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January 31, 2019

CONCORD—Today, the New Hampshire Senate passed SB 11-FN-A, relative to mental health services, 16-8. This legislation would appropriate funds to address the New Hampshire mental health Emergency Room boarding crisis by increasing reimbursement rates for Designated Rece...

January 31, 2019

CONCORD—Today, the New Hampshire Senate passed SB 5-FN-A, relative to making an appropriation relative to Medicaid provider rates for mental health and substance misuse, 24-0.

Prime sponsor Senator Cindy Rosenwald, D-Nashua, released the following statement after the vo...

January 31, 2019

CONCORD—Today, the New Hampshire Senate passed SB 2-FN, relative to funding for job training programs in the department of business and economic affairs, 14-10.

Prime sponsor Senator Kevin Cavanaugh, D-Manchester, released the following statement after the vote: 

“We can...

January 30, 2019

CONCORD—Today, State Senator Melanie Levesque introduced the Secure Modern Accurate Registration Technology (“SMART”) Act, legislation that would safeguard New Hampshire’s elections through the implementation of secure and modern voter registration. The legislation wou...

January 30, 2019

CONCORD—Today, Senator Dan Feltes introduced SB 105-FN, legislation that would restore public confidence and strengthen transparency regarding gubernatorial inaugural committees by limiting contributions and requiring the inaugural treasurer to report individual contri...

January 29, 2019

CONCORD—Today, Senator Dan Feltes (D-Concord) introduced legislation to establish paid family and medical leave insurance in New Hampshire. Senator Feltes provided the following statement regarding SB 1:

“Paid family and medical leave is a critical tool to help New Hamp...

January 25, 2019

CONCORD—On Friday, January 25th , Senate President Donna Soucy released the following statement in reaction to the announcement that a deal was struck to reopen the federal government:

“I’m grateful that a short-term deal to reopen the federal government has been reache...

January 22, 2019

CONCORD—Today, during this legislative session’s first Senate Finance Committee hearing, Senator Jon Morgan (D-Brentwood) introduced an Act relative to child protection staffing and making an appropriation therefor. Prior to its introduction in the committee hearing, S...

January 22, 2019

CONCORD—Today, Senator Tom Sherman (D-Rye) introduced legislation to begin to address New Hampshire’s emergency room mental health crisis. Everyday there are approximately 35 individuals awaiting mental health treatment in New Hampshire emergency rooms. Senator Sherman...

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