Press Releases

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…

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…