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New Hampshire looks to rein in rising energy costs

“Expensive energy – pursuing policies that raise the cost of energy – directly and negatively impacts New Hampshire families and businesses and the quality of life in our state,” the report’s authors wrote. “As such, the priority of the strategy is to organize goals around cost-effective energy policies.”

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New Hampshire council rejects $1M for reproductive centers

The New Hampshire Executive Council has blocked funding for the state’s reproductive centers amid concerns the money will be used for abortions and emergency contraception. This was the fourth time that the council had rejected contracts proposed by state health officials for Planned Parenthood.

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New Hampshire solicits school security grants

New Hampshire education officials are planning to give out millions of dollars to schools to help them harden their buildings and train educators to respond to intruders with guns. About $3.3 million will be available in the first round of grant funding for public schools. The remaining $10 million will be distributed to qualifying public and private schools.