Martha thanks the 3600 teachers and workers who are represented by AFT-NH
(Portsmouth, NH) Martha Fuller Clark's campaign for the New Hampshire Senate is proud to acknowledge the endorsement of AFT-NH, one of New Hampshire's largest labor organizations.
"I am grateful to AFT-NH for their support and look forward to continuing my advocacy on behalf of New Hampshire's teachers and working families in the Senate," Clark said. "Campaigning can be hard work, but endorsements like this remind us all of why we do what we do."
AFT-NH President Laura Hainey: "AFT-NH is proud to endorse your candidacy for the Senate. We look forward to working with you in coming years to defend working families in our state and build the middle-class."
About Martha Fuller Clark: First elected to serve in 1990, Martha spent twelve years in the New Hampshire House of Representatives where she sponsored and co-sponsored more then 120 bills that became law. Signature legislation by the Senator during that time include: a NH patient’s bill of rights, insurance coverage of contraception for women, the first-in-the-nation college tuition savings plan, the state Conservation/ Heritage plate, better know as “the Moose plate”, the creation of the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program “LCHIP”, and the repeal of legislation discriminating against gays and lesbian who wished to adopt and the enactment of same day registration for the purpose of voting.
In 2004, Martha was elected to the New Hampshire State Senate where she served the Seacoast’s District 24 with distinction. Currently she is Senate President Pro-Tem. In addition, Martha served as Chair of the Senate Energy, Environment and Economic Development Committee, Vice Chair of the Senate Executive Departments and Administration Committee and also as a member of the Senate Education Committee and the Senate Transportation and Interstate Commerce Committee. She is running in the newly-drawn 21st District that includes her Portsmouth home.