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Senate Republicans’ Vote to End Medicaid Expansion is the Height of Irresponsibility

CONCORD – Today, Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn released the following comments after the Senate voted along party lines to defeat a floor amendment to continue New Hampshire’s bipartisan Medicaid expansion plan. “Just yesterday, Republican Senators on the Finance Committee touted the success of our bipartisan Medicaid expansion plan,” said Senator Woodburn. “This isn’t a partisan issue. New Hampshire’s business community, including […]

Senate Democrats Praise Passage of Increased Funding for Domestic Violence Prevention Programs

CONCORD – Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn praised the bipartisan passage of HB 681, which increases funding for domestic violence prevention programs: “Unfortunately, domestic violence occurs in all our communities and affects all of us,” said Senator Woodburn. “I am proud that our Republican colleagues put aside any ideological opposition to increasing revenues and joined the Senate Democrats in […]

Senator Jeff Woodburn Praises House Passage of SB 30

Concord – Today, Senator Jeff Woodburn, prime sponsor of SB 30, released the following comments after the NH House passed SB 30, relative to redevelopment districts in unincorporated places, by a vote of 293 to 57. “In a legislative session defined by division and at times rancor, SB 30 has emerged as one of the most significant bipartisan […]

Senator Jeff Woodburn Comments on House Finance Committee’s Unanimous Approval of SB 30

Concord – Today, Senator Jeff Woodburn, prime sponsor of 30, released the following comments on the House Finance Committee’s unanimous approval of SB 30, relative to redevelopment districts in unincorporated places. “The House Finance Committee thoroughly studied and made several improvements to SB 30. I appreciate their hard work and support their changes,” said Senator Woodburn. “Like life in the North Country, […]

Senate Democrats Applaud Defeat of House’s So-Called Right to Work Bill

CONCORD – Today, Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburnand Senate Deputy Democratic Leader Donna Soucy applauded the bipartisan defeat of House Bill 658, the so-called “Right to Work Bill”. House Bill 658 was laid on the table by a voice vote. “I am pleased to see the bipartisan defeat of the so-called ‘Right to Work Bill’,” said Senator Woodburn. “There’s a reason why Democrats […]

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 […]

Senate Democratic Leader Praises Bipartisan Passage of Securities Modernization Act

Democrats continue their focus on jobs and expanding opportunity CONCORD – Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn released the following statement praising the unanimous passage of SB 266, which modernizes the state’s securities regulation laws:​ “Senate Bill 266 is a critical measure in growing our economy by making it easier for companies to raise capital necessary to grow and create […]

Senate and House Democratic Leaders Announce Statewide Listening Tour

Concord — With Republicans in the House and Senate planning a break week, Democratic Senate and House leaders announced a statewide listening tour to talk to the people of New Hampshire about their legislative priorities.  The tour will begin next week and a full itinerary will be available soon. “Too often, legislators get caught up in ideological battles […]