Tag Archives: NH House

Secession questions for NH state reps

I hire Garret Ean to undertake another camera raid on the NH state house. Since there only a few hearings that day he also uses the extra time to chalk some of the sidewalks nearby, partly in opposition to a … Continue reading

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Caucus Dates Should Jasper Be Confirmed As Ag Commissioner

Should Speaker Jasper be confirmed to the office of Commissioner of Agriculture, the following schedule will apply: House Democrats will caucus on Wednesday, November 29 at 10 a.m. in Representatives Hall. House Republicans will caucus on Wednesday, November 29 at … Continue reading

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Who Will Replace Shawn Jasper as Speaker of the New Hampshire House?

Yesterday, news broke that New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu was doing us all a huge favor by offering Speaker Shawn Jasper a job as the Agriculture Commissioner. This would mean Jasper is stepping down from his Statehouse seat and relinquishing the Speaker’s … Continue reading

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New Hampshire House Discusses Amendments to Marijuana Legalization Bill

New Hampshire lawmakers are taking a deliberate approach to a bill seeking to legalize and regulate marijuana, holding two additional hearings to discuss amendments before a full committee vote next month. | Read more at NH Journal

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Ellen Kolb: Compassion in Action

The grind-it-out side of public policy occupied me this morning, as I went to the State House to listen to a subcommittee patiently work out the language of a bill. That done, I walked outside to see what was up … Continue reading

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Chuck Douglas Resigns as N.H. House legal counsel

Former Supreme Court judge and U.S. Congressman Chuck Douglas resigned from his position as legal counsel of the New Hampshire House on Monday, according to Speaker Shawn Jasper. Douglas, 74 of Bow, has served in the role since 2014, according to a … Continue reading

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Cameras in [NH House] Committee Rooms Would Be Money Well Spent

“…the way [Rep. James]McConnell sees it, outfitting all [NH] House committee rooms with cameras to record all of the legislative sausage-making that often goes unseen would be money well spent. “The fact is, when you have more transparency like this, … Continue reading

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