House Republican Leadership’s amendment to CACR 12 (educational funding)

To add a new Part II, Article 5-C to the New Hampshire Constitution, as follows: In fulfillment of its duties the provisions with respect to education as set forth in Part II, Article 83, the general court shall have the authority, responsibility and full discretion to define reasonable standards for elementary and secondary public education, …

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Wall Street Journal: How to Live Freer in New Hampshire

With all eyes on Wisconsin this past week, overlooked has been the conservative policy changes that are moving ahead in New Hampshire. In recent days the New Hampshire House, where the GOP controls nearly three-quarters of the 400 seats, passed a bill to repeal the state cap-and-trade law that imposes a tax on energy use and a bill to make New Hampshire a right-to-work state.

Chandler Receives International Legislator of the Year Award

CONCORD, NH —At a recent meeting the NH chapter of Safari Club International (NHSCI) honored state Rep. Gene Chandler (R-Bartlett), with the 2011 NH Legislator of the Year award. The award recognizes a legislator who has made significant legislative accomplishments on behalf of sportsmen and sportswomen. “We are pleased to recognize Rep. Gene Chandler of …

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Speaker O’Brien Announces Additional Committee Leadership Posts

House Republican Office Press Release Contact: Jim Rivers December 10, 2010 271-6277 With the appointment of four committee vice chairmen today, Speaker William O’Brien has nearly completed his entire leadership team for the coming session.  Rep. Lynne Blankenbeker of Concord will be the vice-chairman of the Committee on State-Federal Relations and Veterans’ Affairs.  Rep. Clifford …

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House Committee Leadership Positions Announced

The Speaker of the New Hampshire House, William O’Brien, today released the names of most of those who will fill leadership positions on the various standing committees. He also announced changes being made in the committee structure, which includes the elimination of the Local & Regulated Revenues committee, separating two committees into divisions, and creating two new committees to handle constitutional review and petitions for redress of grievances.

Rep. Mead Resigns from NH House to assume House Chief of Staff position

House  Republican Office Press Release Contact: Jim Rivers December 2, 2010 271-6277 William O’ Brien Speaker of the House For Immediate Release: As Speaker of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, I am pleased to announce Representative Bob Mead ( R- Mont Vernon) has agreed to join my team as Chief of Staff. Bob has …

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Speaker Nominee O’Brien Announces Deputy Speaker, Speaker Pro Tempore

House  Republican Office Press Release Contact: Bob Mead November 23, 2010 603-673-3203/533-4734 Speaker Nominee O’Brien Announces Deputy Speaker, Speaker Pro Tempore   Republican Speaker Nominee, Rep. Bill O’Brien (Mont Vernon) today announced that he was appointing Rep. Pamela Tucker (Greenland) as his Deputy Speaker and Rep. Gene Chandler (Bartlett) as his Speaker Pro Tempore in …

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