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Make yourself heard in Concord, then fight hunger at a Community Supper

On April 3, 2018, Posted by , in Stay Informed, Take Action, With Comments Off on Make yourself heard in Concord, then fight hunger at a Community Supper

Thursday, April 5th, 2018 is shaping up to be a busy day. There are a number of important hearings and votes taking place in Concord on topics such as Family and Medical Leave (HB-628), reauthorizing New Hampshire’s Medicaid Expansion program (SB-313), and establishing Recovery Friendly Workplaces (SB-563) for those trying to…

A very important opportunity for grassroots members to help shape the future of the NHDP

On March 25, 2018, Posted by , in Take Action, With Comments Off on A very important opportunity for grassroots members to help shape the future of the NHDP

In Soviet Russia, the Platform Committee chooses its membership.  In the New Hampshire Democratic Party, the membership chooses its platform. If you are a registered Democrat in the State of New Hampshire, you are eligible and encouraged to weigh in on your state party’s platform. Briefly, here’s how this works:…

The FDC Spring 2018 Newsletter Has Sprouted

On March 22, 2018, Posted by , in Uncategorized, With Comments Off on The FDC Spring 2018 Newsletter Has Sprouted

Thanks to the hard work of Heidi, Jim, Steve, Sue, and others, the FDC Spring 2018 Newsletter is now out. U.S. REP. Anne Kuster shares her position on DACA, and encourages voters to reach out to her on this and other issues. Sue Jonas informs readers about the upcoming Community…

March for Our Lives

On March 22, 2018, Posted by , in Uncategorized, With Comments Off on March for Our Lives

On Saturday March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets of Washington DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today. There will also be numerous satellite…

Rally at the Radisson! Rebuke Reckless Republican Revenue “Reform” and Refusal to Rectify Risk

On March 20, 2018, Posted by , in Take Action, With Comments Off on Rally at the Radisson! Rebuke Reckless Republican Revenue “Reform” and Refusal to Rectify Risk

This Thursday, March 22nd, Vice President Mike Pence is coming to New Hampshire to hold an event on the Tax Reform bill and to attend a fundraiser for Governor Sununu.Join Granite State Progress and the New Hampshire Young Democrats to protest Pence’s visit and show them that Granite Staters will not accept…

Call to Action: Fight for Women’s Autonomy, Voting Rights, School Safety, Medical Leave, and Equitable Taxation

On March 20, 2018, Posted by , in Stay Informed, Take Action, With Comments Off on Call to Action: Fight for Women’s Autonomy, Voting Rights, School Safety, Medical Leave, and Equitable Taxation

Make Yourself Heard in Concord! Your state government is about to vote on the following important issues.  State legislators and the Governor need to hear from you!  See below for instructions on how you can contact them. Paid Family and Medical Leave Wednesday, March 21st / House of Representatives /…

Call for Action, Not Photo-Ops and Budget Cuts to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

On March 19, 2018, Posted by , in Take Action, tags , With Comments Off on Call for Action, Not Photo-Ops and Budget Cuts to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Today, March 19, 2018, President Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar are coming to our “Drug-Infested Den” (aka New Hampshire) to discuss the opioid epidemic. Since taking office, President Trump and Governor Sununu have both failed to deliver on their promises to combat the…

Broadband access for all in Francestown? Find out more about HB238

On March 9, 2018, Posted by , in Stay Informed, With Comments Off on Broadband access for all in Francestown? Find out more about HB238

Here’s a message from your NH House (District 4) Representative Carol Roberts: What is the status of the broadband access issue? A broadband study bill (HB 238) was passed in June, 2017. In September it was signed by the Governor and a study committee was formed, members were appointed. Committee…

Gear Up for 2018 at the NHDP Web Store

On February 9, 2018, Posted by , in Fundraising, tags , With Comments Off on Gear Up for 2018 at the NHDP Web Store

The NHDP has launched a new web store where you can buy apparel, mugs, buttons, stickers, yard signs, and more.  Now you can help the NHDP raise funds for the coming election and get cool swag to show your sprit! All products are made in the USA and union printed, and…

Power to the People (Literally!)

On January 24, 2018, Posted by , in Take Action, tags , , With Comments Off on Power to the People (Literally!)

Last September, Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria, which totally destroyed the electrical systems on the island.  Four months later, nearly half a million people STILL don’t have electrical power.  This affects not just homes, but schools, hospitals, local government, access to clean water, the ability to communicate electronically, and…