Hosted by Granite State News Collaborative Director Melanie Plenda, The State We're In explores solutions to the Covid-19 pandemic in New Hampshire and highlights local efforts to combat the virus and rebuild local economies.
The State We're In was the title of one of the first public television public affairs programs on New Hampshire PBS. Nearly fifty years ago the station was known as Channel 11- the New Hampshire Network. This series seeks to revive the in-depth reporting and civil discourse that once was the hallmark of public affairs and discussion shows in the state.
The State We're In is produced in partnership with the Granite State News Collaborative which is funded in part by the Solutions Journalism Network and the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. Production assistance is provided by the students and staff of the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce Unversity in Rindge, NH.
Housing prices are on the rise again in the Granite State.
New Hampshire is the second oldest state in the nation.
May 3rd marked the state mandated return to full in-person operations for schools.
New guidance on masking up in New Hampshire.
Weâ€™re halfway through the New Hampshire Legislative session.
A new multi year project exploring race and equity in New Hampshire.
As of April 1st, anyone over 16 in New Hampshire is eligible to sign up for the vaccine.
How do you measure a communityâ€™s civic health?
Sunshine Week, legislation, transparency in journalism and the publicâ€™s right to know.
Itâ€™s been one year since the Covid-19 pandemic changed life as we know it.
As we mark a year since the Covid-19 pandemic changed life as we know it.
To be food insecure means to struggle to meet the basic needs of putting food on the table
What we all need to know about the budget process on the local and state level.
Moving into 2021, schools are easing towards reopening, but many questions remain.
The COVID-19 vaccination rollout is in full swing across the Granite State.
New Hampshire's legislature is back in session.
Where do we go from here?
Governor Chris Sununu who talks about leadership, the pandemic and more.
Though 2020 is behind us, the deadly virus that plagued us throughout the year.
"˜Tis the season for feeling happy and sad for so many. In this must-watch episode of The State We're In, we learn what people can do to help themselves and others to cope this holiday season.
We're in what typically is the season of giving and an important one for nonprofits.
Projected spikes in coronavirus cases and the possibility of another shutdown are looming.
However you make contact, the topic of politics is often front and center.
The economic downturn and unemployment is deepening the crisis.
Districts across the state are wrestling with the rise in COVID-19 cases.
The historic 2020 election has been a nail-biter.
Director of Research and Analysis at Citizens Count, shares election resources.
One of the keys to mitigating spread is contact tracing.
New Hampshire Deputy Secretary of State David Scanlon answers voters' FAQ.
Many businesses have been hit hard during the pandemic.
With the flu season quickly approaching many health officials warn that Covid-19 mixed with flu could leave the public and providers dealing with a "twindemic" of sorts. Freelance reporter Adam Urquhart and Dr. Elizabeth Daly, Chief of the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control at the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services discuss how health officials are preparing for the upcoming fl
Food Insecurity is a growing concern in the Granite State.
On September 24th, Keene will be the epicenter of the third annual Radically Rural Summit.
Throughout the summer, NH managed to keep the number of Covid cases at a steady decline.
This is is shaping up to be an election year like no other,
New Hampshire's primary for all national and state offices is fast approaching.
One of the biggest fallouts from the Covid-19 pandemic in NH has been the economy.
New Hampshire's schools and economy are re-opening.
A national moratorium on evicting tenants from certain properties expired.
Recursos y Reglas de Desalojo.
State and local officials are grappling with how to keep their communities safe.
Melanie Plenda speaks to the series lead writers and Berlin Public Schools Superintendent.
NH has changed to add concern about Covid-19 as a reason to request an absentee ballot.
On June 9th and 10th, a record number of nonprofits will participate in NH Gives Day.
The New Hampshire Legislature has been on hiatus since the stay-at-home directive in March
COVID-19 has presented new challenges for people seeking substance use disorder treatment.
From having one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, to one of the highest.
There are more than 130,000 small businesses in New Hampshire.