The State We're In - NHPBS

‘Tis the season for Open Enrollment: What you need to know to navigate the system

Tis the season for a lot of things. One of the most important for you and your family may be health insurance. It’s open enrollment time for those seeking plans through the federal government. Host Melanie Plenda is joined by New Hampshire Bulletin Senior Reporter Annmarie Timmins and Insurance Department Deputy Commissioner D.J. Bettencourt to talk about open enrollment and help us navigate some of the system’s complexities. READ MORE


The State We’re In: Election 2022 wrap-up

Voters went to the polls Tuesday to select their choices for a variety of state and federal races in the midterm election. What happened, and what does it mean? The State We’re In host Melanie Plenda talks about the election’s results and what it means for Granite Staters. Joining the discuss is Anna Brown, the Director of Research and Analysis for Citizens Count and host of the podcast ‘$100 plus Mileage,’ Granite State News Collaborative Reporter and founder/editor of Granite Memo Stephen Porter, Assistant Editor of Manchester Ink Link Andrew Sylvia, and State House Reporter for the Keene Sentinel Rick Green. READ MORE


Midterm Voter Guide: Q&A with David Scanlan and Eva Castillo

The stakes are high in this year’s midterm election, taking place November 8. It will determine who represents New Hampshire in a variety of offices, from Congress to the State House. What should residents know about voting in the upcoming election?  Melanie Plenda, host of NH PBS’s The State We’re In,  speaks with New Hampshire Secretary of State David Scanlan and Director of the NH. Alliance for Immigrants and Refugees and voting advocate Eva Castillo about voting in the midterm election. READ MORE