Gov. Maggie Hassan, U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm and EMILY's List President Stephanie Schriock will gather in Manchester later this month to discuss women in politics, particularly the possibility of the first female U.S. president.
Remember when state and national politics were full of talk about the "war on women"? At the New Hampshire State House, at least, a truce has been called. The results of the 2013 legislative session and new state budget show the real difference that a single election can make.
Hoping to break the deadlock in budget negotiations over Medicaid expansion, House Democrats this afternoon proposed a compromise plan that would expand New Hampshire's Medicaid program for at least three years.
Author and outspoken feminist Jessica Valenti came to UNH to talk about why feminism matters. UNH Peace and Justice League, the MUB, SHARPP, UNH President’s Commission on the Status of Women and NARAL Pro-Choice New Hampshire sponsored the event in hopes of spreading the message of feminism.
The New Hampshire House Judiciary will spend its Valentine’s Day reviewing a new bill to forcing women to wait 24 hours after their first appointment and subjecting them to state-scripted, biased “informed consent” counseling prior to terminating a pregnancy.
The New Hampshire House Health and Human Services Committee held a hearing Tuesday morning on HB 271, sponsored by Rep. Bill O'Brien, which would block Medicaid expansion in New Hampshire. Here is a collection of Tweets (featuring ours!) from the hearing in Representatives Hall at the State House.
On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the still controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, local advocates working at the Joan G. Lovering Health Center in Greenland recall more turbulent times.