Press Releases

House Democrats Statement on Defeat of Minimum Wage Legislation

March 12th, 2015 CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff and Representative Andrew White released the following Statements on the defeat of HB 684, which would increase the minimum wage in New Hampshire….

House Democrats Statement on Legislation Attacking Workers Rights

March 11th, 2015 CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Douglas Ley, Ranking Democrat on the Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services committee, issued the following statement on the passage of HB 658, another Republican attack on working…

House Democrats Statement on Legislation to Eliminate Open Primaries for US Senate Candidates

January 29th, 2015 CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Lucy Weber released the following statement after the public hearing on HB 338, which would partially return NH to the process of selecting the state’s US Senators…

House Democrats Statement on Latest Republican Attempt to Restrict Voting Rights

January 28th, 2015 CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Wayne Burton (D – Durham) released the following statement following the public hearing on HB 112, which would connect the right to vote with motor vehicle registration….

House Republicans Continue to Attack Health Care for Women

January 22, 2015 CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – House Deputy Democratic Leader Cindy Rosenwald issued the following statement on today’s hearing on HB 194, a “personhood bill” which would declare life begins at conception and outlaw…

House Democrats Statement Following Public Hearing on HB 208

January 22, 2015 CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Democratic Representatives from the Science, Technology and Energy committee released the following statements following the public hearing on HB 208, which would repeal the New Hampshire Greenhouse Gas…

Rep. Ed Butler Comments on Legislation that Would Disrupt the Health Insurance Marketplace

January 14th, 2015 CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Ed Butler, Ranking Democrat on the Commerce and Consumer Affairs committee, released the following statement following the public hearing on HB 128, which would allow the purchase…

Democratic Statement on House Vote to Allow Guns in House Chamber

January 7th, 2015 CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff and Representative Len DeSesa released the following statements following the House vote to allow deadly weapons in the House Chamber, anteroom, and visitors’ gallery:…

House Democrats Select Rep. Terie Norelli To Serve As House Speaker for 2013-14 Session

The New Hampshire House Democratic Caucus today cast a unanimous ballot for Representative Terie Norelli as their nominee for Speaker of the House for the 2013 – 2014 legislative session. “I ran for Speaker because…

New Hampshire House Democrats to Regain Majority

New Hampshire House Democrats to Regain Majority New Hampshire Voters Send a Clear Message on their Priorities Concord, NH – House Democratic Leader and former House Speaker Terie Norelli issued the following statements after preliminary election results…