Granite State Progress Applauds NH Senate Education Committee for Rejecting Commissioner Frank Edelblut’s Blank Check Request

Governor Sununu’s Education Commissioner Edelblut requested broad new authority to make unilateral decisions impacting the future of education in New Hampshire Concord, NH – The NH State Senate Education Committee voted 3-2 today to reject an amendment requested… Read More

Media Memo: Free State Project Members Make Up Disproportionate Percentage of NH Freedom Caucus

Caucus that helped sink Republican state budget has heavy Free Stater influence Concord, NH –A new analysis by Granite State Progress shows that Free State Project members make up a disproportionate percentage of the NH Freedom Caucus that… Read More

Granite State Progress Announces Plan to Meet with 100 Businesses in 100 Days

Following lead of Governor Chris Sununu, progressive advocacy group will meet with 100 businesses over the next 100 days then release a report supporting pet projects with no credible evidence to back it up Concord, NH – Granite… Read More

Equal Pay Day, Tuesday, April 4th – Local Businesses to Offer Women a Discount to Highlight Wage Gap

In collaboration with the Stand With Women campaign of Granite State Progress & Education Fund and NH Citizens Alliance, local businesses across New Hampshire will mark this year’s Equal Pay Day on Tuesday, April 4th by providing a… Read More

NH Senate Republicans Pass SB 3 to Throw NH Voters Under Trump’s Make-Believe Magic Bus “Highway Between Massachusetts and Our Polling Places”

In contrast to bipartisan condemnation of Trump’s unsubstantiated claims, Governor Sununu, NH Senate Republicans feed the beast – and jeopardize real Granite State voters in the process Concord, NH – The NH State Senate Republicans voted yesterday to… Read More

Granite State Progress Statement on NH Senate Republicans Passing SB 3, Voter Suppression Bill

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire State Senate voted on party lines today to pass SB 3, a voter suppression bill. Statement from Granite State Progress Executive Director Zandra Rice Hawkins: “Senate Republicans have made it official that… Read More

NH Governor Chris Sununu’s Education Commissioner Using Position to Help Free Stater, Secessionist Leader Obtain State Department of Education Job

 Valley News right to know email request highlights Commissioner Edelblut using position to personally help extreme Free Stater, secessionist leader gain job directing K-12 educational programs in New Hampshire; Governor Sununu also previously considered a Free Stater for… Read More

Amended Version of SB 3 Much Worse Than Original Bill, Still Sends Police to Voter Doors and Now Authorizes Vigilantes Too

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, March 23, 2017 Media Contacts Zandra Rice Hawkins, (603) 225-2471 Amended Version of SB 3 Much Worse Than Original Bill, Still Sends Police to Voter Doors and Now Authorizes Vigilantes Too In a rushed… Read More

GSP Social Media Sit-In: State House Accountability, Saturday, April 8th

Granite State Progress invites all bloggers, graphic artists, writers, and progressive people with strong opinions and some level of creativity to a social media sit-in to create issue and district-specific accountability materials for the Governor, Executive Council, State… Read More

The 78 Awful, Fear-Mongering State Reps Who Voted for Transgender Discrimination – And Against Child Human Trafficking Victims

Last week the New Hampshire House took up two very separate, but very important bills. The first was HB 94 to protect child victims of human trafficking. The second was HB 478 to update New Hampshire’s existing nondiscrimination… Read More