RELEASE: Statement by Representative Shannon Chandley on Use Of Enrolled Bill Process To Change House Policy

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Shannon Chandley (D-Amherst) released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to enact significant policy changes to SB 66 through the enrolled bill amending process. “The actions by the House today…

RELEASE: House Republicans Pass Budget That Fails New Hampshire

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – The House of Representatives voted today to pass HB 144 and HB 517, the state operating budget for Fiscal Years 2018-2019.  House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff (D-Penacook), and Mary Jane Wallner (D-Concord), the Ranking…

RELEASE: Statement from Representative Mary Jane Wallner, House Budget Conferee, on the Budget Committee of Conference Agreement

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE –Representative Mary Jane Wallner (D-Concord), Ranking Democrat on the House Finance Committee and a budget conferee, released the following statement following the State operating budget committee of conference agreement. “We are in the…

RELEASE: House Democrats Object to Use Of Budget Process to Attack Women’s Health

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – House Republicans agreed this afternoon to Senate demands that attack women’s health by restricting contracts on family planning and codifying a version of the “Hyde” amendment (which bars the use of…

RELEASE: House Democratic Leader Comments on House Vote to Support Full Day Kindergarten

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Today, the House of Representatives voted 231-100 to pass SB 191, legislation that would provide additional funds to communities with full day public kindergarten programs.  House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff (D-Penacook)…

RELEASE: House Republicans Vote to Add Unnecessary Complications to Voting Process

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Today, the House of Representatives voted 191-162 to pass SB 3, legislation that eliminates the domicile affidavit and adds over 350 words to the voter registration form used within 30 days…

RELEASE: House Democratic Leader Comments on Resignation of Representative Robert Fisher

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Today, Representative Robert Fisher (R-Laconia), who was the subject of an ongoing inquiry into his involvement with the misogynistic “Red Pill” forum on Reddit, announced his resignation from the New Hampshire…

RELEASE: House Republicans Make Bizarre Rulings to Provide Cover for Representative Robert Fisher

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Today, the House Legislative Administration Committee voted 8-6 to take no action against Representatives Robert Fisher and Sherry Frost.  Before the final vote, Chairman Hinch ruled that the two members must…

RELEASE: House Votes to Strengthen Rape Shield Law

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – In an overwhelming vote of 328-30, the House of Representatives voted today to pass SB 9, which strengthens the Rape Shield Law.  SB 9 ensures that rape shield protections include the…

RELEASE: House Passes Legislation to Fund Full-Day Kindergarten Programs

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – The New Hampshire House voted 247-116 today to adopt an amended version of SB 191, which will provide full adequacy payments to communities that offer full-day kindergarten programs.  The bill will…