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Sunday
Feb212010

The MRC Lincoln-Reagan Dinner with Gov. Tim Pawlenty 3/25

 

The MRC Lincoln-Reagan Dinner with Gov. Tim Pawlenty

Tim Pawlenty to Keynote Manchester Republican Committee Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner 

Manchester, NH, Today the Manchester Republican Committee announced that Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty will keynote the 2010 MRC Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner on March 25th. 

"Governor Pawlenty's record of balancing budgets without raising taxes is a breadth of fresh air. We are thrilled the Governor is coming to New Hampshire to help rally Granite State Republicans for the upcoming elections." said Cliff Hurst, Chairman of the Manchester Republican Committee.  

WHAT: MRC 2010 Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner with Tim Pawlenty 

WHEN: Thursday, March 25th 2010  

WHERE: The Executive Court 1199 South Mammoth Road Manchester, NH 03109 

TICKETS: Tickets will be $50 per person.                       

Sponsorship Opportunities are available.                       

For more information contact Cliff Hurst at 603-289-2697                       

Join The Manchester Republican Committee Facebook fan page                       

Or email: info@manchestergop.com

Friday
Feb192010

CCRC Lincoln Day Dinner to feature SENATOR RICK SANTORUM 4/30

THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT, SO PLEASE RESERVE EARLY!!!

Cheshire County Annual Lincoln Day Dinner

FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2010

KEENE COUNTRY CLUB

755 West Hill Road

Keene, NH

6 P.M. COCKTAILS

7 P.M. DINNER

featuring

SENATOR RICK SANTORUM

Keynote Speaker

$50 per person

Tables of 8-10 available

(We are once again asking for donations to help us offset the cost for High School & College Republicans)

SILENT AUCTION

RSVP 352-7553 (Juliana Bergeron's office)

Please make checks payable to CCRC and mail them to either of the following addresses:

CCRC, PO Box 1859 Keene, NH 03431

or

Juliana Bergeron, 191 Washington St., Keene, NH 03431

Please make payment in advance, though you can reserve your table prior to mailing the check!

Biographical information on Senator Santorum:
 
SANTORUM, Richard John (Rick), (1958 - )

Senate Years of Service: 1995-2007
Party: Republican

SANTORUM, Richard John (Rick), a Representative and a Senator from Pennsylvania; born in Winchester, Frederick County, Va., May 10, 1958; B.A., Pennsylvania State University 1980; M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh 1981; J.D., Dickinson School of Law (Pa.) 1986; administrative assistant to Pennsylvania State Senator J. Doyle Corman 1981-1986; director, Pennsylvania State senate local government committee 1981-1984; director, Pennsylvania State Senate Transportation Committee 1984-1986; admitted to the bar in 1986 and commenced practice in Pittsburgh; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Second and One Hundred Third Congresses (January 3, 1991-January 3, 1995); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1994, but was elected to the United States Senate in 1994; reelected in 2000, and served from January 3, 1995, to January 3, 2007; Republican Conference chairman (2001-2007); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 2006.

Bibliography
Santorum, Rick. Rick Santorum: A Senator Speaks Out on Life, Freedom, and Responsibility. Washington, DC: Monument Press, 2005; Santorum, Rick. It Takes a Family: Conservatism and the Common Good. Wilmington, Del.: ISI Books, 2005.

 



Thursday
Feb182010

NHDP - Republican Legislators Ignore Economy; Waste Thousands of Taxpayer Dollars Revisiting Equality Legislation

Republicans fail to spend time working on NH's economy, force Granite Staters to endure painful cuts in essential services while wasting money and time on political games 


Concord - Today NH's Republican legislators spent hours arguing for two pieces of legislation that wastefully revisit settled law.  CACR 28 amends the New Hampshire constitution to ban marriage equality, while HB 1590 repeals the marriage equality legislation passed last year. 
 
Although Republicans knew in advance of introducing the legislation that the two bills would be defeated by overwhelming margins they chose to squander both time and money on political games. It costs New Hampshire taxpayers thousands of dollars for the introduction of each bill and for each of the meaningless roll call votes.
 
"The Republican legislators are playing political games on the taxpayers' dime," said Derek Richer press secretary for the New Hampshire Democratic Party.  "Forcing Granite Staters to endure painful cuts in essential services while wasting scarce resources on legislation destined to fail is shameful. Wasting legislative time that could be better used to address NH's economy is disgraceful."

Thursday
Jan282010

NHDP - NH Senate Republicans Attempt to Curtail NH Citizens' Fundamental Right to Vote 

Legislative Democrats fight for equality and access at Granite State polls

 

Concord - On the floor of the Senate last week, Republicans opposed a bill sponsored by Senate Democrats aimed at securing everyone's fundamental right to vote.  The legislation would require anyone contesting a person's right to vote on Election Day to sign a sworn affidavit, list the reasons why that person should be barred from voting, and affix their name. 

"Nothing should stand in the way of Granite Staters right vote," said Democratic Senator Jackie Cilley.  "And if someone challenges that right, they should be required to give a reason for their challenge, put it in writting, and swear the facts of their challenge are true to the best of their knowledge."

Despite testimony from multiple Senators of instances of voters inappropriately being turned away from the polls, House Bill 276 faced stiff opposition from Senate Republicans.  Senator Betty Lasky, Chair of the Election Law Committee, related an occurrence at the inner city ward of Nashua.  Anyone attempting to vote who appeared to be a minority was challenged she reported.  The City Clerk had to go down to the polling location to alleviate the resulting delays and end the frivolous challenges. 

"There is nothing more fundamental in our democracy than the right to vote," added Cilley.  "And Democrats in New Hampshire will continue to fight any legislation that puts that right in jeopardy."

Tuesday
Jan262010

CAACP - Meet Conservative Candidate for Governor Jack Kimball at The Grand View Inn