A bill that would abolish the death penalty in New Hampshire has cleared both the House and Senate, but Governor Chris Sununu has promised to veto the measure. Sununu says he's standing with law enforcement in his promise to veto.
This week, the highest court in Massachusetts heard arguments about whether Thomas Estes, a district court judge from the western part of the state, should face punishment for an affair with a court employee.
Implementing a massive criminal justice reform law signed last week will cost Massachusetts an estimated $15 million this fiscal year and as much as $40 million next year, according to Gov. Charlie Baker.