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NH Senate Republicans - Sen. Forrester responds to Governor Hassan failing to control state spending 

The New Hampshire Senate

Republican Majority Office


Concord, NH – Senate Finance Committee Chair Jeanie Forrester (R-Meredith) issued the following statement on the release of the Preliminary and Unaudited FY 2014 Surplus Statement:


“I’m very troubled that an early review of the Governor’s unaudited statement shows she did not meet the $26 million surplus as required in the budget and by state law.  This raises serious concerns about her commitment and ability to control spending in Fiscal Year 2015.  I hope the Governor will be more forthcoming about sharing spending levels on a monthly basis, which I have repeatedly requested, to ensure the State only spends what it can afford to avoid further deficit spending.”



NH DHHS - Celebrating Forty Years of WIC Services in New Hampshire

WHEN: Monday, September 29, 2014

WHERE: Grappone Conference Center

70 Constitution Avenue

Concord, NH

TIME: 8:00 a.m.

The New Hampshire WIC Nutrition Program will be holding an event to

celebrate 40 years of WIC services in New Hampshire. A daylong event will

be held at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord starting at 8:00 AM

and ending at 4:15 PM. Approximately 90 WIC staff at the State and local

offices will be attending. The program will include a morning welcome from

the Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Nicholas Toumpas

and a lunchtime congratulations from Kurt Messner, the USDA Northeast

Regional Administrator. Confirmed dignitaries include U.S. Representative

Ann McLane Kuster, who will speak in the morning, and a representative from

Governor Margaret Hassan’s office, who will present a WIC 40th Anniversary

proclamation. Awards will be presented to State and local WIC agency staff

with 25 or more years of service and to grocery stores in the State that

have accepted WIC vouchers for the entire 40 years






Concord - The New Hampshire Republican State Committee today launched, a website dedicated to chronicling Governor Maggie Hassan's failed fiscal leadership and support for reckless tax increases and spending. 

"Throughout her political career, Governor Maggie Hassan has supported reckless tax increases and failed to provide fiscally responsible leadership for New Hampshire. Instead of managing state spending, Hassan proposed a bloated state budget that would have burdened working families and small business with more taxes and fees," said NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn. "The Republican Majority in the State Senate can only do so much to put the brakes on Governor Hassan's tax and spend agenda. It's time to put a proven leader and responsible manager like Walt Havenstein in the corner office."

Granite Staters can learn more about Maggie Hassan's fiscally irresponsible track record at  The site will be updated throughout the election season.


Citizens For A Strong NH - Hiding!



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Fellow Granite Stater,

Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire's new microsite,, conveys an important message... 

Our elected officials are hiding
It's no secret. Governor Maggie Hassan, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter, and Congresswoman Annie Kuster refuse to hold open Town Hall meetings with you because of their disastrous records.


Who can blame them though? Under their watch, Obamacare is collapsing. Our foreign policy is failing. Our porous southern and northern borders are open to both terrorists and illegal immigrants. While taxes increase, our debt and deficits are skyrocketing. However, it is still
no excuse for refusing to meet with your constituents.
To ensure more New Hampshire residents see, we are up with ads promoting it, but we desperately need your help.

In order to reach thousands more Granite Staters over the coming days, we need you to click HERE to help us raise
$10,000 more in the next 24 hours.  

Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire has been actively fighting for your beliefs in Washington and Concord for almost two years. You know how effective our organization has been, but we need your help to continue our efforts.

Please click HERE and donate to help us reach our $10,000 goal. 

Citizens For A Strong NH - Release: 


New microsite focuses on Hassan's, Shaheen's, Shea-Porter's, and Kuster's refusal to hold Town Halls:

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(September 17, 2014) - Today, Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire is launching a new microsite at  The site focuses on the failed votes and policy positions Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Governor Maggie Hassan, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) have taken, and highlights them as a reason for why the four aforementioned elected officials are hiding from Granite Staters with their refusal to hold public Town Hall meetings. 

Last month, Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire launched a smaller site and a web video focusing solely on Senator Jeanne Shaheen's record., which will be an offshoot of the organization's main website,, is being backed with a significant, state-wide, online advertisement buy, which will be used to educate countless New Hampshire residents about the lack of honesty and transparency they are receiving from their elected officials.

Derek Dufresne, spokesman for Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire, released the following statement:


"New Hampshire once had a long standing tradition of open and honest elected officials who were concerned with the views of their constituents. However, that seems to be fading from memory as Governor Maggie Hassan, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter, and Congresswoman Annie Kuster continue to hide from those they represent.

"Considering their support for a failing Obamacare, a collapsing foreign policy, and a crisis at our border, we certainly understand why they are hiding from Granite Staters, but that's no excuse. Granite Staters want to know why Hassan, Shaheen, Shea-Porter, and Kuster are going out of their way to avoid them. Since their constituents can't get answers from their elected officials, our new microsite helps explain why they are hiding from them."