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Senate Democratic Leader’s Statement on NH Hospital Association Report on Impact of NH Health Protection Program

Concord – Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn issued the following statement after the release of a New Hampshire Hospital Association report on the economic impact of the NH Health Protection Program: “Today’s report from the NH Hospital Association is great news and confirms that the New Hampshire Health Protection Program is working to drive down […]

Senate Democrats Statement on Passage of Fiscally Responsible Budget Compromise

Concord – Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn issued the following statement on the passage of the fiscally responsible budget compromise: “The passage of the budget compromise is exactly why our constituents sent us to Concord: to work together across party lines to find bipartisan solutions facing our state. While this agreement isn’t perfect and does not contain everything that […]

Senate Democrats Statement on Fiscally Responsible Budget Agreement

Concord – Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn issued the following statement on the fiscally responsible compromise budget agreement: “This is a good, hard-earned compromise. Throughout the entire budget process, Senate Democrats have fought for a fiscally responsible budget that supports critical economic priorities for New Hampshire’s families and businesses such as combating the heroin crisis, higher education, roads and […]

Democratic Leaders on Governor Hassan’s Fiscally Responsible Compromise Budget Proposal

Concord, N.H. – Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn and House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff issued the following statement on Governor Hassan’s fiscally responsible compromise budget proposal: “Passing a responsible budget requires compromise and we thank Governor Hassan for her leadership in proposing a fiscally responsible plan that seeks to address the concerns of both parties while still meeting the needs of New Hampshire’s people, […]

Democratic Leaders Respond to Speaker Jasper’s Letter

Concord, N.H. – Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn and House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff issued the following statement in response to Speaker Jasper’s letter: “House and Senate Democrats stand firmly with Governor Hassan in opposition to the fiscally irresponsible Republican budget because we’re not willing to set up our state’s economy for failure by blowing a $90 million hole […]

Senate Democratic Leader Comments on Passage of Republican Budget and Continuing Resolution

Concord, N.H. – Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn offered the following comments after the final passage of the Republican budget and passage of a continuing resolution to keep state government open while a final budget compromise is negotiated. “The irresponsible Republican budget is unbalanced, gives unpaid-for tax giveaways to big, out-of-state corporations, and blows a $90 million […]

Democratic Leaders Call for Continuing Resolution Based on Proposed FY16 Budget

Concord, N.H. – Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn and House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff today called on Republicans in the state legislature to drop their attempt to cut funds for priorities like higher education, substance misuse, and transportation by putting forward a continuing resolution based on their own proposed FY16 budget, not FY15. Woodburn and Shurtleff said Democrats would […]

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 Democratic Leader’s Comments on Senate Republican Budget

Concord, NH – Following the approval of the budget by the Senate Finance Committee, Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn released the following comments: “All session long, Senate Democrats have urged our Republican colleagues to put partisan politics aside and have a serious budget conversation about how we can work together under the Governor’s leadership to expand middle class opportunity, […]

​Senate Democrats Statement on Republicans Choosing Corporate Tax Giveaways Over Medicaid Expansion

Fiscally Irresponsible Tax Giveaways Will Drain $15 million away from key priorities CONCORD – Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn and Sen. Lou D’Allesandro issued the following statement after the Senate Finance Committee voted along party lines to include fiscally irresponsible business tax giveaways in the state budget: “Our budget is a statement of priorities and with the actions taken by […]