Breaking: Trump’s ACA Sabotage, Executive Order Will Gut Protections, Force Sickest to Pay Skyrocketing Prices, Destabilize Health Care for New Hampshire Families

Following an Executive Order that will increase junk insurance plans, news follows that President Trump will immediately end cost-sharing payments and destabilize health insurance markets Concord, NH — Yesterday, President Trump issued a new executive order that will expand… Read More

Governor Sununu Handpicked Education Commissioner’s Latest Political Ploy: Candidate Roundtable with Far-Right School Committee Candidates

Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut is hosting a “Manchester Education Roundtable” with conservative candidates for School Committee, and he’s doing it on taxpayer time Concord, NH – Governor Chris Sununu’s handpicked Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut is once again using… Read More

Governor Sununu’s Handpicked Education Commissioner Still Engaging in Partisan Politics, Keynote Speaker at Meeting to “Further the Right’s Agenda Within the State”

Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut is keynote speaker at “Right of Center” political strategy meeting in September; public has a right to know if Edelblut has been participating all along – and whether any other members of Governor Sununu’s… Read More

Health Care Coalition Sends Follow-Up Letter to Governor Sununu on Opposition to Trumpcare, Next Steps

Earlier this week Governor Chris Sununu joined other leading Republicans in opposing the Senate version of Trumpcare, which would take away healthcare from millions of Americans, abandon people with pre-existing conditions, slash Medicaid, and raise health care costs… Read More

GSP Statement on NH Republican Governor Chris Sununu Wisely (and Finally) Opposing Trumpcare

Concord, NH – In a letter released today, New Hampshire Republican Governor Chris Sununu indicated his opposition to Trumpcare. Statement from Granite State Progress Executive Director Zandra Rice Hawkins: “We thank Governor Sununu for finally coming to realize… Read More

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 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

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