Latest Chris Sununu News

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Feb. 04, 2023 10:12 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg; Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.; Gov. Chris Sununu, R-N.H.; retired Adm. Mike Mullen, a former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Buttigieg; Sen. Cory...

New marijuana legalization bill gets New Hampshire hearing

Jan. 25, 2023 17:21 PM EST

CONCORD, N.h. (AP) — The New Hampshire Legislature is once again debating recreational use of marijuana but efforts to legalize it still face significant hurdles. In the decade since the state legalized medical marijuana, the House has passed recreational marijuana bills several...

State lawmakers turn to creative solutions in speaker fights

Jan. 08, 2023 09:15 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Republican infighting debilitates Washington, lawmakers at some U.S. statehouses have managed to launch sessions complicated by similar GOP partisan divides or razor-thin margins of party control with a host of creative — if yet untested — solutions. ...

Confident Sununu calls for cooperation, local control

Jan. 05, 2023 15:22 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu was sworn in for a fourth term Thursday, exuding confidence and calling for increased cooperation, civic engagement and local control. Sununu defeated Democrat Tom Sherman in November, becoming only the second governor in New...

NH Dems ask national party not to 'punish' them on primary

Jan. 05, 2023 12:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Hampshire Democrats on Thursday asked the national party not to “punish” them while overhauling its 2024 presidential primary calendar, arguing that implementing the proposed shakeup may amount to a “poison pill” against their state's traditional role as among the...

Mayors: More help needed to shelter the homeless in NH

Jan. 03, 2023 17:19 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two years after New Hampshire's 13 mayors sent a letter to Gov. Chris Sununu asking for help with a strategy to assist the homeless, eight wrote back Tuesday requesting that federal funds be allocated for more shelter beds and resources, with an emphasis on women and youth. ...

Georgia, NH latest states to ban TikTok from state computers

Dec. 15, 2022 19:33 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Govs. Brian Kemp of Georgia and Chris Sununu of New Hampshire on Thursday immediately banned the use of TikTok and popular messaging applications from all computer devices controlled by their state governments, saying the Chinese government may be able to access users' personal...

Biden shows little urgency as Dems mull 2024 primary shakeup

Nov. 30, 2022 08:26 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats considering shaking up the order of their 2024 presidential primary are waiting on President Joe Biden, anxious to see if he'll endorse stripping Iowa of its traditional leadoff spot or discourage major changes while mulling his own potential reelection bid. ...

Future of American democracy loomed large in voters' minds

Nov. 10, 2022 16:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — This week’s ballot had an unspoken candidate — American democracy. Two years of relentless attacks on democratic traditions by former President Donald Trump and his allies left the country's future in doubt, and voters responded. Many of the candidates who...

Republican Sununu wins 4th term as New Hampshire governor

Nov. 08, 2022 21:20 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu defeated Democratic state Sen. Tom Sherman on Tuesday, becoming only the second governor in New Hampshire history to win a fourth term. After facing intense pressure to run for U.S. Senate, Sununu shocked the political establishment...