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House and Senate Democrats Stand Strongly with Governor Hassan Against Republicans’ Fiscally Irresponsible, Unbalanced Budget

Concord, N.H. – House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff and Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn released the following statement in support of Governor Hassan’s fiscally responsible budget leadership: “Governor Hassan proposed a fiscally responsible, balanced budget that makes smart investments in critical economic priorities like higher education, health care, roads and bridges, and public safety, without an income or sales […]

Senate Democrats Blast House Budget

Democrats Stand Ready to Work Across Party Lines to Pass a Fiscally Responsible Budget that Expands Opportunity for All Concord, NH – Following the passage of the House Budget, Senate Democrats released the following comments: “The budget passed the House passed today is not a budget at all—its just a naked appeal to the Koch Brothers and the extremist […]

Sen. Larsen: Mass. Should Pay its $4 Million Obligation to NH Flood Control

State Senator Sylvia Larsen (D-Concord) today made formal a written request to Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts to pay over $4 million in unpaid obligations to cities and towns in the Merrimack Valley Flood Control Compact.  Massachusetts has not paid any of its obligations into the Compact since 2006.   New Hampshire and Massachusetts entered the Merrimack River Valley Flood Control […]

Senators Larsen and D’Allesandro Respond to Passage of Senate Budget

“I find it outrageous that the Senate Republican budget writers chose to put $41.8 million into the state’s rainy day fund by 2013, rather than meet the most serious needs of the people of this state.  We already have one of the strongest AA+ bond ratings in our state with just a $9.3 million rainy […]

In Case You Missed It: State Revenues Up Slightly for Fiscal Year’s First 2 Months

Concord – Today, the Union Leader reported that over the first two months of the year state revenues are coming in higher than expected, which is another positive sign for New Hampshire’s rebounding economy. The Department of Administrative Services’ Commissioner Linda Hodgdon attributed this good news to a positive outlook by New Hampshire’s business owners. […]

Republican Senate Candidate Nancy Stiles Skips Votes on the Budget, Goes to the Beach Instead

Republican puts political gain over keeping state budget balanced and taxes low Concord – Yesterday, handpicked Republican candidate for the District 24 State Senate seat, Rep. Nancy Stiles held a campaign announcement at 4 PM at Hampton Beach, missing numerous votes on the state budget. “It’s outrageous,” said Harrell Kirstein, press secretary for the New […]

Senate Approves Budget Plan, Sends it to Governor

CONCORD – With a 14-10 vote, the Senate sent a budget plan that balances the 2010 and 2011 fiscal years to the governor after the House passed the same plan earlier in the day. “At the end of the day what you have is a balanced budget that was done in good conscience and in […]

New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley’s Statement on the House and Senate’s Work to Keep the State Budget Balanced

Concord – New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley issued the following statement applauding the House and Senate’s work to keep the state budget balanced. “I applaud Democrats in the House and Senate, and Governor Lynch, for their leadership in balancing the state budget without any new tax increases.  Our Democratic majorities continue to be […]

A look into N.H. budget

The budget delivered to him by the Legislature is more transparent than prior budgets and represents our state’s values and priorities by funding our needs without creating new revenue sources