NH Legislative Activities Suspended for One Week Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Contact Name: Sara Persechino, Michael O’Brien
Phone: (603) 271-3479, (603) 271-0515
Email: Sara.Persechino@leg.state.nh.us, email@example.com
CONCORD— Today, New Hampshire Senate President Donna Soucy and Speaker of the House Steve Shurtleff announced the Legislature has suspended all legislative activities for at least one week, March 16 - 20. The State House will be closed to legislative members, legislative staff, and visitors but remain open for governmental operations until further notice.
Following the announcement, the Senate President and Speaker of the House released the following statement:
“As legislative leaders, our top priority is protecting the health and wellbeing of our members, staff, and the public. Out of an abundance of caution, today we are taking the step to suspend all legislative activities for at least one week. We will continue to monitor the situation and respond as needed and remain committed to working with Governor Sununu to take all necessary steps to curb the impact of coronavirus in New Hampshire.”