Sex-Ed Funding Rejected; Rare Hearing to Be Held on Jasper Renomination

At the Governor and Council meeting Tuesday, Gov. Chris Sununu nominated Lori Weaver, deputy commissioner of the state Department of Health and Human Services as interim commissioner, the Council scheduled a rare public hearing on the renomination of Shawn Jasper as Agriculture commissioner, and the Council voted 3-2 to reject a tabled contract to provide after-school sex education for at-risk youths in Manchester and Claremont.