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

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

Contrary to What Senate Republicans Want You to Believe, Amended SB 3 Still Sends Police to Your Door – and Vigilante Groups Too

Amended Version of SB 3 Much Worse Than Original Bill State Senator Regina Birdsell (R) told members of the Senate Election Law committee on Tuesday that she had removed the controversial police provision from SB 3. What she… Read More

Free State Project Electeds Overwhelmingly Vote for Transgender Discrimination, Against Child Human Trafficking Victims

There are 16 known Free State Project members in the New Hampshire State House, plus 1 additional Honorary FSP member who actively helps the Free State Project build a network here. How did those “freedom-loving, personal liberty” Free… Read More

Voting Rights Under Attack in New Hampshire

The Senate finally released its rumored bill to attack voting rights, SB 3, and it’s as bad as we expected – right down to creating a poll tax to vote by requiring you to register your car in… Read More

Support Transgender Non-Discrimination in the Granite State

HB 478 would update New Hampshire’s existing nondiscrimination laws—which currently protect people from discrimination at work, in housing, and in places open to the public—to also protect people who are transgender. This is important because right now there… 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