Senior reporter Annmarie Timmins is a New Hampshire native who covered state government, courts, and social justice issues for the Concord Monitor for 25 years. During her time with the Monitor, she won a Nieman Fellowship to study journalism and mental health courts at Harvard for a year. She has taught journalism at the University of New Hampshire and writing at the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications.
Shooter kills one at New Hampshire Hospital; suspect killed by police
By: Annmarie Timmins, Ethan DeWitt and Hadley Barndollar - November 17, 2023
This story was updated on Friday, Nov. 17, at 7:27 p.m. to include more details from New Hampshire State Police. A shooter opened fire and killed one person at New Hampshire Hospital in Concord Friday afternoon, according to New Hampshire State Police. The suspect was immediately shot and killed by a New Hampshire State Police […]
10,000 patrol hours over 1.5 years: N.H. officials launch increased northern border enforcement
By: Hadley Barndollar and Annmarie Timmins - October 20, 2023
As New Hampshire officials announced 10,000 additional law enforcement patrol hours over the next year and a half at the state’s border with Canada, they pointed to recently obtained data showing approximately 430 individuals on the terrorist watch list attempted to cross the country’s northern border last fiscal year – a higher number than the […]
Passing new licensing laws in New Hampshire is quick. Creating new licenses isn’t.
By: Annmarie Timmins - August 4, 2023
Once the pandemic revealed the state’s dire shortage of health care and other workers, state officials moved quickly to ease or quicken the licensing process. Gov. Chris Sununu signed the most sweeping change into law in June, allowing any licensed professional to practice here if their home state’s licensing requirements are “substantially similar” to New […]
N.H. Gov. Chris Sununu won’t run again. Republicans lining up for his job.
By: Annmarie Timmins - July 20, 2023
Gov. Chris Sununu announced Wednesday via Twitter that he will not seek a historic fifth term. “Public service should never be a career, and the time is right for another Republican to lead our great state,” he wrote from his personal Twitter account. “This was no easy decision as I truly love serving as governor.” […]
N.H. adults on Medicaid now have dental benefits. Many can’t get appointments.
By: Annmarie Timmins - July 5, 2023
Three months after the state agreed to cover basic dental care for adults on Medicaid, less than 15% of the state’s 850 dentists and oral surgeons have signed on. And fewer are actually taking patients. Almost half of those 125 providers in the state’s new New Hampshire Smiles Program have set limits on their participation. […]
It just became easier for out-of-state professionals to work in New Hampshire
By: Annmarie Timmins - June 28, 2023
When the COVID-19 health crisis hit, New Hampshire was quickly able to allow nearly 60,000 out-of-state physicians to practice in the state by accepting their state’s credentials for licensure here. That practice will now apply to all professions licensed in New Hampshire as long as their out-of-state requirements are “substantially similar” to New Hampshire’s. House […]
N.H. Gov. Chris Sununu says he won’t run for president in 2024
By: Hadley Barndollar, Ethan DeWitt and Annmarie Timmins - June 5, 2023
Ending many months of speculation, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu announced Monday he will not seek the Republican nomination for president in 2024. “The Republican Party is at a crossroads, and in 2024 we Republicans must nominate the most conservative candidate for President who can win in November of 2024 and get things done in […]