Press Releases

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…

RELEASE: House Passes Legislation Restricting The Rights of Voters

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass multiple bills that restrict the right to vote, increase confusion in our election laws, and expend significant taxpayer money to increase government bureaucracy. House Democratic…

RELEASE: New Hampshire House Defeats So-Called “Right To Work” Legislation

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Today, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted 200-177 to defeat SB 11, legislation that would establish so-called “right to work” in the state.  House Democratic leadership released the following statements…

RELEASE: House Republicans Kill Attempt to Remove Partisan Politics From Redistricting Process

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative David Cote (D-Nashua), the Ranking Democrat on the House Election Law Committee, released the following statement after House Republicans voted to kill HB 203, legislation that would remove partisan politics from the…

RELEASE: House Democratic Leader Comments on House Repealing 94-Year Old Concealed Carry Permit

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – The House of Representatives voted 200-97 today to pass SB 12, which would repeal the requirement to obtain a permit prior to carrying a concealed weapon.  After the vote, House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff released…

RELEASE: House Democratic Leader Reacts to Governor Sununu’s Budget Address

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff released the following statement after Governor Chris Sununu delivered his Budget Address: “Our state is currently in a great financial position, with a large surplus and historically-high…