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Field Trip to Concord – Education Committee Hearing

Field Trip to Concord – Education Committee Hearing

Mary Ann and I went to a public hearing in Concord before the Senate Education Committee on proposed amendments to HB 356. These amendments would grant additional authority to the Commissioner of Education and make organizational changes to the Department of Education. Mary Ann testified, but since this was my […]

Notes from Seacoast Huddle Meeting – April 19

Notes from Seacoast Huddle Meeting – April 19

The Huddle has been making calls about legislation since February 10th.  We invited 3 speakers to talk about how legislation is affecting their organizations.  Christine opened our meeting by reading a few passages from, On Tyranny, Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century  by Timothy Snyder.   A good read for us […]

HB 589 – Oppose Repeal of Patient Buffer Zone

HB 589 – Oppose Repeal of Patient Buffer Zone

This is from Planned Parenthood – they need our immediate calls to our NH  reps: Please contact your state Representative(s) before the floor vote on HB 589 next week, which would repeal New Hampshire’s Patient Safety Buffer Zone Law.  Please contact them now and urge them to oppose the repeal […]

Celebration as Gov Sununu eliminates license requirement for carrying concealed weapons.

SB 12 – Repealing Requirements to Carry Concealed Guns

Dan Innis voted to repeal the existing law. Mindi Messmer and Kate Murray voted to keep the requirements in place. Is Dan Innis voting for his Seacoast District or for the NRA?  This bill repealed a long standing licensing requirement for carrying a concealed pistol or revolver.

SB 129  Support Solar by Going to Concord

SB 129 Support Solar by Going to Concord

We need your help! Please attend this hearing to speak to the importance of solar and Class II to the state, the industry and to customers. Bill #  SB 129 What the bill does – increases the Class II solar requirements, removes a size limit from the residential solar rebate […]

SB 7 – Food Stamp Eligibility – Call Reps to Oppose

Senate Bill # 7 What it does: It changes financial eligibility for Food stamps, making it harder to receive them.  It is modeled on a national effort by conservatives to cut back on assistance. Support/Oppose: Oppose Why? Food stamps are a federal program (no state $ needed) and vitally important to the low […]

HB 103 – Sex Education – Ask Gov. Sununu to veto

HB 103 – Sex Education – Ask Gov. Sununu to veto

Governor Sununu will act on HB 103, legislation that requires a two week “opt-out” provision for any material deemed “objectionable” regarding health or human sexuality.  This bill has passed the House and Senate.ACTION:  Tell Gov Sununu to VETO this bill.BECAUSE:  Studies show that parents aren’t tackling the tough topics when they […]