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NH Sen. Bradley praises Hike Safe program success 

Concord, NH – New Hampshire Fish and Game says they have sold more than 2,500 Hike Safe cards, generating more than $66,000 in revenue since the program began in January.

Senator Jeb Bradley, who was the lead Senate sponsor on the legislation establishing the Hike Safe card, released the following statement in light of the program’s success.

 “In a state where the mountains are an incredible resource for family recreation, tourism, and outdoor enthusiasts from across the globe and as an avid hiker myself who was among the first to purchase a hike safe card, I am encouraged to see the Hike Safe card program’s success in New Hampshire since it launched in January of this year.

“Purchasing this voluntary card aims to protect hikers from being liable for the cost of search and rescue efforts in case of emergency and provides the means for the state to perform other costly rescues when needed,” said Senator Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro).

“I look forward to the Hike Safe program’s continued success in the state of New Hampshire.”



NH Sen Bradley praises support of workers’ comp reform 

CONCORD, NH – A critical bill aimed at reducing the cost of workers’ compensation was signed into law this week.


Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro), prime sponsor of the bill, released the following statement on SB 133 becoming law.


“New Hampshire businesses are burdened by high energy costs, high business taxes and high workers’ compensation costs which have continued to stifle job and economic growth in our state.  This legislation, SB 133, is the first workers compensation reform measure that has passed in years, and takes a significant step towards reforming and reducing the high cost of workers’ comp borne by our state’s small business owners,” said Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro).


“We need to keep working to address the high cost of doing business in New Hampshire by reducing business taxes, health care costs, and energy costs as part of a multi-faceted approach to restoring business competitiveness.”


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NH Senators Bradley, Feltes praise passage of bill to protect energy ratepayers 

Concord, NH – Today, Governor Maggie Hassan signed SB 221 into law. This bill would allow Eversource (formerly PSNH) to sell off its power generating assets while limiting the costs passed on to New Hampshire’s ratepayers.

Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro) and Senator Dan Feltes (D-Concord) released statements following the signing of SB 221 into law.

“This legislation works to protect New Hampshire PSNH’s electric customers by ensuring they will see lower rates and those PSNH shareholders will bear some of the burden of stranded costs incurred by the Merrimack Station Scrubber. I am glad to see this important measure become law and thank Meredith Hatfield of the Governor’s Energy Office and the other members of the State Team that negotiated the Settlement with PSNH and also worked to see this legislation pass,” Said Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro).

 “This legislation helps us complete the transition to a competitive energy marketplace in New Hampshire, while balancing the interests of all ratepayer classes, municipalities, and workers,” said Senator Dan Feltes (D-Concord). “Signing SB 221 into law is a significant step to reduce energy costs, provide certainty in the energy market, and help move the Granite State economy forward for everyone.  We really appreciate all the time, work and effort that Meredith Hatfield and other members of the State Team put in to make this happen."


NH Sen Bradley disappointed in Governor’s veto of SB 116 Concealed Carry

Concord, NH – Today, Governor Maggie Hassan vetoed SB 116, a bill that would have eliminated the license requirement to conceal firearms. 

Senate Majority Leader and the bill’s prime sponsor, Senator Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro) released a statement following the Governor’s veto.

“I am disappointed in Governor Hassan’s veto of  SB 116, which was a common sense measure supported by the House and the Senate that would have ensured law-abiding citizens’ rights to protect their lives, liberties, and loved ones by removing the state’s conceal carry licensing requirement,” said Senator Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro).

“For over 200 years Vermont has allowed its citizens who are legally able to own a firearm to also carry a concealed weapon without having to seek a permit first. Vermont has the distinction of being the nation’s safest state according to the FBI.”


The Governor’s veto of this measure makes no sense from a public safety perspective and undermines constitutional protections law abiding NH citizens expect,” Bradley added.


NH Sen's Bradley, Feltes statement on Eversource settlement filing  

New Hampshire Senate
News Release

Concord, NH – A Settlement agreement was filed with the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (PUC) today that would allow Eversource (formerly PSNH) to sell off its power generating assets while lowering energy costs for customers who have remained with Eversource.


Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro) and Senator Dan Feltes (D-Concord) released the following statements after the filing.


“After months of regular discussions between various stakeholders, an agreement has been reached and a settlement was filed with the PUC that would require Eversource to sell off its remaining generating assets,” said Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro).

“New Hampshire ratepayers face some of the highest electric rates in the country and it was important to come to an agreement where customers who have remained Eversource Energy Customers would be protected from paying the full amount of stranded costs. We’ve achieved this balance and also provided rate stability for other Eversource customers throughout this transition,” continued Bradley.


“This bi-partisan, comprehensive settlement is likely to yield about $380 million in customer savings over the next five years, helping the Granite State economy. In moving to competition, the settlement protects and reasonably balances the interests of all Eversource ratepayers, of Eversource workers, and our communities,” said Senator Dan Feltes (D-Concord).


“Filing this settlement is a major step towards securing a positive and fair outcome that prepares New Hampshire for a more competitive energy future. We look forward to continuing our work on this matter, and we thank all of those who have worked hard to get us to this point,” added Feltes.