Misplaced Priorities Hurt Our Economy

Misplaced Priorities Hurt Our Economy

New ranking shows folly of GOP’s plan With the release of its annual “Top States for Business” rankings last week, CNBC confirmed a growing fear in New Hampshire: Unprecedented budget cuts and misplaced Republican priorities…

VIDEO: House & Senate Leaders: O’Brien Legislature’s Priorities Wrong for Middle-Class Families

Democratic House and Senate leaders held a press conference to review the recent legislative session and how the Republican Majority’s wrong priorities are hurting New Hampshire’s middle-class families. Below are the prepared remarks:   House…

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 Condemn Republican Vote to Override Governor’s Veto of Legislation that will Suppress Voter’s Rights

Concord, NH – Representative David Pierce, of Etna and a member of the House Election Law Committee, issued the following statements after the Republican majority voted to override Governor Lynch’s vetoes of SB 289, the…

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…

House Democrats Call for an End of Abuse of Power by Legislative Committee

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – On June 14th, The House Redress of Grievances Committee voted along party lines to subpoena “sealed records” in a petition currently before the committee. Democrats on the committee voted against allowing…

House Democratic Leadership’s Statements on Court Decision Regarding the House Redistricting Plan

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Terie Norelli, Democratic House Leader and Representative Mary Jane Wallner, Deputy Democratic Leader and a petitioner in the case, issued the following statements on the Supreme Court’s Decision regarding the…

Representative Weber Expresses Concern about the Passage of CACR 26

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE –Representative Lucy M. Weber, issued the following statement regarding the passage of CACR 26, a constitutional amendment which allows the legislature to replace court rules by passing laws. “Part I, Article 73…

University System of NH Under Attack Again

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Mary Stuart Gile, Democratic Policy Leader on the House Education issued the following statement on the passage of the committee of conference report on HB 1383, which requires every student…

Republican Controlled House Passes Constitutional Amendment That Will Have Devastating Effects on NH’s Entire Tax System and Downshifts to Municipalities

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Representative Susan Almy, Democratic Policy Leader on the House Ways & Means Committee, and Representative Stephen Shurtleff, Assistant Deputy Democratic Leader, issued the following statements on the passage of CACR 13,…