Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more Granite Staters have the opportunity to directly impact the legislative process safely and remotely. You can sign up to testify or register your opinion with the State House or the State Senate. To participate in either chambers proceedings:
MONDAY, MAY 3
TUESDAY, MAY 4
WEDNESDAY, MAY 5
We encourage all of our activists to call or email their State Representative and State Senator, write letters to the editor (LTEs), testify and/or register positions on these important bills! To contact your lawmakers and express your thoughts on upcoming legislation, click here.
Against Bad Election Reforms & Damaging State Budgets
The pace picks up for legislative activity again during the month of May as the last day to act on legislation approaches in early June.
This week, please consider speaking out on two Election Law bills, HB263 and SB54, and on the State Budget Bills, HB1 and HB2.
Please Take Action By:
HB263 Relative to campaign finance reform.
By Monday morning, voice your opposition to HB263:
HB263 has a Senate Committee public Hearing on Monday. Please email the Senate Election Law Committee members and tell them to oppose HB263. Copy and paste the email addresses for the committee members below:
HB1 & HB2 OPPOSE
The Senate Finance Committee will be holding its public hearing on the two state budget bills on Tuesday, May 4, starting at 1 pm and resuming at 6 pm. Last month, we messaged about the numerous flaws in the budget which you can find here including:
The NH Fiscal Policy Institute has just released a very helpful and comprehensive brief on the House Budget Proposal if you want a more in-depth look.
By Tuesday morning, register your opposition to HB1 & HB2:
Please email the Senate Finance Committee members and tell them to oppose HB1 & HB2. Copy and paste the email addresses for the committee members below:
Gary.Daniels@leg.state.nh.us, John.Reagan111@gmail.com, Lou.Dallesandro@leg.state.nh.us, Chuck.Morse@leg.state.nh.us, Bob.Giuda@leg.state.nh.us, Cindy.Rosenwald@leg.state.nh.us, Erin.Hennessey@leg.state.nh.us, firstname.lastname@example.org
SB54 OPPOSE Relative to the procedure used to complete and submit applications for absentee ballots and absentee ballots.
By Wednesday morning, voice your opposition to SB54:
At 10AM on Wednesday morning, the House Election Law Committee will hold a Work Session on SB54. Please email the House Election Law Committee members and tell them to oppose HB263. You can reach all committee members at this email address: HouseElectionLawCommittee@leg.state.nh.us
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