Tag: State Senate

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

How Did Your State Senator and Reps Vote on Gun Violence Prevention?

Governor Sununu and Senate Republicans have spent their time in Concord parroting gun lobby talking points instead of standing up for the safety of students and families. Meanwhile, other elected officials are working hard to advance common sense… 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

GSP Statement on House Vote in Opposition to Campus Carry, and Senate Public Hearing on Gun Free Schools

Campus carry fails in NH House 231-110, State Senate amendment means schools will get public hearing on gun free school zones Concord, NH – Today the NH House soundly voted down HB 1542, which would have forced universities… Read More

Positives and Major Flaws with SB 313, NH’s Medicaid Expansion Reauthorization Bill

The following is a copy of Granite State Progress & Education Fund testimony to the State Senate Finance Committee on SB 313, the Medicaid expansion reauthorization bill. Chairman Gary Daniels Senate Finance Committee New Hampshire Senate Concord, New… 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

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

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