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Senator Andrew Hosmer Statement on Northern Pass Proposal

Concord – Senator Andrew Hosmer (D-Laconia) issued the following statement in response to the proposal announced byNorthern Pass earlier today: “Today’s announcement by Northern Pass is a great step forward and I am pleased to offer my support for the project,” said Senator Hosmer. “In addition to the tremendous energy benefits this project provides to our state’s economy, this project will provide a transformational […]

Senator Andrew Hosmer Lauds Signing of Capital Budget

Capital Budget Supports Important Projects in the Lakes Region Laconia – Senator Andrew Hosmer (D-Laconia) made the following comments after Governor Hassan signed the state’s capital budget (HB 25) into law: “The bipartisan capital budget is a great example of what we can accomplish when we work together. I am proud to have supported a capital budget that […]

Senator Andrew Hosmer Comments on Senate Raid of Dedicated Funds

Senate Finance Republicans Vote to Take $2.22 million from Renewable Energy Fund CONCORD – Today, Sen. Andrew Hosmer (D-Laconia), member of the Senate Finance Committee, released the following comments regarding the Senate Finance Committee’s vote to take $2.22 million out of the Renewable Energy Fund and use it to fund the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management: […]

Senate Democrats Denounce Cuts to Substance Abuse Prevention

Senate Finance Republicans Cut Funding for Office of Substance Use Disorders and Behavioral Health CONCORD – Today, Senators Lou D’Allesandro and Andrew Hosmer, Democratic members of the Senate Finance Committee, condemned the cuts to substance abuse prevention made by Senate Republicans in the budget: “We are in the middle of a substance abuse and heroin epidemic and […]

Senator Andrew Hosmer Praises Unanimous Passage of Bill to Protect Workers

Concord – Senator Andrew Hosmer (D-Laconia) today praised the passage of HB 411 by a bipartisan 24-0 vote.  HB 411 prohibits employers from paying disabled employees an hourly rate less than the federal minimum wage. “Disabled workers deserve the same dignity, fairness, and employment opportunities as everyone else.  I am proud that all Senators voted in favor of […]

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. Andrew Hosmer Introduces Legislation To Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

CONCORD – Today, Senator Andrew Hosmer (D-Laconia) introduced SB 156, which prohibits discrimination against employees who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking. Following the Senate Commerce Committee public hearing on SB 156, Sen. Hosmer released the following comments: “We know domestic violence often spills over into the workplace and we made great […]

Senators Pierce and Hosmer Fight Republican Scheme to Hand over Health Insurance Regulation to the Federal Government

Senators Pierce and Hosmer Fight Republican Scheme to Hand over Health Insurance Regulation to the Federal Government Republican Move Creates Confusion for Businesses, Higher Rates for Consumers Concord — Senators David Pierce (D-Etna) and Andrew Hosmer (D-Laconia) fought hard in the Senate Commerce Committee today to convince their Republican colleagues to pass a bill that […]