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Public News Service - NH: Civic Engagement

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CONCORD, N.H. - State lawmakers considered a measure on Wednesday to prohibit local communities from participating in a United Nations program. Critics said the debate was full of conspiracy theories and a waste of legislators' time. Zandra Rice-Hawkins, executive director of Granite State Progres

PHOTO: The New Hampshire Senior Leadership Program is now taking applications for the 2013 class. Courtesy of AARP-New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. – The search is on today (Friday) for older adults, caregivers, family members and friends who care about aging issues and who want to become more involved and really make difference. It's called the New Hampshire Senior Leadership Program, and Doug McNutt, advocacy director fo

PHOTO:The joint report,

CONCORD, N.H. - Concerned citizens, lawmakers and New Hampshire advocacy groups have released a new report that focuses on big-business efforts to influence new laws in the state. The corporate lobbying group ALEC – the American Legislative Exchange Council – has been throwing its weigh

PHOTO: The gubernatorial race in New Hampshire heats up around Medicare issues.

MANCHESTER, N. H. – Thursday's New Hampshire gubernatorial debate drew protests in Manchester as local seniors turned out to show their support for Medicare and to denounce proposals to shift that care to a block grant or voucher system. Steve Morgan, a retired senior from Amherst, joined the

GRAPHIC: Granite State Progress Legislator Report Cards website helps New Hampshire voters to bone-up on candidates and issues.

CONCORD, N.H. - Just one month and three debates to go before Election Day, there is an easy new way for New Hampshire voters to bone up on candidates and issues, from the state budget to the fate of Big Bird. Zandra Rice Hawkins, executive director of Granite State Progress, says the group's State

CONCORD, N.H. - It could be a dishonest health-care provider or a con artist on the phone. Either way, New Hampshire seniors are being taught how to defend themselves against Medicare fraud. Harold Moldoff, a volunteer "fraud fighter" with AARP New Hampshire, advises seniors to make note of each do

CONCORD, N. H. – Healthcare, housing, and women's issues - those topics are just a taste of what's on the agenda at this weekend's 2012 New Hampshire Progressive Summit. Zandra Rice-Hawkins, executive director of summit co-sponsor Granite State Progress, believes many policies of the past few

CONCORD, N.H. - Voter identification, "Right to Work" and repealing the RGGI (Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative). If you look at legislation making its way through the New Hampshire legislature these days and compare it with that in some other states, you will see many of the same bills, almost wor

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