New contact info for N.H.’s federal reps

Update to the Hundred Days assignments: our federal representatives have been sworn in, and here are the ways to contact them. U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen To send an email, use the contact form on her Senate web page: http://www.shaheen.senate.gov/contact/contact-jeanne Washington, D.C. office: 506 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC 20510, phone 202-224-2841. Sen. Shaheen has six… Read More New contact info for N.H.’s federal reps

The First Amendment and would-be Sen. Hassan

We’ve seen New Hampshire’s Governor Maggie Hassan in action for two terms. So what would a Senator Hassan look like, if she should prevail over incumbent U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte on November 8? Look back at one policy decision ratified by Hassan in 2014: the buffer zone law. Buffer zones and the First Amendment New… Read More The First Amendment and would-be Sen. Hassan

Adoption & the Governor

As the saying goes, even a stopped clock is right twice a day. Case in point: this recent tweet from New Hampshire governor and U.S. Senate candidate Maggie Hassan. Thanking NH Foster & Adoptive Parents for building on NH’s tradition of inclusiveness at NHFAPA Family Fun Day pic.twitter.com/2f07MtG4aZ — Sen. Maggie Hassan (@SenatorHassan) August 13,… Read More Adoption & the Governor

UL: “unofficial sources” say ethics complaint dismissed

Update: Reporter Dave Solomon reports in the New Hampshire Sunday News that New Hampshire’s Executive Branch Ethics Committee has dismissed Darlene Pawlik’s complaint against Governor Maggie Hassan and Executive Councilor Colin Van Ostern. Solomon reports in the State House Dome column that he got the news from “unofficial sources, since all complaints are considered behind… Read More UL: “unofficial sources” say ethics complaint dismissed

Ethics in theory and practice

(See update, August 7.) The front page of the New Hampshire Union Leader today carries a welcome headline – below the fold, but front page nonetheless: “Planned Parenthood votes cited.” The kicker beneath: “Ethics complaint: Campaign contributions called a factor in Right to Life member’s complaint against [Governor Maggie] Hassan, [Executive Councilor Colin] Van Ostern”. The… Read More Ethics in theory and practice

Notes on Executive Council, PP, & retroactive funding (again)

Pro-life New Hampshire readers have probably already seen the recent alert from New Hampshire Right to Life, warning of an upcoming vote by the Executive Council that might send funds to Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, retroactive to what would have been the starting date of the contract that the Council rejected last August.… Read More Notes on Executive Council, PP, & retroactive funding (again)