016 Governor Hassan, Emergency Management and Public Safety Officials Supporting Local Officials in Response to Brush Fire in Stoddard
04/20/2016 2016 Spring Auction Information, Saturday - May 14 2016
04/19/2016 Take a Kid Hunting on Youth Turkey Weekend
04/18/2016 NH’s Historical Preservation Plan available for download
04/15/2016 Governor Hassan, NHDES and NHDHHS Continue Efforts to Address Contaminated Water
04/13/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Verizon
04/12/2016 Outdoor Talks Feature Trolling Tactics, Kayak Thrills
04/12/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on March Unemployment Rate
04/12/2016 Governor Hassan Announces Job Training Grants for Nine New Hampshire Companies in March
04/11/2016 Bring the Family to Discover WILD New Hampshire Day!
04/06/2016 Governor Hassan Calls for Regular Updates on Efforts to Shorten VA Wait Times
04/06/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Confirmation of Jerry Little as Commissioner of New Hampshire Banking Department
04/06/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Executive Council Approval of MOU for Governor’s Advisor on Addiction and Behavioral Health
04/05/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on NHDES Clean Water Letter to Saint-Gobain
04/05/2016 Leaders Across the State Applaud Governor's Signing of Bipartisan Bill Reauthorizing New Hampshire Health Protection Program
04/05/2016 Governor Hassan Signs Bipartisan Legislation Reauthorizing New Hampshire Health Protection Program
04/05/2016 History and technology sync up for updated NH Historical Highway Markers map
04/04/2016 Following Another Strong State Revenue Report, Governor Hassan Continues to Urge Legislature to Approve Additional Resources to Combat Opioid Crisis
04/04/2016 Governor Hassan to Nominate One Judge to Superior Court, Three to Circuit Court
03/31/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Signing Bill that Creates MtBE Trust Fund to Ensure Access to Clean Drinking Water
03/31/2016 Governor Hassan, State Emergency Management Officials, PUC Coordinating State Response to Suspicious Devices Found in Tyngsborough, Mass.
03/31/2016 Governor Hassan Applauds Senate Vote to Reauthorize Bipartisan New Hampshire Health Protection Program
03/31/2016 NH’s Archeology Month digs into Rome, Pompeii, Alaska, a NH privy
03/30/2016 Spring into Adventure at these Outdoor Talks
03/29/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on President Obama’s Announcement of Additional Actions to Combat Heroin and Opioid Crisis
03/28/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Federal Government’s Reinstatement of Equitable Sharing Payments to Local and State Law Enforcement Under Asset Forfeiture Program
03/28/2016 NH summer archaeology field schools to focus on different time periods
03/25/2016 Governor Hassan Meets with Coos County Police Chiefs, Urges Passage of Bill Enacting Protections for Border Patrol Agents
03/24/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Amendment to Legislation Providing Resources for Substance Misuse Prevention, Treatment and Recovery
03/24/2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on Senate Passage of Bill to Continue Streamlining Access to Treatment
03/24/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Senate Passage of Bill to Support Police Standards and Training Council
03/24/2016 Hiking Season Is Here! Buy Your Hike Safe Card
03/23/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on House Passage of Drug Forfeiture Bill
03/23/2016 Governor and Council Approve Funds for Statewide Substance Misuse Treatment and Recovery Services
03/23/2016 Enter the New Hampshire Moose Hunt Lottery
03/22/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on New FDA Opioid Warning Labeling Requirement
03/22/2016 Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Victims of Brussels Terrorist Attacks
03/22/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Terrorist Attacks in Brussels
03/22/2016 NH’s 2016 Poetry Out Loud Champion named
03/21/2016 Governor Hassan Names James Vara Governor's Advisor on Addiction and Behavioral Health
03/21/2016 Nashua Mill Complex Named to National Register of Historic Places
03/18/2016 Large-Lakes Fishing Season Opens April 1
03/17/2016 Governor Hassan and DHHS Commissioner Meyers Announce New Division of Behavioral Health to Unify Response to Mental Health, Substance Misuse
03/16/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Signing Bipartisan Bill on Accessory Dwelling Units
03/16/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Amendment to Bill Providing Additional Resources for Substance Misuse Prevention, Treatment and Recovery
