Tag: Governor

“No Soup for SNAP” Actions Call on Congressional Delegation, Governor Sununu to Protect Food Access as Committee of Conference Meets to Determine Fate of Food Stamps

Cross-posted with Granite State Progress Education Fund Nashua, NH – As a Congressional committee of conference met for the first time yesterday to discuss the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly referred to as “SNAP” or food stamps, Granite… Read More

Granite State Progress Releases State Senate and House Reports Cards on Gun Violence Prevention Votes

How did your State Senators and Representatives vote on firearms related legislation? CONCORD, NH – Granite State Progress is releasing State Senate and House Report Cards on gun violence prevention votes from the 2017-2018 session. Constituents can learn… Read More

GSP Video – Notter’s Notions: Anti-Choice State Representative Makes Outrageous Claim in Committee Hearing (Again)

Leading anti-choice politician Jeanine Notter is at it again, this time claiming that she saw kidney bean size fetus “running up the uterine wall, playing” in sonogram; will Governor Sununu and other politicians side with Notter’s Notions or… Read More

While Governor Sununu Spews Gun Lobby Talking Points, Next Door a Republican Governor Takes Real Action to Reduce Gun Violence

Vermont Governor Phil Scott announces support for a package of gun reform laws; says Governor, legislature have ‘tremendous responsibility’ to act Concord, NH – Yesterday in New Hampshire, Governor Chris Sununu joined NHPR The Exchange where he doubled… Read More

State of the State: Governor Sununu’s Track Record on Guns in Schools

The first bill Governor Sununu ever signed into law allows dangerous individuals to bring guns into our schools; as recently as last week he refused to support protections for our children Concord, NH – During Governor Chris Sununu’s… 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

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