Day Before Anniversary of Parkland Shooting, New Hampshire to Hold Public Hearings on Gun Free Schools, Background Checks, and Waiting Periods

HB 109 would close background check loopholes, HB 514 creates a waiting period between the purchase and delivery of a firearm, HB 564 keeps guns out of our schools, and HB 687 passes an extreme risk protection order… Read More

Attorney General Heeds Granite State Progress Request, Recuses Self from Election Law Complaint Over Chris Sununu’s Illegal Campaign Contributions

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon MacDonald has recused himself from the election law complaint filed by Granite State Progress that the Friends of Chris Sununu accepted nearly $20,000 in illegal campaign contributions. Statement from Granite State Progress… Read More

“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 Statement on SCOTUS Decision on Janus

CONCORD, NH – Granite State Progress issues the following statement on the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in the Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME): “The Janus decision harms every hard-working Granite Stater striving… 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

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

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

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