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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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NH House GOP Jeopardize Voter Privacy And Force Towns To Pay For Equipment In Voter ID Mandate

NH House Finance Republicans Vote to Pass Costly Unfunded Voter ID Mandate on to Cities and Towns; Jeopardize Voter Privacy CONCORD, NH – In a party line vote yesterday afternoon, Republicans on the House Finance Committee voted to pass a costly and unfunded mandate on to cities and towns to implement the camera provision of […]

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After 5 Years Data Shows The ACA Is Working For Granite State Families

On 5th Anniversary of Affordable Care Act, Landmark Health Law is Covering More Families, Lowering Health Care Costs CONCORD, NH – Today marks the fifth anniversary of the landmark health care law, the Affordable Care Act – otherwise known as Obamacare. Statement from Granite State Progress Executive Director Zandra Rice Hawkins: “The Affordable Care Act […]

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Ben Cohen Speaks About Corporations Buying Our Politicians At #WeRise Event In Concord

Stamp Stampede’s Ben Cohen speaks at “We Rise” Action at State House National Day of Action to Put People and Planet First The StampStampede.org joined with NH Citizens Action, the NH Rebellion, American Friends Service Committee, Open Democracy, Granite State Progress, People For the American Way, Every Child Matters and other New Hampshire organizations to protest […]

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Koch Brothers Helping To Fund Free State Movement 

Koch Brothers Funding Effort to Move 20,000 Libertarians to New Hampshire to Take Over, Dismantle State Government   At least (4) Koch-funded groups – including Americans for Prosperity and The Josiah Bartlett Center – are allocating money or staff time to extreme Free State Project effort   MANCHESTER, NH – Billionaire brothers Charles and David […]

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Granite State Progress Statement on NH House Voting Down HB 404, Ballot Selfies

 Concord, NH – The New Hampshire House voted inexpedient to legislate 233-131 today on HB 404, relative to showing a ballot. Statement from Granite State Progress Executive Director Zandra Rice Hawkins “Granite State Progress congratulates the New Hampshire House on this strong vote in favor of voter protection. HB 404 would have opened a slippery […]

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ICYMI: Coalition of NH Taxpayers Once Again Found Making False Accusations of Voter Fraud

Ed Naile and the Coalition of NH Taxpayers have no idea how to read a voter file, continue to make false accusations based on shoddy research  Concord, NH – In an unsurprising development, Ed Naile and the Coalition of NH Taxpayer’s latest “voter fraud” allegation has once again been soundly debunked. For the last month, […]

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N.H. GOP state Senate candidates face the music

Image: Tony Schinella This weekend a trio of Republican state Senate candidates were hit with allegations of impropriety that include delinquent tax payments, driving under the influence and resume padding. Kevin Avard Patch reports a mailer (pictured above) is hitting District 12 mailboxes that describes former state Rep. Kevin Avard as “A Candidate with Convictions” […]

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Raise the Wage Campaign–Constituent Meeting with Sen. Boutin

New Hampshire’s minimum wage has not kept up with the cost of living for more than 30 years, and is currently stalled at $7.25 an hour – or less than $300 a week for full-time workers. It’s time for New Hampshire to address the plight of 76,000 Granite State workers and raise the minimum wage. The NH House of Representatives already passed HB 1403; it’s important that Senators hear from you about public support for the bill. Here are two important opportunities to speak directly to Senators:

This event is being coordinated by the Raise the Wage New Hampshire Coalition. RSVP to Caitlin at (603) 225-2471 or caitlin@granitestateprogress.org.

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Say No to the Koch Agenda in New Hampshire & Freedom to Retire with Dignity Rally

Please join Granite State Progress as we expose the Koch agenda in New Hampshire outside of the Citizens United and Americans for Prosperity conference tomorrow. We’ll stand side by side with the Alliance for Retired Americans, the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, Granite State Organizing Project, and NH Citizens Alliance as they rally to protect social security from the organizations and politicians threatening to jeopardize seniors and retirement.

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