Autumnal Thoughts From the NH State House

Beginning in September, we resume our activities in determining the public policy of the state of New Hampshire.  We begin holding public meetings on retained bills, those bills that we felt had merit, but we could not resolve in the regular session.

View from the Inside: NH Reconsiderations and the Bathroom Bill

Rep. Dan Itse: Some members started to leave after winning the motion to remove HB478 ‘Bathroom Bill’ from the Table. A number of us positioned ourselves at the exits, admonishing them not to leave, lest the motion to remove HB478 from the Table be brought up again.

How Your Lawmakers Work This Week In Concord

VIEW FROM THE INSIDE: The Bill signing (Constitutional Carry) was one of the best attended I have ever seen. There were about 40 members of the general public and other legislators in addition to the sponsors.

Short Session Day Is a Short Dan Itse Column

View from the Inside: There were distinct moments in Gov. Chris Sununu’s budget such as funding full-day kindergarten when the standing ovation and applause were from Democrats.