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Bill O’Brien slams Frank Guinta after congressman pleads for increased mental health funding

Image: Mark Nassal / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Speaking before the annual conference of the New Hampshire affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness last week, Congressman Frank Guinta made an emotional plea for increased state funding to help treat those with mental illness. Guinta, who has been a caregiver to a family member with […]

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ICYMI: More Editorials Call on N.H. Senate to Pass a Bipartisan, Responsible Budget

  Concord, N.H. – Editorials in the Concord Monitor and Valley News continued to put pressure on the New Hampshire Senate to work across party lines and pass a responsible budget that undoes drastic cuts to seniors, people with disabilities, efforts to combat substance misuse, and local property taxpayers. Concord Monitor: Editorial: “State can’t afford price of budget cuts” Over the […]

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NH House Republicans Push Through Their Immoral Reckless Budget

    Today hundreds of Granite Staters filled the State Capitol building holding signs and asking legislators to oppose these reckless cuts to the New Hampshire budget.  Labor leaders, community activists and concerned citizens delivered over 800 signed petitions opposing these reckless budget cuts. “A budget is a statement of our priorities as a community […]

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Governor Hassan’s Statement on House Budget Vote

CONCORD – Governor Maggie Hassan today issued the following statement on the budget vote by the New Hampshire House of Representatives: “In amending the House Finance Committee-recommended budget that already hurt families, undermined business growth and took our economy backward, Republicans in the House of Representatives managed today to make a reckless budget even worse. […]

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House Approved Budget Puts Vulnerable Citizens, State’s Future at Risk

 CONCORD, NH – The New Hampshire House of Representatives today approved its version of the FY 2016-2017 budget, which would provide nearly $150 million less in General and Education Funds than the Governor’s proposed budget for funding state needs over the biennium. The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute issued the following statement: “The House budget […]

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Voices of Faith Call Upon NH Lawmakers to Pass a Humane Budget

New Hampshire Voices of Faith FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 31, 2015 CONTACT:  Arnie Alpert (603-224-2407) or Rev. Gail Kinney (603-381-7324) FAITH LEADERS CALL UPON LAWMAKERS TO PASS ‘HUMANE BUDGET’ Prayer Breakfast and Vigil April 1 Religious leaders from multiple faith traditions will conduct a prayer breakfast and prayer vigil on Wednesday, April 1, to express […]

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