Tag: covid

Second Prominent NH Conspiracy Theorist – and ReOpen NH Endorsed Candidate – Dies of COVID

Wes Chapmon, a prominent New Hampshire conspiracy theorist who spread disinformation about COVID-19, has died of COVID. Chapmon is the second prominent COVID denier activist to die of COVID-19 in New Hampshire in the past two weeks.

Prominent NH Conspiracy Theorist Dies of COVID

Ed Naile, a prominent New Hampshire conspiracy theorist who spread disinformation about election integrity and COVID-19, has died of COVID after a month long stay at Concord Hospital according to a conservative blog he wrote for.

Executive Council Rejects Federal Vaccine Money After Hours of Criminal Threatening from Armed Anti-Vax Protestors

The NH Executive Council succumbed to the demands of armed far-right extremists and voted against accepting $27 million in federal funds to boost vaccination rates in New Hampshire.

Before Governor Chris Sununu and Speaker Packard Demonstrate Courage to Act, Rep. Ken Weyler Resigns His Chairmanship

Today Rep. Ken Weyler (R-Kingston) resigned as chair of the Joint Fiscal Committee and House Finance Committee, after weeks of spreading disinformation and endorsing conspiracy theories surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The resignation only comes after Sununu was forced to take a position on whether Weyler should remain in the role, which is exactly why Sununu should stop dragging his feet and start calling outright for the resignation of elected officials who spout conspiracy theories and racist, antisemitic, or violent rhetoric.

Complicit Chris Sununu Cancels Executive Council Meeting Over Threats Posed By COVID Deniers While Forcing School Boards Across State to Deal With Harassment

Anti-vaxx disrupter at Executive Council meeting shouting

Governor Chris Sununu cancelled an Executive Council meeting this morning over safety concerns posed by anti-mask, anti-vaccination COVID deniers. Meanwhile, Sununu has forced school boards across the state to deal with this same exact harassment from far-right actors for months, refusing to take steps to protect the overall safety of school board members, students, and educators.

Statement on Initial Court Ruling, Deadline Over Sununu Administration Prematurely Ending Federal Unemployment Benefits for Granite Staters Who Lost Jobs, Income During COVID-19

Sununu has 10 days left to change mind on turning away millions of dollars in federal unemployment benefits, local economy boost for Granite Staters

NH House Republicans, Once Again, Side with COVID Denier Extremists Over Public Health, Science

New Hampshire House Republicans, led by Speaker Sherman Packard, sent a letter today to the New Hampshire Congressional Delegation calling for them to side with COVID denier extremists over public health and science. The letter specifically calls on the delegation to oppose COVID-19 public health efforts by the Biden Administration.  House Republicans.

Granite Staters File Lawsuit Against Sununu Administration Over Premature Cut-Off of Federal Unemployment Assistance Benefit

Text: It's official. We are suing Gov. Sununu. Image: Sununu sitting at desk.

Federal and state law requires New Hampshire to extend benefits to est. 15,000 eligible Granite Staters facing loss of income due to COVID-19 pandemic; struggling Granite Staters deserve the federal benefits guaranteed to them

Gov. Chris Sununu Continues to Pass Buck on Mask Requirement as COVID Cases Spike in New Hampshire

Today Governor Chris Sununu once again made it clear he is unwilling to stand up to the COVID Denier Caucus, refusing to publicly call for universal masking or pursue options to ensure it, even though COVID cases are spiking in New Hampshire.