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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving New Hampshire Newsletter for Sunday January 12, 2020 ( 5 items )  

Center on Budget & Policy Priorities: More States Reconsidering Medicaid Work Requirements
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities issued the following blog: Six states -- Arizona, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, and Virginia -- have reversed or suspended their plans to take Medicaid coverage away from people who don't meet work requirements. Other states with similar approved or pending waivers from the federal government also should reconsider these harmful policies. The six states reconsidering their work requirement policies cited legal challen  more

FIRST Unveils INFINITE RECHARGE Robotics Game as Part of FIRST RISE, Powered by Star Wars: Force for Change Season
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire, Jan. 4 -- FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) issued the following news release: FIRST(R), a robotics community that prepares young people for the future, launched the 2020 FIRST(R) Robotics Competition season today with the Kickoff of a new robotics game called INFINITE RECHARGESMbefore a crowd of 1,200 people, including Sen. Maggie Hassan, D.-N.H., U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas, D.-N.H., and Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig, D-N.H., at Southern Ne  more

National Communication Association: Communication Scholars Available to Discuss January Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 -- The National Communication Association issued the following news: The Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary are just a month away, but only five candidates have qualified for the January Democratic debate so far. The National Communication Association can put reporters in touch with leading Communication scholars who specialize in presidential rhetoric, women in politics, and presidential campaigns. These experts are well-equipped to address a variety of questions about   more

New Hampshire Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud New Hampshire House of Representatives for Passing Extreme Risk Legislation
CONCORD, New Hampshire, Jan. 9 -- Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a campaign of Everytown for Gun Safety, issued the following news: The New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applauded the New Hampshire House of Representatives for passing HB 687, extreme risk protection order legislation, which would create a red flag law. The bill would allow immediate family members and law enforcement officers to petition a court  more

Record 15 States are Innovation Champions in New CTA Innovation Scorecard
ARLINGTON, Virginia, Jan. 7 -- The Consumer Technology Association issued the following news release: A record-breaking 15 states earned top honors as Innovation Champions - the nation's best states to start and build technology businesses - in the Consumer Technology Association's (CTA)(R) 2020 U.S. Innovation Scorecard. The biennial Scorecard, which ranks all 50 states on how well their policies support innovation, named Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hamps  more