Press Releases

House Majority Leader Comments on Committee Vote Vaccine Mandate Ban

House Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R-Auburn) released the following statement after the Education Committee passed HB255, as amended, on a bipartisan vote of 11-8. “Welcome to New Hampshire, President Biden! I hope that we made you feel welcome by giving HB255 a bipartisan green light out of the Education Committee. An overwhelming majority of those …

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Chairman Vose Comments on Signing of HB 315 and SB 91

DERRY, NH- Representative Michael Vose (R-Epping), Chairman of the Science, Technology and Energy committee, commented today on the Governor’s signing of two energy bills. HB relative to the aggregation of electric customers and municipal host customer generators serving political subdivisions and SB91, adopting omnibus legislation on renewable energy and utilities. “These bills show that you …

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Republican Legislation to Level the Playing Field for Families Seeking an IEP

CONCORD – Education Committee Vice-Chairman Glenn Cordelli (R-Tuftonboro), the prime sponsor of HB581, relative to the burden of proof in special education hearings and establishing a committee to study special education IEP and dispute resolution processes released the following statement after Governor Chris Sununu signed this legislation into law:“I want to thank Governor Sununu for …

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Leader Osborne Statement on President Biden’s Vaccine Tactics

Concord, NH – Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R-Auburn) released the following statement after President Biden suggested that the Federal Government will go door-to-door instructing unvaccinated individuals to get the COVID-19 vaccine. “The Biden Administration has made it abundantly clear that they are not shy about intruding on Americans’ right to medical privacy. The President’s call …

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House Majority Leader Reacts to Supreme Court Decision on SB3

Concord, NH – House Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R-Auburn) and Election Law committee chair Rep. Barbara Griffin (R-Goffstown) released the following statement after the Supreme Court decision ruling SB3 unconstitutional:  Majority Leader Jason Osborne: “I am extremely disappointed in this ruling on our efforts to ensure integrity and fairness in our elections. New Hampshire consistently …

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House Majority Leader Statement on Supreme Court Case

Concord, NH – House Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R-Auburn) released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States rejected hearing New Hampshire v. Massachusetts: “I am disappointed in the decision today by the Supreme Court allowing Massachusetts to continue extracting their income taxes from New Hampshire residents who do not set foot …

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House Republicans Applaud Signing of State Budget Into Law

Concord, NH: Speaker Sherman Packard (R-Londonderry) and Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R-Auburn) released the following statement after Governor Sununu Signed HB 1 and HB 2 into law: Speaker Sherman Packard: “Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed an historic budget that is balanced and fiscally responsible. Today, Governor Sununu signed this transformational budget package into law. …

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House Majority Leader Comments on Passage of Budget Bills

Bedford, NH- NH House Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R-Auburn) released the following statement in response to the passage of HB1 and HB2, the state budget bills. “With over $170 million in tax cuts across the board, this budget is a major win for every single taxpayer in this state. Every single House member can proudly …

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House Majority Leader Applauds Committee Vote on SB3

Concord, NH- House Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R-Auburn) released the following statement in response to the House Ways and Means Committee voting 23-0 to pass SB3, clarifying the tax treatment of the Federal Paycheck Protect Program loans. “I commend the extensive work the Ways and Means committee put into SB3 to ensure this is the …

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Republican Leaders Reject Washington Infringement on 2nd Amendment Rights

Concord, NH- House Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R-Auburn) and Chairman of House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee Daryl Abbas (R-Salem) released the following statements after the Criminal Justice Committee passed SB154, prohibiting the state from enforcing a Presidential Executive Order that restricts or regulates the right of the people to keep and bear arms, …

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House Leadership Slams Democrats for Opposing Protections for Granite State Taxpayer

Bedford, NH- Deputy Majority Leader Fred Doucette (R-Salem) released the following statement after House Democrats denied Granite Staters the opportunity to vote on two constitutional amendment-concurrent resolutions (CACRs) that would prohibit an income tax and a broad-based sales tax.  “After two years of House Democrats’ relentless attacks on the New Hampshire advantage, it’s not surprising that …

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House Republicans Pleased With Passage of HB575

Bedford, NH – Assistant Majority Leader Stephen Pearson (R-Derry) released the following statement after the House voted 203-160 to pass HB575, relative to licensure of applicants for cosmetology, esthetics, and manicuring through apprenticeship programs.  “House Republicans have always been leaders in the fight to knock down barriers to employment for Granite Staters. When writing occupational licensing …

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House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Update Emergency Order Powers

Bedford, NH- House Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R-Auburn) released the following statement in response to the House passing HB417, relative to the powers of the governor during a renewal of a declared state of emergency. “When the emergency powers statute was passed after September 11, 2001, I don’t believe anyone would have ever thought we’d have …

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House Republicans Pass Common Sense Election Integrity Bills

Bedford, NH- Assistant Majority Whip Maureen Mooney (R-Merrimack) released the following statement after the House passed a series of bills strengthening New Hampshire’s election integrity and transparency:  “House Republicans are continuing to lead in the effort to ensure New Hampshire maintains its reputation for clean and fair elections by promoting transparency and integrity in our process,” …

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House Democrats Block Voters from Weighing in on Gun Control Measures

Bedford, NH- Representative Terry Roy (R-Deerfield) released the following statement after President Joe Biden issued several executive orders restricting 2nd amendment rights and House Democrats blocked CACR8 which would have given Granite Staters the opportunity to weigh in on new gun control measures. “The day after New Hampshire Democrats in the House suppressed the vote, refusing …

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