03/15/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on New CDC Prescription Guidelines
03/15/2016 Governor Hassan Highlights Importance of Engaging Young Women in STEM Fields at Girls Technology Day
03/15/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on February Unemployment Rate
03/14/2016 NH Poetry Out Loud Championship at State House March 21
03/11/2016 Governor Hassan Applauds Senator Shaheen’s Sexual Assault Survivor's Rights Act
03/11/2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on Announcement of Affordable Care Act Grants to New Hampshire Health Centers to Expand and Improve Substance Abuse Treatment
03/11/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on House Passage of Ridesharing Services Bill
03/10/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on House Passage of Ten-Year Transportation Improvement Plan
03/10/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Senate Vote to Pass DCYF Bills
03/10/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Senate Action on Substance Misuse Bills
03/10/2016 Governor Hassan, NY Governor Cuomo and VT Governor Shumlin Urge U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Review and Issue New PFOA Guidelines for Safe Drinking Water
03/10/2016 Governor Hassan on House Vote to Pass Net Metering Legislation
03/10/2016 NH State Council on the Arts announces 2016 General Project grant awards
03/09/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Bill to Combat Human Trafficking
03/09/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Bipartisan House Vote to Pass Bill Requiring Prescribing Rules for Opioids
03/09/2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on Bipartisan House Vote to Reauthorize New Hampshire Health Protection Program
03/09/2016 Governor and Council Approve Funds to Combat Substance Misuse in Monadnock Region
03/09/2016 Contract for Independent Review of DCYF Approved by Governor and Council
03/09/216 Statement from Governor Hassan on House Vote to Pass MtBE Bill
03/08/2016 Governor Hassan, Harbor Homes and NHHFA Announce Housing Choice Vouchers to Veterans Initiative
03/07/2016 Governor Hassan Announces Job Training Grants for Seven New Hampshire Companies in February
03/07/2016 Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Nancy Reagan
03/04/2016 Governor Hassan Applauds Opening of Substance Abuse Treatment Facility in Franklin
03/04/2016 DHHS Announces Public Information Sessions to be Held on Transformation Waiver to Strengthen Behavioral Health System, Substance Use Disorder Services
03/04/2016 NH Fish and Game Department Outdoor Adventure Talks
03/03/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on House Finance Committee Vote to Reauthorize New Hampshire Health Protection Program
03/03/2016 Following Strong State Revenue Report, Governor Hassan Again Urges Legislature to Move Quickly to Approve Additional Resources to Combat Opioid Crisis
03/02/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on House Committee Vote to Keep Commuter Rail in Ten-Year Transportation Improvement Plan
03/02/2016 Governor Hassan and Department of Revenue Administration Announce Tax Amnesty Program Generated Nearly $19 Million for 2016 General Fund
03/02/2016 Governor Hassan Highlights Gateway to Work Initiative at New Hampshire Community Colleges
03/02/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on January Unemployment Rate
03/01/2016 Governor Hassan Urges Senate Finance Committee to Support Funding for Police Standards and Training Councill
03/01/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on the Passing of Linda Foster
02/28/2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on Fallen Prince William County Officer Ashley Guindon
02/26/2016 Governor Hassan Urges Federal Government to Reinstate Equitable Sharing Payments Under Asset Forfeiture Program to Local and State Law Enforcement
02/26/2016 Governor Hassan Urges NOAA to Reverse Decision Imposing Costly Fee on New Hampshire Fishing Industry
02/25/2016 Fly Fish New Hampshire Show, February 27
02/23/2016 Governor Hassan on the Passing of Representative Bob Luther
02/22/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on the Passing of Eileen Foley
02/22/2016 2016 NH High School Short Film Festival opens for entries March 1
02/21/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Gas Production in Keene
02/19/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on the Passing of Patricia Russell
02/18/2016 2016 NH Poetry Out Loud regional semi-finals begin Feb. 29
02/16/2016 Governor Hassan Joins Bipartisan Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future
02/16/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Passing of Antonin Scalia, Flags to Half Staff
