Shea-Porter Seeks Probe of EPA Concealment of Research on PFAS Chemicals

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today (Monday) sent a letter to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee asking it to investigate and hold hearings after reports that the White House and EPA concealed a critical report on the health impacts of PFAS chemicals, such as those that contaminated the groundwater around Pease.

A state of contradictions, especially if you are mentally ill

In New Hampshire, rights matter more for some than for others when caring for the mentally ill, especially compared to a state like Colorado where lawmakers are spending millions to make sure mentally ill people who haven’t committed a crime are not locked up in jails, even for very brief holds.

Donald Trump, Michael Cohen and the Stormy Daniels payment: a Q&A

New assertions, accusations and counter-accusations involving President Donald Trump’s alleged hush money payment to adult film actress Stormy Daniels are aswirl today thanks to tweets by the president and remarks by his lawyer, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

Democracy Should Be a Messy Business with Lots of Noise

There is the daily buzz of activity but there is also the conversation, debate, agreements and disagreements that attend everyday life and local governance. Sometimes it’s enlightening, sometimes it’s more heat than light, sometimes it’s funny, and sometimes downright weird.