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Senate Democrats Statement on Opening of Special Session

CONCORD –  The Senate Democratic Leader Sylvia Larsen released the following statement on the opening of the special session: “We strongly support the bipartisan commission plan to accept federal funds to provide health coverage to 50,000 hard-working, tax-paying New Hampshire citizens. This would bring us $2.4 billion in federal dollars – $340 million next year […]

Senate Democrats Urge Senate Republicans to Concur on SB 126

CONCORD – Senate Democratic Leader Sylvia Larsen wrote a letter today to Republican Senate President Peter Bragdon urging him and his Republican colleagues to concur with the House version of SB 126. “Senate Bill 126 provides important protections for our local small businesses to ensure that they are treated fairly by automobile manufacturers and can continue to grow and thrive in our communities,” said Senator Larsen. “Auto […]

Senator Larsen Statement on the House Passage of SB143 the “Pathway to Work” Bill

CONCORD – Senate Democratic Leader Sylvia Larsen released the following statement on the House passage on her prime sponsored bill SB143, which expands the New Hampshire Working program by creating a program called “Pathway to Work” designed to encourage and enable unemployed workers to create their own jobs by starting their own small businesses. “I applaud the House for passing the “Pathway to Work” bill which will […]

Senate Democrats Comment on Republican Senate Finance Committee Budget

CONCORD – Senate Democratic Leader Sylvia Larsen issued the following comments after the passage of the Republican Senate Finance Committee Budget by a party line vote of 4-2. “Turning  down billions in Federal dollars, Senate Republicans have instead chosen to put forward a budget that will result in devastating cuts for the health and well-being […]

Senators Larsen and Boutin Win Approval of New Concord to Manchester Airport Bus Service

Senators worked with broad coalition to craft solution Concord — Senator Sylvia Larsen (D-Concord) and Senator David Boutin (R-Hooksett) lauded the unanimous approval today by the Capitol Budget Overview Committee of Toll Credits to support a new bus service between Concord, Manchester, and the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. “I have heard from the people and businesses […]

Senator Larsen Comments on the Passage of SB143 the “Pathway to Work” Bill

CONCORD – Senate Democratic Leader Sylvia Larsen released the following statement regarding the Senate passage on SB 143, which creates a fourth component of the New Hampshire Working program called “Pathway to Work” designed to encourage and enable unemployed workers to create their own jobs by starting their own small businesses. Senate Democrats continue their […]

Senate Democratic Leader Larsen and House Speaker Norelli Urge Action to Ensure State Control of Health Care Exchange

A Partnership Exchange is the only option that allows NH to maintain control of health coverage offered to our citizens and businesses in the state. CONCORD – Senate Democratic Leader Sylvia Larsen and House Speaker Terie Norelli urge action that would enter us into a partnership exchange which ensures New Hampshire maintain the most control […]

Senator Larsen Urges Senate Commerce to Pass “Pathway to Work” Bill

CONCORD – Senate Democratic Leader Sylvia Larsen released the following statement regarding the public hearing on her prime sponsored bill SB143, which creates a fourth component of the New Hampshire Working program called “Pathway to Work” designed to encourage and enable unemployed workers to create their own jobs by starting their own small businesses . […]

Senate Democratic Leader Congratulates Governor Maggie Hassan

Concord, NH – Today, New Hampshire Senate Democratic Leader Sylvia Larsen released the following comments on Maggie Hassan being inaugurated as New Hampshire’s 81st Governor. “I congratulate Governor Maggie Hassan on her inauguration and applaud her for delivering a strong inaugural address that sets the right tone as we begin the legislative year. I was […]

Senate Democrats Applaud the Passage of Newfound Area School District Fix

Concord, NH — Today, New Hampshire State Senate Democratic Leader Sylvia Larsen released the following comments on the passage of emergency legislation that prevents unintended consequence of the tax cap law in the Newfound Area School District. “Today, you saw Republicans and Democrats working hand and hand to solve a local problem facing the Newfound Area School District. The […]