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Senator Larsen Announces Senate Democratic Staff

Concord, NH — Today, New Hampshire State Senate Democratic Leader Sylvia Larsen announced the hiring of her staff team for the upcoming legislative session. “Senate Democrats are excited and ready to get to work with House Leadership and Governor-Elect Hassan to move New Hampshire forward with an innovation agenda, create jobs, and pass a responsible […]

Statement from Senate Democratic Leader Sylvia Larsen Regarding the Committee of Conference Report on HB1 & HB2

“This afternoon Republicans in the House and Senate agreed to a two-year state budget that fails in their election-day promises of job creation and economic growth.  At the same time it fails to meet some of our most basic state responsibilities to our most vulnerable populations, our elderly, disabled citizens, students, and middle class property […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Sen. Larsen Replaced on Retirement Panel

Today Senate Democratic Leader Sylvia Larsen stated that she would not support the anti-worker policies set forth in SB 3 and has been subsequently replaced as a Senate conferee on the committee of conference assigned to work on finalizing the legislation targeting the New Hampshire Retirement System (NHRS).   Larsen did support Senate conferees agreement […]

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 […]

Senate Democratic Leadership Statement on House Speaker’s Decision to Close Session to the Public

“Today’s decision by Speaker O’Brien and the House Republican Leadership to clear the House gallery and conduct House session in private and outside of the view and observation of the public offends the very basis of our democracy – the right of every citizen to participate in free and open government.  It is a violation […]

NH Plan for Retiree Medical Funds Draws National Interest

CONCORD – New Hampshire’s adoption of a groundbreaking plan to allow local, county and state employee groups to set up medical trust funds for retirees has attracted national interest. The National Retiree Healthcare Summit in Washington D.C. has asked Senator Harold Janeway (D-Webster) to attend a conference in December to talk about New Hampshire’s efforts. […]

Senate Democrats Field Strong Team to Continue Working to Move New Hampshire Forward

Highly qualified group of candidates from every corner of the state file to build on the progress being made by New Hampshire’s Democratic majorities Concord – In an impressive display of solidarity and commitment to continuing the progress made over the past two sessions, over a dozen Democratic candidates for the New Hampshire State Senate […]