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Marjorie Smith, Self-Described Policy Wonk, Eyes a Return to NH House

Marjorie Smith, Self-Described Policy Wonk, Eyes a Return to NH House

Max Scheinblum, Executive Editor November 3, 2022

DURHAM - Lucky for Marjorie Smith, she knew exactly what she wanted to be at a young age. Her first political speech was when she was 11, and her passion for government led to a graduate degree in public...

Gun Control and the Midterm Elections: Everything You Need to Know

Rhi Watkins, Arts Editor November 3, 2022

With mass shootings on the rise over the past year, gun control has been at the forefront of most American's minds. With the midterm elections less than a week away, and the country being divided on the...

N.H. House Bill 98 would move state primary to June

N.H. House Bill 98 would move state primary to June

Ben MacKillop May 7, 2021
Earlier this week, the New Hampshire State Senate began hearings over House Bill 98 which would move the state primary ahead to the fourth Tuesday in June, two months earlier than its current date on the second Tuesday in September. The bill passed the New Hampshire House of Representatives last month 195-174 mostly along party lines with six Democrats voting in favor and nine Republicans against.
Recent House bills passed and their impacts on college students

Recent House bills passed and their impacts on college students

Evan Edmonds April 28, 2021
The New Hampshire State Legislature had “crossover day” on Friday, April 9, marking a number of House of Representatives bills moving over to the Senate that would have a direct impact on college students and the University of New Hampshire (UNH) community - here’s what you need to know.
New Hampshire voters voted for Joe Biden in the 2020 Presidential election, and a UNH and CNN poll indicates that the same may be true in 2024. Photo courtesy of The New Hampshire (TNH) staff.

The year in review: New Hampshire politics

Anna Kate Munsey April 28, 2021
In more ways than one, it’s been a historic year for New Hampshire politics.
N.H. House bill aims to eliminate same-day voter registration

N.H. House bill aims to eliminate same-day voter registration

Anna Kate Munsey March 4, 2021
A New Hampshire House of Representatives bill would completely revamp current New Hampshire election laws, and place new limitations on who, how, and when people can vote in the state.
Over 100 state representatives skip Organization Day following news of positive COVID-19 cases

Over 100 state representatives skip Organization Day following news of positive COVID-19 cases

Cassie Hollasch December 10, 2020
At least three coronavirus (COVID-19) cases have been linked to the New Hampshire House of Representatives meeting on the University of New Hampshire’s (UNH) Memorial Field on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Many members of the Democratic caucus have called the meeting a “super spreader event.”
Impact of absentee voting in Durham

Impact of absentee voting in Durham

Cassie Hollasch October 23, 2020
As the country continues to battle against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, voters are going to need to make a choice on whether they want to vote in person or absentee before Nov. 3.
New Hampshire House finds temporary new home

New Hampshire House finds temporary new home

Hannah Donahue May 29, 2020
Until the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the New Hampshire House of Representatives had met outside of the State House’s Representatives Hall only once - during the Civil War.
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