Press Releases

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…

O’Brien, Lamontagne Can’t Re-Write Their History

GOP candidate has repeatedly called a state takeover of Medicare a top priority, but now he is trying to run from his own radical plan CONCORD – Bill O’Brien and Ovide Lamontagne can’t hide from…

Democrats to O’Brien: NH Cannot Afford to Go “Even Further” with Your Extreme Agenda

CONCORD - Democratic House leaders said today on a press conference call that New Hampshire voters cannot afford to go “even further” with the extreme Ovide-O’Brien agenda, as the speaker promised at the State GOP convention this…

Democrats Comment on Redress Press Conference

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Democratic House Leader Terie Norelli issued the following comments on the Redress of Grievances Committee’s press conference. “The Redress of Grievances Committee is “Exhibit A” of the radical, wasteful agenda Speaker O’Brien and…

Norelli Asks Speaker: Where are the Rest of the Bills?

CONCORD — Although Speaker Bill O’Brien claimed he was not hiding Republican legislative proposals, only 58 legislative proposals have been posted on the state website. None in the last two days. “Mr. Speaker, where are…

What’s In Ovide-O’Brien’s Secret Agenda?

What’s In Ovide-O’Brien’s Secret Agenda? Republicans Trying to Hide Plans from Voters; Need to Come Clean CONCORD – Bill O’Brien and Ovide Lamontagne should come clean about what is in their secret agenda and release…

Speaker O’Brien Removes Democratic Member from Joint Health Care Reform Oversight Committee for No Reason

Committee will make recommendations on Affordable Care Act in New Hampshire CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – New Hampshire House Democratic Leader Terie Norelli and Representative Kathleen Taylor, Democratic Policy Leader on the House Commerce and Consumer Affairs…

Democrats Warn of Downshifting to Local Communities

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Randy Foose of New London and Representative Mary Stuart Gile of Concord, issued the following statements on HB 1607 and SB 372, bills which establish an education credit against the…