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Saturday
Aug152015

NH GOP - CRAIG, ARNOLD OPEN DOOR TO OVERRIDING TAX CAP FOR UNION PAY RAISE 

Mayoral Candidates Joyce Craig & Patrick Arnold Open Door To Manchester Tax Hikes
 
Concord - New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Jennifer Horn today released the following statement regarding Mayoral candidates Joyce Craig and Patrick Arnold opening the door to overriding the Manchester tax cap with promises to raise pay for city unions:
 
"Mayoral candidates Joyce Craig and Patrick Arnold are desperate to outdo each other in their attempt to gain the support of Manchester union bosses and special interest groups. By irresponsibly promising pay raises to city unions, Craig and Arnold are either prepared to override the tax cap or slash funding for public safety at a time when New Hampshire's heroin epidemic is hitting Manchester particularly hard. Missing from Craig's and Arnold's reckless promises to raise union salaries is any plan to pay for it. Their tacit admission of support for overriding the tax cap would devastate Manchester's economy and further burden working families."
 
As the Manchester Board of School Committee gears up for a special meeting to review the price tag of the teacher contract with proclaimed city finance expert Bill Sanders, candidates for Mayor Joyce Craig and Patrick Arnold have yet to explain to city taxpayers how they plan to pay for their runaway spending plans that would do nothing to address higher class sizes and few teachers.
 
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Friday
Aug142015

NHGOP STATEMENT ON HASSAN REFUSING TO CONSIDER ALTERNATIVES TO PLANNED PARENTHOOD 

Concord - New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Jennifer Horn today released the following statement on Governor Hassan's unwillingness to consider alternatives to Planned Parenthood:
 
"Planned Parenthood has been accused of engaging in criminal activity and the United States Congress and as well as thirteen governors have launched investigations into this scandal-plagued organization. Given the serious and legitimate accusations that have been made against Planned Parenthood, there is no good reason to give them taxpayer dollars while these investigations are ongoing.
 
"Planned Parenthood has donated thousands of dollars to Governor Hassan's political campaigns, so it is not surprising that she has refused to launch an investigation in New Hampshire or seek alternative providers that offer the same services. It's time for Governor Hassan to stop playing politics and put the interests of New Hampshire women ahead of the demands of a major political donor immersed in scandal."
 
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Friday
Aug072015

NHGOP BLASTS SHAHEEN SUPPORT FOR OBAMA IRAN DEAL, CALLS ON HASSAN TO DENOUNCE IT 

Concord - The New Hampshire Republican State Committee today blasted Senator Jeanne Shaheen's decision to support President Obama's disastrous deal with Iran and called on likely-Senate candidate Maggie Hassan to denounce it. 

"Once again, Senator Jeanne Shaheen has decided to blindly support President Obama's disastrous foreign policy agenda that has diminished American's standing on the global stage and threatened our national security. President Obama's reckless deal will not only undermine our strong alliance with Israel, it will allow the Iranian regime to develop a nuclear weapon in the future," said NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn. "As a likely candidate for the United States Senate, Governor Maggie Hassan has a responsibility to speak out against the Obama Administration's reckless Iran agenda. Granite Staters have a right to know if likely Senate candidate Hassan is willing to march in lock step with President Obama as he pushes irresponsible foreign policies that will make our world a more dangerous place to live."

 

Last month, Governor Hassan weighed in on the Iran deal and offered a "non-committal" response according to WMUR-TV.

In March, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed Congress and vigorously denounced President Obama's proposed deal with Iran. The Prime Minister has called the agreement "historic mistake for the world."

 

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Thursday
Aug062015

NHGOP APPLAUDS SUNUNU, WHEELER AND KENNEY FOR OPPOSING PLANNED PARENTHOOD CONTRACT 

Concord - New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Jennifer Horn issued the following statement today applauding Executive Councilors Chris Sununu, David Wheeler and Joe Kenney for standing up for taxpayers by voting against a state contract with Planned Parenthood:

 

"The appalling videos showing Planned Parenthood executives discussing the sale of human body parts have raised serious and legitimate concerns. Instead of calling for an investigation of Planned Parenthood's potentially criminal activity, Governor Hassan has turned a blind eye to this controversy and tried to give more taxpayer dollars to this scandal-plagued organization.

 

"This isn't a matter of being pro-choice or pro-life. It's about ensuring that public dollars are not being given to a company that may be engaged in criminal activity. We applaud Councilors Sununu, Wheeler and Kenney for standing up for taxpayers by refusing to fund Planned Parenthood and calling for an official investigation of its practices. It's time for Governor Hassan to put politics aside and work with the Commissioner of Health and Human Services and the Executive Council to identify alternative health care providers to cover the services that were included in this contract."

 

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Wednesday
Aug052015

NHGOP STATEMENT ON HASSAN REFUSING TO INVESTIGATE PLANNED PARENTHOOD 

Concord - New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Jennifer Horn released the following statement today on Governor Maggie Hassan refusing to call for an investigation Planned Parenthood's activities in New Hampshire:

 

"Anybody who has watched the horrific videos of Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of human body parts knows that there is ample evidence to warrant an investigation of the organization's potentially criminal activities. As a result, the governors of Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Indiana, Georgia and Kansas have responded appropriately by calling for reviews of Planned Parenthood's operations in their states. Planned Parenthood has been a major political donor to Governor Hassan's political campaigns, and it's clear that her unwillingness to call for an investigation in New Hampshire is an attempt to cover up potential wrongdoing committed by one of her biggest financial supporters. Her outrageous behavior is another indication that Governor Hassan is focused on standing up for her political cronies instead of protecting taxpayers and serving the best interests of all Granite Staters."

 

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