The New Hampshire Senate
Republican Majority Office
Focus on responsibly meeting NH’s needs
Concord, NH – Members of the Senate Republican Caucus today outlined their priorities for the 2015 Legislative Session. Senate President Chuck Morse (R-Salem) gave the following statement:
“We look forward to a productive legislative session, working with our Democratic colleagues, the House, and the Governor. Today, we are presenting a positive agenda focusing on six key priorities.”
“The Legislature's first responsibility is to craft a responsible balanced budget that lives within our means. We will meet the needs of NH citizens without new taxes or fees.” -Sen. Jeanie Forrester (R-Meredith), Senate Finance Committee Chair.
“We must concentrate on streamlining or eliminating regulations, addressing our high business tax rates, and becoming more responsive to the needs of entrepreneurs.” -Sen. Russell Prescott (R-Kingston), Senate Commerce Committee Chair.
Protecting Taxpayers and Their Constitutional Rights
“We will protect the Constitutional rights of all New Hampshire citizens, and ensure open and transparent government.” -Sen. Sharon Carson (R-Londonderry), Senate Judiciary Committee Chair.
“NH families and businesses continue to pay among the highest electric rates in the nation. Bringing market-based reforms to our energy sector can bring down energy prices.” -Sen. Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro), Senate Energy Committee Chair.
“Bringing competition and transparency to NH's health care industry will not only bring down health care costs, but improve health care outcomes for NH families and businesses.” -Sen. Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford), Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chair.
“We continue to support excellence in public education by empowering local control of schools and ensuring that parents and students have the greatest opportunities.” -Sen. Nancy Stiles (R-Hampton), Senate Education Committee Vice-Chair.