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Jane Cormier Announces Bid for NH Senate 16 

Former State Rep files paperwork with NH Secretary of State


After moving to Hooksett for business and family reasons, Jane Cormier has resigned her seat in the NH House of Representatives. "Making this decision to leave Alton and my constituents was not easy," she said.  

Having spent much time traveling throughout NH on local control issues, Cormier would still like to serve in some capacity. She has decided to run for the NH State Senate in District 16, serving the communities of Bow, Candia, Dunbarton, Hooksett and Wards 1, 2, and 12 of Manchester.

Cormier said, "There are many reasons why I am looking at this possibility, the first of them being a deep concern that our government is not listening to its people. Governmental overreach and taxes are on the rise in New Hampshire with Medicaid Expansion and the new Gas Tax. Regulation is strangling our small businesses and our state faces lower revenues and credit downgrading."

The NH Senate has 24 people who hold a large responsibility in how New Hampshire moves ahead in 2015. Cormier feels it is crucial we elect public servants — NOT POLITICIANS —  who stand for small governance, low taxes, and local control. "We need leaders with strong vision and strong  voices to answer the challenges facing the Granite State," she continued.

Cormier concluded that she is "looking forward to exploring all the possibilities of making NH great. The bigger the government, the smaller your voice. As a former opera singer and director, I am all about the VOICE. But this time, however, that VOICE is the peoples'."


Win Hutchinson Announces Bid for State Representative in Special Election 

Win for Manchester

Republican Win Hutchinson Announces Bid 
for State Representative
Special Election in Hillsborough District 9 - Manchester Ward 2


For Immediate Release

January 22, 2013

Contact Win Hutchison 603.647.2395


Manchester, NH - Today at the Manchester City Clerk's Office former State Representative Win Hutchinson filed to run in the upcoming Hillsborough 9th District State Representative special election.


Hutchinson, a three-term Ward 2 Moderator, former State Representative, and long time activist, is running for the seat vacated by Robert Thompson, a Democrat, who moved to Florida. The election will be held March 19th.


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At the filing announcement Hutchinson said, "I believe in personal freedom, small government, and fiscal conservatism. I will continue standing up for Manchester and working hard on behalf of our great city."



Concord, NH- Today in the Democrat caucus Rep. Terie Norelli became the nominee for Speaker, which will be voted on Organization Day in the House. An election of Norelli will mean more of the same of her last term as Speaker, which included the 2010 ethics investigation cloud where her Majority Floor Leader, Dan Eaton (D-Stoddard) interfered in a State Liquor Commission investigation.

"When Terie Norelli was Speaker in 06-10 session, she was responsible for the back room budget deals, instituted an LLC income tax in the 2009 budget, and did not seek the immediate resignation of Rep. Dan Eaton under the cloud of an ethics investigation by the Legislative Ethics Committee under chairman Martin L. Gross," said New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Wayne MacDonald. "A return of Norelli will almost ensure a return of Eaton to House leadership.  With a Norelli/Eaton leadership team New Hampshire citizens can only expect more of the same destructive policies."

In 2010, Eaton, according to The Union Leader (March 6, 2010), tried to block an investigation on a tavern in Keene owned by a Democrat Keene City Councilor, and a political ally of Eaton's. The incident raised serious questions as to whether or not he violated Legislative Ethics Guidelines when he was accused of harassing Liquor Commission inspectors and his secret meeting with Commissioner Bodi. New Hampshire legislators are prohibited from "threaten[ing] reprisals or promis[ing] inducements of any kind to influence another so as to obtain special personal benefits for the legislator, the legislator's immediate family, or for certain constituents which would not be available to others under similar conditions."

"The Democrat leadership in the House will no doubt be ethically challenged," said MacDonald. "Another term for Speaker Norelli will continue this thread of lies and deceit for the New Hampshire taxpayers."


Meet Susan Olsen, Candidate for Merrimack 7, Sunday, July 29, 2012 

Warner, NH - Warner residents have been invited to meet Susan Olsen, candidate for the newly redistricted Merrimack District 7 seat in the New House of Representatives.  Hosted by Warner resident Roxana Smith, the event is being held from 3-5 pm on Sunday, July 29, 2012, at The Maples At Warner, a beautifully restored, 1835 Federal Colonial located at 69 East Main Street, Warner, NH

Olsen, a native Texan, moved to New Hampshire with her husband Alan twelve years ago, attracted by the state’s reputation for personal freedom, limited government and low taxes.  A lifelong energy professional, Olsen is a first-hand witness to the benefits of economic growth and the freedom it produces.  Susan is committed to upholding and defending the free market principles that have given her adopted state of New Hampshire its “Advantage.”

Please RSVP — or 603-456-3537


NHDP - ICYMI: Ovide Still Silent on Denouncing Alciere as GOP Convention Delegate

Rival Kevin Smith has denounced Tom Alciere who said "there's nothing wrong with slaughtering cops"


 Where is Ovide?


CONCORD - Republican gubernatorial candidate Ovide Lamontagne remains silent on whether he would oppose Representative Tom Alciere and his candidacy for delegate to the 2012 New Hampshire GOP Convention based on his detestable comments that "there's nothing wrong with slaughtering cops."


According to a tweet by James Pindell of WMUR Political Scoop, the former Representative from Hudson (formerly of Nashua) signed up to run for delegate to the New Hampshire Republican Convention on Friday. 


Lamontagne's GOP primary rival Kevin Smith denounced the former State Representative on Twitter, saying that "Republicans should oppose Alciere's bid to be a delegate or anything else in the Republican party."

How long will Ovide remain silent on this and other outrageous comments made by members of his own party against police, women, and mentally disabled individuals.