Speaker Nominee O'Brien Announces Deputy Speaker, Speaker Pro Tempore

Republican Speaker Nominee, Rep. Bill O’Brien (Mont Vernon) today announced that he was appointing Rep. Pamela Tucker (Greenland) as his Deputy Speaker and Rep. Gene Chandler (Bartlett) as his Speaker Pro Tempore in the 162nd Session of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. 

 “I greatly look forward to working with Representatives Tucker and Chandler, two top notch Republicans, over the coming biennium,” stated O’Brien, entering his third term in the New Hampshire House.  “We have a great opportunity before us, to right the many wrongs of the last four years, and I am confident that working with Rep. Tucker, Rep. Chandler and every other member of our caucus, we will be successful in making New Hampshire great again.”

 Rep. Pamela Tucker, entering her second term in the NH House added, “I would like to thank Bill for this opportunity and look forward to serving the citizens of our state and working with every member of the House and tackling our state’s economic issues.”

> “I am pleased to accept the position of Speaker Pro Tempore and look forward to advancing the Republican agenda in the House.  I remain confident that all Republicans can work together toward solving the looming budget crisis in our state,” concluded Chandler, entering his fifteenth term in the House.