Archive | Op Ed

Woodburn: It’s time to resolve the FairPoint strike

My Turn: It’s time to resolve the FairPoint strike By Sen. JEFF WOODBURN For the Monitor Thursday, December 11, 2014 (Published in print: Friday, December 12, 2014) If there’s one thing that the people of the North Country understand, it’s working hard. We don’t expect things to come easy. We don’t expect the world to […]

Senator Molly Kelly

Voting to restore funding for critical needs

Last week, the New Hampshire Senate voted for a bill to restore funding for education, provide mental health treatment and care, repair our roads and bridges, and expand economic development. The funds come from licensing a casino in New Hampshire — an approach that has generated some mixed feelings for me and for many who […]

David Watters

A jobs, economy agenda for Senate

Senator David Watters Saturday, January 26, 2013 The work of the new session in the State Senate is under way, and it is an honor to serve the people of District 4, Barrington, Dover, Rollinsford, and Somersworth. Senators from both parties are committed to working together on a common sense, fiscally responsible agenda, and I […]

Sen. Lou D’Allesandro: Solutions, Not Political Shenanigans

A change in legislative leadership in Concord has brought with it a number of policy proposals ranging from the strange to the exceptionally harmful. One measure in particular – passed by the House last week – threatens the very fabric of our democratic process and serves as a direct affront to New Hampshire’s independent tradition. […]