N.H. to Debate Medicaid in 2016 Session

Concord — The debate over whether New Hampshire should keep more than 45,000 residents on subsidized health insurance is set to dominate the Statehouse when lawmakers return to Concord in January. New Hampshire’s Medicaid expansion plan will expire at the end of 2016, when federal funding drops below 100 percent, if lawmakers don’t vote to reauthorize it. Officials estimate the state will be on the hook for at least $12 million in...

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U.S. Plan Will Fix Area Roads

West Lebanon — There was good news out of Washington this week for Upper Valley officials seeking funding for a number of transportation projects, ranging from a major safety overhaul along Route 12 in Charlestown to the replacement or repair of aging bridges over Vermont rivers in towns such as Strafford and Chelsea. After years of stymied efforts to address the nation’s aging and congested highways and transit systems, Congress...

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