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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 […]

Sen. Molly Kelly: Strengthening NH’s Economy by Protecting Education

Education is the foundation of a strong economy. Over the past few years, legislation has been passed that improves New Hampshire’s educational system and prepares our students to compete in the 21st century. As part of our bipartisan reforms, we identified curriculum standards for an adequate education for all New Hampshire students. But as we […]

In Case You Missed It: NH No. 1 in Child Health Nationally

With responsible Democratic leadership New Hampshire is ranked number one again Concord – Today, the Annie E. Casey foundation ranked New Hampshire as the best state in terms of child well-being.  The foundation surveys all fifty states every year ranking them on key measures of child health. A detailed look into the rankings shows that […]

Bill To Protect Kids From Cyberbullying Signed Into Law

Contact: Senator Sylvia Larsen (603) 271-2111 CONCORD – Senators celebrated alongside children and parents today as Governor John Lynch signed into law a bill requiring schools to have strong policies against bullying and modernizing the law to cover cyberbullying. “I co-sponsored the first law requiring schools to have policies against bullying, which became a model […]

Broadband Bill Signed: Broadband Director to be Hired

HOLDERNESS, N.H. – The goal of bringing faster and better Internet service to all corners of New Hampshire clicked into high speed today with the signing of a bill that will lead to the hiring of a state director of broadband planning and development. Senator Deborah Reynolds (D-Plymouth) joined Governor John Lynch, business and community […]

Senate Sends Education Accountability Bill to Governor

CONCORD – The final piece of a three-year legislative effort to define, determine the cost and ensure accountability for delivering an adequate education heads to the governor’s desk after the Senate agreed today to some minor changes by the House. Senate Bill 180 spells out how the state will ensure schools are delivering the opportunity […]