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House Republican Budget Cuts Would Downshift Responsibility  for Road and Bridge Maintenance to Local Communities

House Republican Budget Cuts Would Downshift Responsibility for Road and Bridge Maintenance to Local Communities

House Finance Republicans Vote for Drastic Cuts Forcing DOT to Lay Off 50% of Workers, Turn Over 2500 Miles of Roads and 1,000 Bridges to Municipalities CONCORD, NH – The House Finance Committee today voted to pass HB…

House Republican Budget Cuts Would Threaten Landmark  Bipartisan Mental Health and MET Hospitals Settlements

House Republican Budget Cuts Would Threaten Landmark Bipartisan Mental Health and MET Hospitals Settlements

As Ray Burton Welcome Center is Dedicated, House Republicans Also Plan to Cut Funding for Welcome Centers and Travel and Tourism Promotion CONCORD, NH – During Tuesday’s House Finance Division III meeting, House Republicans’ devastating cuts to the…

O’Brien Budget Redox: House Republicans Make Drastic Cuts to Services for New Hampshire’s Seniors

O’Brien Budget Redox: House Republicans Make Drastic Cuts to Services for New Hampshire’s Seniors

House Republicans Also Cuts Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities, Propose Massive Cuts to the Department of Transportation CONCORD, NH – During Monday’s House Finance Division III meeting, House Republicans continued to slash the budget for the…

House Democratic Leaders Blast to Repeal Health Care Expansion Plan, Massively Cut Spending for Substance Misuse Treatment

House Democratic Leaders Blast to Repeal Health Care Expansion Plan, Massively Cut Spending for Substance Misuse Treatment

House Democratic Leaders Blast Plan to Repeal Health Care Expansion Plan,  Massively Cut Funding for Substance Misuse Treatment CONCORD, NH – During Sunday’s House Finance Committee Division III Meeting, House Republicans voted to repeal New Hampshire’s bipartisan…

House Democratic Leaders Decry Budget Cuts to Higher Education and Aid to Local Communities

CONCORD, NH – In various House Finance Committee Division meetings this week, House Republicans already began making drastic budget cuts to priorities that are essential to the economic foundation of New Hampshire. In a Division…

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…