Tag Archives: Executive Council

Governor Sununu: No Toll Increase

NH Governor Chris Sununu announced that he’s stopping an effort to increase road tolls in the state. The toll increase was scheduled to be voted on next month by the Executive Council. The governor now says he won’t be putting … Continue reading

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“Jasper confirmed as agriculture commissioner with help from Dems”

How apropo is that headline from the Union Leader! He became Speaker of the NH House by dint of the Democrats “appointing” him after his own Party had essentially rejected him.  Bad things came from that, especially on issues that really … Continue reading

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Abortion Providers in Line for Family Planning Contracts

The Executive Council is expected to vote Wednesday, November 8, on a series of family planning contracts. Three of them are with known abortion providers: Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, the Joan Lovering Health Center, and the Equality Center. ACTION ITEM: … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT Executive Council to vote on abortion clinic funding November 8

Originally scheduled for October 25, the New Hampshire Executive Council will tentatively vote on MORE funding for Planned Parenthood clinics here in the Granite State on November 8. Although Planned Parenthood advertises itself as an organization promoting health for women and … Continue reading

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Executive Council agrees to renew women’s prison lease

The Executive Council has agreed to renew the state’s lease with Hillsborough County for continued use of the old county jail in Goffstown as the state’s women’s prison, at a cost of $2.5 million, even though a new $48 million … Continue reading

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NH EC Approves Contracts for NH Abortion Providers

The vote was 4-1, with District 5 Councilor David Wheeler casting the lone vote in defense of taxpayers who want to keep healthcare funds away from abortion providers. The contracts were supported by Councilors Joe Kenney, Andru Volinsky, Russell Prescott, … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood Contract Coming to NH Executive Council on June 21st

You may or may not be surprised to learn that New Hampshire’s abortion providers bid on contracts other than the familiar Title X family planning business. Supporters of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England and the Equality Center will be … Continue reading

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Executive Council unanimously confirms Cline to State Board of Education

The New Hampshire Executive Council unanimously confirmed Andrew Cline to the state Board of Education on Wednesday, and Gov. Chris Sununu said he would soon ask Cline to serve as board chairman. Cline, the former editorial page editor for the … Continue reading

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Ken Merrifield confirmed as Labor commissioner

The Executive Council voted 4-1 today to confirm Franklin Mayor Ken Merrifield as the next commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Labor. Councilor Chris Pappas, D-Manchester, was the lone dissent. He said he was concerned that Merrifield was intending … Continue reading

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