House Democratic Releases Statement on Verizon Contract Agreement

CONCORD, NH– House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff released the following statement upon announcement that Verizon Communications and its unions have reached agreement in principle on a 4-year contract that ends a six-week strike. “I am…

House Democratic Leader Stephen Shurtleff Expresses Condolences on the Passing of Representative Marcia Moody

CONCORD – House Democratic Leader Stephen Shurtleff today expressed his condolences upon learning of the death of Representative Marcia Moody of Newmarket. “I was very saddened by the news of Marcia’s passing,” said Shurtleff. “During…

Statement from NH Democratic Leader on Governor Hassan’s State of the State Address

CONCORD, NH – Representative Stephen Shurtleff of Penacook, NH House Democratic Leader released the following statement following Governor Hassan’s State of the State Address. “Thanks to Governor Hassan’s strong, bipartisan leadership, the State of New Hampshire…

Statement from NH Democratic Leader on Governor Hassan’s State of the State Address

CONCORD, NH – Representative Stephen Shurtleff of Penacook, NH House Democratic Leader released the following statement following Governor Hassan’s State of the State Address. “Thanks to Governor Hassan’s strong, bipartisan leadership, the State of New Hampshire…

House Democratic Leader Statement on Fiscally Responsible, Bipartisan Compromise Budget Deal

September 15, 2015 CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff released the following statement on the fiscally responsible, bipartisan compromise budget deal: “While this compromise agreement does not include everything that either side wanted,…

Statement on Speaker Jasper Acknowledging That Corporate Tax Cuts Will Blow a Hole in the Budget

Concord, N.H. – In an email yesterday to all members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Speaker Shawn Jasper agreed that Republicans’ proposed corporate tax cuts will blow a huge hole in the budget, and admitted…

House Democrats Statement on Passage of Irresponsible Republican Budget Proposal

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – House Democratic leaders released the following statements after the state Senate voted on party lines to pass a partisan budget proposal. House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff:  “Today is a sad day for…

House Democrats Statement on Passage of Legislation Establishing 30-Day Residency Requirement for Voting

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative David E. Cote, ranking Democrat on the House Election Law Committee, released the following statement after House Republicans voted to pass SB 179, which requires an individual to be domiciled in…

House Democratic Leaders Decry Passage of Jasper-O’Brien Budget

CONCORD, NH – House Democratic Leadership today decried passage of the Jasper-O’Brien budget: “The O’Brien-Jasper budget that passed today brings new meaning to the word ‘irresponsible,’ and was designed simply to get the blessing of Bill O’Brien and the…

House Republicans Budget “Fix” at Expense of Students, Families and Property Taxpayers

CONCORD, NH – Republicans on the House Finance Committee voted today to pass a so-called budget “fix” at the expense of students, families and local property taxpayers. The House Republicans’ “fix” would cut $28 million from the…