This week Scott Brown officially filed paperwork to run for U.S. Senate and rolled out his energy plan during the "Making Energy Affordable" tour. Brown stopped at gas stations and toured businesses to talk about affordable ways to decrease high energy costs and increase production - while opposing Senator Shaheen's national energy tax.
In other news, our campaign held our first phone bank last Monday night at the Manchester headquarters. We'll continue hosting phone banks every Monday through Thursday from 6-8 PM. Please stop by and help make phone calls on behalf of Scott's candidacy. Click here to sign up.
It's Official: Filing Candidacy For U.S. Senate
Wednesday afternoon, alongside his wife Gail and a group of supporters, Scott signed the papers making his Senate candidacy official. NHPR covered the event: As he filed for office, Scott Brown said he was focused on the issues that matter. "And what matters right now is making sure that people are getting a value for their dollars and they are not paying an exorbitant amount of many for their health care, and their medical care, obviously, and their energy prices."
Click here to read Brown's filing statement
Kicking-Off "Making Energy Affordable" Tour In Windham
Scott visited the Waterhouse Country Store to speak with motorists about the negative impacts of high gas prices. The Eagle Tribune reported: Brown, launching his "Making Energy Affordable Tour" at the Mammoth Road store, said he would help rein in soaring prices at the pump and put the country on the right track. "It's obviously affecting everyone," he said.
- Read more from the Eagle Tribune: Brown touts energy policy in Windham
Addressing Ways To Lower Gas Prices On The Seacoast
On Tuesday, Brown hosted a roundtable discussion with Seacoast residents about his plan for affordable energy. From The Portsmouth Herald: He said that in his estimation energy costs are too high and "every penny we save in energy bills can be used for the kids, for the house, for savings, for everything else." He points to a number of reasons, including federal regulations.
- Read more from the Portsmouth Herald: Brown Talks Energy Policy
Photo from Ioanna Raptis/Portsmouth Herald
Touring New England Wood Pellet In Keene
Brown toured New England Wood Pellet in Keene during the "Making Energy Affordable" tour. He learned about the business and spoke with the owners about energy policy. The Keene Sentinel wrote: Brown, who is running the September primary, called his energy platform "an all-of-the-above-approach" embracing energy solutions including natural gas, nuclear energy and renewable energies in addition to standard fuel sources such as oil and coal.
- Read more from the Keene Sentinel: Scott Brown Files For Candidacy, Visits Jaffrey To Talk Energy
Photo from Michael Moore/Keene Sentinel
Remembering D-Day: Brown Campaign Releases Web Video, "Lest We Forget"
Today, the Brown campaign released a new web video to honor the servicemembers who stormed the beaches of Normandy to protect our nation's freedom and liberties.
Click here to watch the video
Catching Up With Mont Vernon's Alex Preston
Scott and Gail enjoyed catching up with Alex Preston, a Mont Vernon native who placed 3rd on this year's season of American Idol. Scott spoke with Alex, and Alex's father Paul, about his own daughter, Ayla, who appeared on American Idol in 2006.
Next week, The Brown campaign will begin county organizational meetings. Come meet Scott's campaign team and learn about activities to help Brown's campaign for Senate. Dates and details are below.
Monday, June 9th - Cheshire County
15 Russell Street, Keene, NH
Time: 7:00 PM
RSVP: email John Pearson at email@example.com
Tuesday, June 10th - Strafford County
Dover Public Library, 73 Locust Street, Dover, NH
Time: 6:30 PM
RSVP: email Mara Mellstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, June 11th - Belknap County
Top of the Town Restaurant, 88 Ladd Hill Road, Belmont, NH
RSVP: email Jeremy Baker at email@example.com
Also, you can join a coalition for Scott Brown by signing up here
Every Monday through Thursday, the Brown campaign will be hosting phone banks at our campaign headquarters. You can sign up by clicking here, or feel free to just show up. We are at 379 Elm Street in Manchester, and we would love to see down here.
Thanks for reading, have a great weekend.