GSP Testimony on NH Commissioner of Administrative Services Nominee Charlie Arlinghaus

Testimony on NH Commissioner of Administrative Services Nominee Charlie Arlinghaus Executive Council, May 10, 2017 My name is Zandra Rice Hawkins and I am the Executive Director of Granite State Progress, a multi-issue advocacy organization working on issues… Read More

Granite State Progress Testimony on Rep. Robert Fisher, Red Pill Creator – and Some Amazing Tweets

Granite State Progress submitted the following written testimony to the House Legislative Administration Committee today, which heard overwhelming public support for the NH House to take action on Rep. Fisher. Only one person spoke in defense of Rep…. Read More

GOP Repeal Bill Strips Health Care from Millions to Finance $600 Billion Tax Giveaway to Corporations, Wealthiest

Concord, NH – The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to pass the American Health Care Act, otherwise known as TrumpCare. Statement from Granite State Progress Executive Director Zandra Rice Hawkins: “The vote to take away health care… Read More

Granite State Progress Statement on NH GOP Providing Political Cover for Rape Apologist Rep. Fisher

Concord, NH – The NH House voted today to have the Legislative Administration committee review online comments made by Republican State Rep. Robert Fisher (R-Laconia), creator of the online forum “Red Pill” which supports the degradation of women… Read More

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