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

ICYMI: Former President of Free State Project Condemns House Speaker Shawn Jasper, Calls for New Hampshire to Secede

Former FSP President opposes House Speaker Shawn Jasper’s call for GOP to “distance ourselves from the Free State Project” – then doubles down on secession Concord, NH – Carla Gericke, president emeritus of the Free State Project, condemns… Read More

A Dozen Free State Project Candidates Advance to Manchester Municipal General Election Amid NH GOP Divide Over Secession

Free State Project members running for political office often hide or deny their FSP affiliation; Granite State Progress’ Free State Project Watch exposes those connections; In response to report, WMUR NH Primary Source covers NH GOP divide over… Read More

Breaking: House Speaker Shawn Jasper Condemns Free State Project Electeds, Manchester Candidates Calling for Secession

Republican House Speaker Shawn Jasper responds to a research brief by Granite State Progress on 13 Free State Project candidates running for office in Manchester – some of whom are openly organizing for secession; Meanwhile, NH GOP Chair… 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

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, Action Together New Hampshire Statements on Rep. Fisher Resignation

Fisher finally resigns under threat of legal action for lying under oath; just minutes after NH GOP votes to provide political cover for Fisher’s promotion of rape culture Concord, NH – Granite State Progress and Action Together New… 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 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