RELEASE: Senator David Watters Advocates for Full Day Kindergarten in NH

CONCORD – Today, the Senate voted 22-1 to pass SB 191, a bill to take New Hampshire closer to implementing full-day Kindergarten. Senator David Watters (D-Dover) offered the following comments on the bill: “The benefits of full-day Kindergarten for students are well known. Students who attend full day Kindergarten programs experience improved education outcomes in […]

RELEASE: Sen. D’Allesandro Encouraged By New UNH Scholarship Program

CONCORD – Today, Sen. Lou D’Allesandro released the following statement on the University of New Hampshire’s new scholarship program, which will allow full-time, first-year New Hampshire students receiving a federal Pell grant to attend UNH tuition-free: “This new scholarship program is tremendous news and I thank the University of New Hampshire and everyone who helped […]

RELEASE: Senator Dan Feltes Statement on Senate Blockage of Legislation to Fix Campaign Finance Loophole

CONCORD – Today, the Senate voted 14-9 along party lines to defeat SB 115, a bill to close the limited liability company (LLC) campaign contribution loophole in New Hampshire’s campaign finance laws. Senator Dan Feltes (D-Concord), prime sponsor of SB 115, offered the following comments after the vote: “Our contribution limits lose all legitimacy if […]