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

NH Republican State Rep Pitre Says Money Spent on “Black Children and Latinos” Could Close SB 193 Funding Gap

Vote record shows Pitre is no stranger to targeting racial minorities Concord, NH – Republican State Rep. Joseph Pitre (R-Farmington) put his racism on display at the State House today, stating during a funding discussion on SB 193… Read More

Constituents to Host Health Care Band-Aid Visibility on Wednesday, May 24th at 5:30 PM In Advance of Governor Sununu’s Scheduled Remarks in Portsmouth

Media Advisory for Wednesday, May 24th at 5:30 PM Media Contact: Zandra Rice Hawkins, (603) 225-2471 or zandra@granitestateprogress.org *** PHOTO DESKS: PHOTO OPP *** Health care advocates will host a visibility and action to call on Governor Chris… 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

Statement on Governor Sununu Signing Law to Allow Sex Offenders and Other Dangerous Individuals to Legally Carry Hidden, Loaded Weapons (SB 12)

Granite State Progress Statement on Governor Sununu Signing Law to Allow Sex Offenders and Other Dangerous Individuals to Legally Carry Hidden, Loaded Weapons (SB 12) Sununu signed bill to overturn 94 year old New Hampshire public safety law… Read More

BREAKING: NH State Board of Education Releases Letter of No Confidence in Governor Sununu’s Education Commissioner Nominee

BREAKING: NH State Board of Education Releases Letter of No Confidence in Governor Sununu’s Education Commissioner Nominee Letter cites gaps in qualifications and overwhelming concern from “a broad and extensive cross-section of the public” that “virtually all have… Read More

Statement, Video on Governor Sununu’s Consultation with the NH State Board of Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Media Contact Zandra Rice Hawkins, (603) 225-2471 Statement, Video on Governor Sununu’s Consultation with the NH State Board of Education Concord, NH – Governor Chris Sununu held a consultation with the… Read More

Urge Governor Sununu to Veto SB 12, Allowing Dangerous People to Legally Carry Hidden, Loaded Weapons

Please contact Governor Sununu today and urgently request that he stand on the side of public safety and veto SB 12. Sign now or read on for more information. SB 12 is another attempt by the gun lobby… Read More

Science Wednesday: Frank Edelblut, NH Commissioner of Education Nominee, on Climate Change Denial and Creationism in the Classroom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Media Contact Zandra Rice Hawkins, (603) 225-2471 Science Wednesday: Frank Edelblut, NH Commissioner of Education Nominee, on Climate Change Denial and Creationism in the Classroom In testimony Frank Edelblut said he… Read More