Republicans Pass Bill that Downshifts to Local Property Taxes

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Susan Almy, House Democratic Policy Leader on Ways & Means Committee and Representative Christine Hamm, who serves on the Ways & Means Committee, issued the following statements on HB 1607,…

House Republicans Continue Their Attacks on Women

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Terie Norelli, House Democratic Leader and Representative Stephen Shurtleff, Assistant Deputy Democratic Leader,   issued the following statements on the House passage of House Bill 1659, which states that woman are…

Democrats Lament Repeal of the Job Producing, Environmental Friendly RGGI Program

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Naida Kaen, Democratic Policy Leader on the House Science, Technology and Energy Committee, issued the following statement on the passage of  HB 1490, which repeals New Hampshire’s regional greenhouse gas…

O’Brien Throws Out New Hampshire Constitution In Unprecedented Power Grab

O’Brien Throws Out New Hampshire Constitution In Unprecedented Power Grab

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Speaker Bill O’Brien today threw out the New Hampshire constitution in an unprecedented power grab aimed at ramming an unpopular redistricting plan down the throats of the people of New Hampshire…

House Democratic Leader’s Comments on Governor Lynch’s Veto of the House Redistricting Plan

Concord, NH – Representative Terie Norelli, Democratic House Leader issued the following statement on Governor Lynch’s veto of House Bill 592, the New Hampshire House Redistricting Plan. “Governor Lynch’s veto of this unconstitutional House Redistricting…

Democrats Praise House Vote to Recognize Marriage Equality

Democrats Praise House Vote to Recognize Marriage Equality

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Terie Norelli, House Democratic Leader, issued the following statement regarding today’s House vote on marriage equality. “I would like to praise the NH House for recognizing that in NH, marriage…

Republicans Give Unfair Advantage to Specialty Hospitals and Driving Up Health Costs

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Terie Norelli, House Democratic Leader and Representative James MacKay, Democratic Policy Leader on Health, Human Services, and Elderly Affairs issued the following statements on the passage of House Bill 1642,…

Democrats Denounce Change to House Rules

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Gary Richardson, Democratic Floor Leader and Representative Stephen Shurtleff, Assistant Deputy Democratic Leader, issued the following statements regarding a change to House Rules that would give subpoena power to a…

Women’s Place

At the corner of South Street and Middle Road in Portsmouth lie buried beneath the road the bodies of Sarah Simpson, a widow about twenty-seven years old, and Penelope Kenney, a servant girl. They were…

Democrats Denounce Efforts to Disenfranchise Voters

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative John Cloutier, Democratic Policy Leader on the House Transportation Committee and Representative David Cote, Democratic Policy Leader on the House Election Law Committee issued the following statements on the House…