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Report on Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut’s Town Hall Meeting

Report on Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut’s Town Hall Meeting

Under the headline, “Edelblut town hall draws ire as questions chosen by moderator ,” the Concord Monitor reports on yesterday’s town hall  meeting: New Hampshire Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut took – and sometimes ducked – questions from an oft-restive town hall audience at New England College on Friday.

HB 511- Establishing a Commission to Study Environmentally-triggered Illness.

HB 511- Establishing a Commission to Study Environmentally-triggered Illness.

This bill sponsored by Mindi Messner has passed both the House and the Senate.  Dan Innis voted in support.  There was no roll call vote.  Dan Innis is quoted in April 28th Portsmouth Herald, saying “I don’t know if we’ll find an answer (to the source of the cancer cluster), […]

HB 484 – Establishes Permanent Commission to Study Cancer Cluster

HB 484 – Establishes Permanent Commission to Study Cancer Cluster

Mindi Messner’s bill to establish a permanent commission to study the pediatric cancer cluster on the Seacoast passed the House and the Senate.  Dan Innis supported this legislation.  There was no roll call vote.  Bill is awaiting governor’s signature.

Seacoast Huddle’s Email – A New Look

Seacoast Huddle’s Email – A New Look

Hi Huddlers, This post is introducing our exciting new website.  We’ve worked hard to give you the information that you received in the emails, with  just a newish look.  We created a Seacoast Huddle website because Christine and I wanted the ability to track the results of all of our […]

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.