Banks battle escalating fight against scammers

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Thousands of Granite Staters fall victim to the insidious traps set by scammers each year. From 2019 until April 2024, fraud of various types accounted for losses of nearly $80 million in NH, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The most common type of fraud is imposter scams, where the fraudster pretends to be an official and requests information, money, or a gift card to solve the supposed problem. These account for almost half of all Granite State scams.

Manchester designated as one of 31 tech hubs nationally

read more…: Manchester designated as one of 31 tech hubs nationally

The ReGen Valley Tech Hub—a growing biofab consortium in Manchester’s Millyard led by the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) that aims to be the hub for creating and growing human tissue and organs in the United States—is one of the 31 inaugural Tech Hubs designated by U.S. Dept. of Commerce across the country in October.

NH: A State of Manufacturing

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Industry leaders are hopeful manufacturing will grow again, with many pointing to the infusion of $44 million in a federal grant that will be used to expand a biofabrication cluster in Manchester’s Millyard, which is expected to create thousands more manufacturing jobs and make NH the global epicenter of biofabrication.

Proposed amendment calls for removal by petition of state court judges

read more…: Proposed amendment calls for removal by petition of state court judges

The legislative administration committee held a public hearing January 13 about a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow for the recall and removal by petition of state court judges. Judges in New Hampshire are appointed by the governor and serve until age 70. They can only be removed through impeachment. 

Lawsuit alleges DHHS fails to properly administer Medicaid waiver program

read more…: Lawsuit alleges DHHS fails to properly administer Medicaid waiver program

“When you launch a system and then are indifferent to how it operates, adverse consequences follow,” said AARP attorney Geron Gadd, citing insufficiencies in monitoring when services are being delivered and a failure on the part of DHHS to provide people notice and meaningful ways to report when they’re in crisis.