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NH Governor Sununu Approves $100M Settlement For Abuse Victims

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has signed off on a $100 million settlement to compensate victims of physical and sexual abuse at a state-run juvenile correctional facility.

The deal, which was approved by the state Legislature, calls for the creation of a new fund to settle decades-old allegations of abuse at the Sununu Youth Services Center, formerly known as the Youth Services Center. Sununu signed the bill into law on Friday, according to the governor's office.

"This new law creates a claims resolution process that provides a trauma-informed and victim-centered alternative to traditional litigation," state Attorney General John Formella said in a statement. "No victim is required to use this process, but it is my hope that this bill will provide an avenue for much needed healing and compensation for many of these victims."

Read the source article at thecentersquare.com

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