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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving New Hampshire Newsletter for Sunday September 09, 2018 ( 9 items )  

Baldwin to Headline New Hampshire Democratic Party Roosevelt Dinner
CONCORD, New Hampshire, Sept. 6 -- The New Hampshire Democratic Party issued the following news release: The New Hampshire Democratic Party today announced Alec Baldwin as this year's keynote speaker at the inaugural Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner. The dinner will take place on Sunday, October 14, at 5:00 p.m. at the Manchester Downtown Hotel. "We're seeing Democrats gain momentum in New Hampshire and across the country, and we're thrilled to have our special guest speaker join us as we continue to   more

DNC Issues Statement on Paid Family Leave 'Vacation'
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 -- The Democratic National Committee issued the following statement by Women's Media Director Elizabeth Renda on New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu referring to paid family leave as 'vacation': "Chris Sununu's reference to paid family leave as 'vacation' demonstrates exactly how out-of-touch the governor is with women and working families. Paid family leave exists for life-altering experiences like the birth of a child or a serious illness, and to dismiss these policies as 'vac  more

Dora Mills Discusses Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak With 'WGME'
BIDDEFORD, Maine, Sept. 5 -- The University of New England issued the following news release: An alarming infectious disease outbreak is making headlines across New England. 14 people have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease in Hampton, New Hampshire, with one infected person dying from complications related to pneumonia. Dora Anne Mills, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, University of New England vice president of Clinical Affairs and director for the Center for Excellence in Health Innovation, told   more

Former Penn College Administrator Named Interim President
WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania, Sept. 4 -- The Pennsylvania College of Technology issued the following news: Cathryn AddyCathryn Addy, founding director of the college's North Campus in Wellsboro, has been named interim president of NHTI in Concord, New Hampshire. Addy was hired for the Wellsboro position in March 1983, shortly after Williamsport Area Community College (forerunner to Penn College) began offering practical nursing classes at the Tioga County site. The NHTI appointment is for the d  more

LGBTQ Victory Fund Issues Statement on Homophobic Dog Whistle Attack
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund issued the following statement by Senior Political Director Sean Meloy: * * * Today LGBTQ Victory Fund condemned New Hampshire Congressional candidate Maura Sullivan for a homophobic dog whistle attack on her openly gay opponent Chris Pappas. The attack - included in a negative campaign mailer to district voters - insinuated Chris is weak, a line commonly used against openly LGBTQ candidates. "Throughout this campaign cycle, when opponen  more

New Hampshire Dem Gov Candidates Unable to Explain Their 'Inconsistent' Positions
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- The Republican Governors Association issued the following news release: Desperate for momentum as national observers sour on their chances of victory in November, New Hampshire's Democrat gubernatorial candidates are facing growing questions over their contradictory political positions. After this week's Democrat debate between Steve Marchand and Molly Kelly, The Associated Press reported that both candidates were grilled for their "inconsistent tax policy positions," no  more

New UNH Research Aims to Help Humans Survive Dehydration
DURHAM, New Hampshire, Sept. 5 -- The University of New Hampshire issued the following news release: A grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help a University of New Hampshire researcher better understand dehydration and ultimately help humans better survive it by studying a tiny desert rodent that's adapted to survive both acute and chronic dehydration. "We know that many people suffer from dehydration, from the elderly to soldiers in desert wars to the many people worldwide  more

UNH Announces First Members of Its Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame
DURHAM, New Hampshire, Sept. 6 -- The University of New Hampshire issued the following news release: The University of New Hampshire will induct the first five alumni into its Entrepreneur Hall of Fame at an awards ceremony Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, as part of the annual innovators dinner that celebrates the intellectual property achievement of UNH faculty, staff and students. "Entrepreneurship runs deep in the DNA of UNH with more than 10,000 alumni who founded, co-founded, or run their own com  more

UNH Research Finds Access to Early Childhood Education Lacking
DURHAM, New Hampshire, Sept. 5 -- The University of New Hampshire issued the following news release: The number of slots offered by licensed early childhood education providers in the Upper Valley of New Hampshire and Vermont is 2,000 short of the estimated number of young children whose parent or parents are in the labor force, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. The research also found that the cost of licensed care for  more