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…

RELEASE: House Democratic Leader Introduces Investigation Into Representative’s Involvement In Misogynist Forum

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Today, House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff (D-Penacook) brought forth a motion asking for the House Legislative Administration Committee to investigate the involvement of Representative Robert Fisher (R-Laconia) in the creation of…

RELEASE: House Democratic Leader Comments on Disturbing Allegations Against Representative Robert Fisher

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Today, a report was released which links Representative Robert Fisher to the creation of the misogynist online forum “The Red Pill.” The report includes examples of offensive posts purportedly made by…

RELEASE: House Democratic Leader Comments on Governor’s Decision to not Re-Appoint Tom Raffio to State Board of Education

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Today, Governor Chris Sununu announced that he would not re-appoint State Board of Education Chairman Tom Raffio for another term.  After hearing the news, House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff (D-Penacook) released…

RELEASE: House Democratic Leader Comments on Failure of House Budget Proposal

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Today, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted 177-169 to defeat HB 2, the state budget proposal recommended by the House Finance Committee.  House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff (D-Penacook) released the following statement after the vote: …

RELEASE: House Democratic Leader Comments on Proposed Allocation of Funds for State Heating Bill

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – The House of Representatives voted today to advance HB 368, legislation which authorizes the Department of Administrative Services to manage the replacement of systems providing heat to state-owned buildings in Concord…

RELEASE: Democratic Leader Comments on House Vote Against Protecting Transgender Citizens

CONCORD, NH – The House of Representatives voted 187-179 today to table HB 478, legislation which would protect the rights of transgender citizens.  The vote to table BH 478 effectively ends the debate on transgender protection…