Tuesday’s New Hampshire presidential primaries are dominating attention, accentuated Friday by Gov. Charlie Baker’s decision to endorse New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
This week, public hearings begin on Governor Baker’s budget, the Senate takes up public records, and some Massachusetts politicians head to the Granite State ahead of New Hampshire’s primaries.
Opponents of a proposed pipeline through western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire are pointing out that only about half the 3,000 promised construction jobs would go to local workers.
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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expects extends a public comment deadline to accommodate a final hearing in Cheshire County, New Hampshire.
While armed citizens have been standing guard outside military recruiting stations in Keene, New Hampshire, and elsewhere, some members of the armed forces ask that they stop.
This week, MGM broke ground on its casino in Springfield. When it opens in late 2017, the western Massachusetts resort may find itself in the middle of a region stacked with casinos.
Governors in the six New England states will be sworn in this week.
A proposed natural gas pipeline through Massachusetts may take an alternative route through New Hampshire to follow an existing power line.
Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire is calling for an investigation into the scam that’s hit health care practices throughout the region.
Lawmakers across New England are looking at the same issue, with lots of negotiating still to come.
Technically, Scott Brown’s been a candidate in this race since last month, when he filed with the FEC. But Thursday night in a Portsmouth hotel ballroom, the Republican – who now lives in Rye – erased any remaining doubt.
Applicants for health insurance that have dealt with problem-plagued websites, like the Massachusetts Health Connector, can get an extra two weeks to finish their enrollment.
More snow is on the way to New England.