House Speaker Sherman Packard: Republican management made New Hampshire fiscally strong

I AM THRILLED to see Democratic leaders acknowledge the great position our state is in. Yes, New Hampshire Republicans built a state budget that has produced a surplus of more than $400 million and built the largest rainy day fund balance in state history. Yes, it was Republicans that lowered taxes for small businesses. Yes, New …

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Rep. Jason Osborne: Build on GOP victories in 2023

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE economy has emerged from the pandemic stronger than ever. We have the lowest unemployment in decades, more revenue than expected, and our Rainy Day Fund at its highest level in history. While the accomplishments of Republican leadership in the Legislature have paved the way for this success, we must not be complacent. …

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Rep. Sue Homola: Why the southern border matters to New Hampshire

THE SOUTHERN BORDER has been besieged by historic numbers of illegal crossings, a jaw-dropping increase in drug trafficking and seizures and a Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) that is exhausted and demoralized. In Washington, D.C., we find indifference to the crisis by the very people tasked with safeguarding our nation’s security and sovereignty. Since …

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Rep. Ammon Comments on Signing of HB1503

Rep. Keith Ammon (R-New Boston), prime sponsor of HB1503 and member of the governor’s Commission on Cryptocurrencies and Digital Assets, released the following statement after Governor Sununu signed HB1503, adopting the Uniform Commercial Code relative to controllable electronic records, relative to exempting the developer, seller, or facilitator of the exchange of an open blockchain token …

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Majority Leader Osborne Statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Decision

NH House Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R-Auburn) issued the following statement following the Supreme Court of the United States decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case: “Last year, we passed legislation that put limits on the most extreme and unnecessary late-term abortions. A majority of Granite Staters and Americans oppose the idea …

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Democrats’ Fantasy Island

Rep. Keith Ammon (R-New Boston) released the following statement today in response to House Deputy Democratic Leader Mary Jane Wallner’s (D-Concord) appearance on WMUR’s Close Up discussing windmills on Block Island, RI.  “On WMUR’s CloseUp over the weekend, Rep. Wallner called on New Hampshire to replicate using windmills to power the state such as the windmills powering …

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House Republicans Praise Signing of SB418

Members of the House Election Law Committee released the following joint statement after Governor Sununu signed SB418, relative to verification of voter affidavits. House Election Law Chair Barbara Griffin (R-Goffstown) “SB418 continues to allow anyone who comes to the polling location on Election Day to cast a ballot. This bill does not address citizenship, it …

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Rep Cordelli in the Granite State News: Creating opportunity for our students is a badge I wear proudly

To the Editor: A recent letter claimed that I have done more to damage public schools than any other legislator. Let’s put it another way – I have been a leader in working to make sure that every child will have the opportunity for the education that best meets their needs. That is a badge …

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Rep. Jodi Nelson in the Union Leader: NH delegation failing most vulnerable among us

WHEN I FIRST heard the news about the baby formula shortage mismanaged by the Biden administration, I was astonished. The most vulnerable among us are paying the price of the failures of the Democrat leadership in Washington. According to Politico, in October of last year a whistleblower working at a baby formula facility in Michigan …

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Biden Administration Takes Credit for New Hampshire’s Success

House Speaker Sherman Packard (R-Londonderry) and Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R-Auburn) responded to a new state-by-state accomplishments sheet released by the Biden Administration aiming to take credit for the economic stability House Republicans achieved for NH in this last legislative term:  House Speaker Packard:  “I cannot blame President Biden for wanting to highlight the accomplishments achieved by …

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Majority Leader Comments on Parental Bill of Rights

House Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R-Auburn) released the following statement after the House struck down HB1431, establishing the parental bill of rights, on a vote of 171-176. “It is unfortunate that the members of the House were swayed by scare tactics and false information. Opponents of this bill have said that this bill would give …

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House Approves Reduction in Business Taxes

House Majority Whip Rep. Jeanine Notter (R-Merrimack) released the following statement after the passage of HB1221, relative to the rate of the business profits tax, and relative to payment by the state to political subdivisions of an amount equal to a portion of retirement system contributions of political subdivision employers. “One of the main objectives …

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House Republicans Strengthen Granite Staters’ Privacy

Representative Erica Layon (R-Derry) released the following statement after the House adopted the Committee of Conference report on HB1487, relative to the procedure for withdrawal from the vaccine registry. “In 2018, the people of New Hampshire spoke clearly when they enshrined the right to privacy in our state constitution. The passage of HB1487 is another …

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Rep. Berry Comments on Failure to Pass Bail Reform

Rep. Ross Berry (R-Manchester) released the following statement after HB1476, relative to release of a defendant pending trial, was tabled. “Today the Legislature let the people of New Hampshire down. Unfortunately, Granite Staters will have to continue to wait while repeat and violent offenders are let off again and again on cashless bail. I look forward …

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