02/12/2016 Governor Hassan Announces Partnership to Enhance High-Speed Broadband in New Hampshire Schools
02/11/2016 Governor Hassan Urges Senate Health and Human Services Committee to Support Additional Resources to Combat the Heroin and Opioid Crisis
02/11/2016 Workshops Offered for Early Childhood Professionals
02/10/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Bipartisan House Vote on New Hampshire Health Protection Program
02/10/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Confirmation of Donald Kreis as Consumer Advocate
02/10/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on United States Supreme Court Action on Clean Power Plan
02/09/2016 Governor Hassan to Nominate Senator Jerry Little as Commissioner of New Hampshire Banking Department
02/08/2016 Properties in Several Small Towns added to NH State Register of Historic Places
02/04/2016 Governor Hassan on Senate Vote to Pass MtBE Bill
02/04/2016 State of the State Address - Governor Hassan Calls for Bipartisanship to Combat Substance Abuse and Continue Innovative Economic Growth
02/04/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Senate Vote to Pass Net Metering Legislation
02/04/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Senate Passage of Bills to Combat Heroin and Opioid Crisis
02/02/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on $1 Million Federal Grant for Great Bay Estuary-Harvey Forest Conservation
02/02/2016 Governor Hassan Urges House Committee to Oppose Legislation Prohibiting State Implementation of Clean Power Plan
02/02/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on President’s Proposal of Additional Resources to Combat Heroin and Opioid Crisis
02/01/2016 NH State Council on the Arts announces 2016 Arts in Education grant awards
02/01/2016 Governor Hassan Announces Job Training Grants for Five New Hampshire Companies in January
01/29/2016 Governor Hassan, State Officials Taking Preemptive Action Regarding the Zika Virus
01/28/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on the Passing of Martin Gross
01/27/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Confirmation of Jeffrey Meyers as Commissioner of Department of Health and Human Services
01/26/2016 Governor Hassan Urges Legislative Committees to Support Bills to Combat Heroin and Opioid Crisis
01/26/2016 Governor Hassan to Nominate Donald Kreis as Consumer Advocate
01/26/2016 Fish and Game Launches New Smartphone App
01/25/2016 Governor Hassan Continues "Innovate NH" Tour with Visit to PillPack
01/25/2016 Get Your Moose Plate and Support Nongame and Endangered Wildlife
01/22/2016 New Hampshire Launches New Online Hunter Education Course
01/21/2016 Governor Hassan Signs Bipartisan Bills to Help Combat Heroin and Opioid Crisis
01/21/2016 2016 NH Moose Hunt Lottery Opens
01/20/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on House Passage of Legislation to Combat Heroin and Opioid Crisis
01/20/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on December Unemployment Rate
01/20/2016 Sign Up the Kids for Barry Conservation Camp!
01/19/2016 Discover WILD New Hampshire Day Set for Saturday, April 16, 2016
01/19/2016 2016 ‘Moose Plate’ Grant round opens
01/15/2016 Proposed Television Docu-Series Featuring NH Fish and Game in the Works
01/15/2016 Governor Hassan Announces Final Surplus of $62 Million for Fiscal Year 2015
01/14/2016 Governor Hassan Submits Ten-Year Transportation Improvement Plan
01/14/2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on Senate Passage of Legislation to Combat Heroin and Opioid Crisis
01/13/2016 Governor Hassan Urges Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to Support Lifting Cap on Net Metering
01/12/2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on the Passing of Former Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Commander Captain Bill McDonough
01/12/2016 Governor Hassan Testifies in Support of Legislation to Combat Heroin and Opioid Crisis
01/12/2016 Outdoor Skills Courses for Women in 2016
01/07/2016 Additional Moose to Be Collared for New Hampshire Study
01/06/2016 Governor Hassan Announces Job Training Grants for Eight New Hampshire Companies in December
01/05/2016 Governor Hassan Commends Board of Dental Examiners for Adopting Emergency Rules to Combat Opioid Crisis
01/05/2016 Governor Hassan, HHS Announce Federal Approval of Transformation Waiver to Strengthen Behavioral Health System, Substance Use Disorder Services
01/04/2016 Governor Hassan’s Statement on Confirmation of Jeffrey Meyers as Acting Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services

 

 
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