- Lawmakers approve task force on plans to solve drug crisis Updated: Nov-18-15 3:44 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - A task force charged with reviewing legislation that aims to tackle a devastating drug crisis in New Hampshire will begin working on Tuesday, although some lawmakers said that now is the time for action, not more discussion.
- Focus on fentanyl comes amid 3,800-case backlog at crime lab Updated: Nov-11-15 4:08 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Already facing a backlog of thousands of cases, the state forensics lab could face even greater pressure to test drug samples as lawmakers move to increase penalties for people who deal the powerful painkiller fentanyl.
- GOP, Hassan call substance abuse top legislative priority Updated: Oct-28-15 1:20 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan and Republican legislative leaders called Monday for lawmakers to make tackling the substance abuse crisis the top priority when they return to Concord in January.