Author Archive | Ray Buckley

Section 4 Seat 94 – Thank You NH!

The seating assignments for the NH House of Representatives’ 2013-2014 term have been released http://www.gencourt.state.nh.u… You will note that four term Rep. Bill O’Brien of Mont Vernon, a state representative with no leadership title or committee will be in the back row of section four. It took two solid years of hard work by an […]

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Support Mental Health Services

If we as a nation can find billions to repair communities from natural disasters can we not find the money to properly fund mental health centers and programs? Friday’s horror demands that proper mental health care become available and affordable to every family. We as a nation, as a state, need to stand up and […]

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Bill O’Brien Plotting His Come Back!

O’Brien, GOP Still Supporting Radical Agenda Rejected By Voters; Putting Politics Over Solutions CONCORD – Republican Representative Bill O’Brien has promised to be the lead sponsor of so-called “Right-To-Work” legislation in the New Hampshire House this session, using the House to play his tired political games and score points for the 2014 election. In a […]

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Thankful

I am thankful for… 1. Judy Reardon’s recovery from Leukemia2. My Dad’s recovery from last year’s stroke3. My Stepfather’s recovery as well.4. The Birth of niece #10 the beautiful Melina Alta Karathanasis.5. Being able to take my Mother on a week long trip to Savannah and Charleston for her 70th in July.6. My Stepmother for […]

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UNH Poll – State Senate Majority

Now, I will be the  first to say that the UNH polls this year have been all over the map and more than a bit confusing on many fronts. Setting aside the top of the ticket for a moment, it is interesting to note the consistency fot the state senate predictions over the years: -The […]

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Senator John Durkin (D-NH) passed away today

NHDP Chairman Raymond Buckley’s Statement on the Passing of Former Senator John Durkin “I was saddened this morning to learn of the passing of Senator John Durkin. Throughout his life, Senator Durkin was a tireless advocate for the men and women of New Hampshire. Senator Durkin was a trailblazing consumer advocate, as Assistant Attorney General, […]

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Video: NH GOPers Turning Desperate

Nobody will ever accuse me of being Pollyannish in the weeks before an election.  I always think we aren’t doing enough, we always need to do more calls, more doors, more signs, more ads, more money…always more. But as things stand today it is hard not to get optimistic here in New Hampshire. The NH […]

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Cilley, Shaheen, Sullivan & O’Kane: Hassan Co-Chairs

And the news for Maggie’s campaign for governor just gets better and better! Fresh off the successful unity breakfast last Thursday Maggie’s campaign takes another big step toward victory on November 6th with the announcement of these four state leaders co-chairing her campaign. Granite Staters from all walks of life from every corner of the […]

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Off We Go! Pre-Convention Diary

Today’s Foster’s did a great story on NH Delegation Page Emily Gold. http://www.fosters.com/apps/pb… Just one example of the excitement the 90 or so NH folks are feeling as they start their journey toward Charlotte for the 2012 Democratic National Convention! After years of planning, months and months of work and the frenzy of the past […]

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Where are the financial reports??

Yesterday was the day the first financial reports for all candidates and committees were due to be filed with the Secretary of State’s office before 5 pm. Every candidate who raised or spent $500 or more is required to file. While I understand there are some running for the executive council and state senate who […]

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