Sen. David Watters Comments on Senate Sustaining Veto of Changes to Concealed Carry Law

CONCORD- Today, the Senate voted along party lines to sustain the Governor’s veto of SB 336, which would have made changes to the qualifications to obtain a concealed carry permit. After the vote, Sen. David Watters (D-Dover) released the following comments: “New Hampshire is continually rated one of the safest states in the nation and […]

RELEASE: Senate Democratic Leader’s Statement on NH Health Protection Program Enrollment Exceeding 50,000

CONCORD – Earlier today, Governor Hassan announced that enrollment in the bipartisan New Hampshire Health Protection Program (NHHPP) has reached 50,046 Granite Staters. After the announcement, Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn released the following statement: “Today’s announcement is wonderful news. With more than 50,000 hard-working Granite Staters now accessing health care coverage, we have strengthened […]

Sen. Lou D’Allesandro Statement on Fiscal Committee’s Failure to Strengthen NH’s Workforce

CONCORD- Today, the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee again failed to act on Governor Hassan’s Gateway to Work proposal, which would have strengthened workforce development in our state. For the second straight month, an attempt to remove the proposal from the table was defeated by the Republican majority on the Fiscal Committee. After the vote, Sen. […]