Chris Sununu

From Cornerstone Action: The Gender Bills Are On You, Governor Sununu

by Op-Ed May 23, 2018
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By Cornerstone: Chris Sununu is no victim. He is a man of purpose and intention. It took such a person to wrest control of the State House from the Democrats who had held the corner office for so long. And now, as he is poised to sign destructive legislation on gender, he and his surrogates […]

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Republican Legisalture Gives NH Gov. Another Opportunity to Redistribute Wealth

by Steve MacDonald May 20, 2018

The NH House and Senate have delivered three ‘energy bills’ to Governor Sununu that favor so-called green generation that drives up electric rates. One (SB446) expands net metering which means more pricey power from a wider range of sources. The second (SB365) prop up wood-burning plants. The third (SB577) subsidizes the Berlin Bio-Mass plant. All […]

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Maybe Chris Sununu Can Get Re-Elected if He Signs HB1319, But What About Everyone Else?

by Steve MacDonald May 19, 2018

I don’t get out a lot these days, but Thursday night (at the invitation of another) I ventured over to the Atkinson Country Club for the Rockingham County Republican Committee Washington – Lincoln – Reagan (Founders) dinner. It was good to see and be seen. The food was delicious and the keynote speaker, Carly Fiorina, […]

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Cornerstone: Keep the Messages Going to Gov. Sununu VETO HB 1319 and HB 587

by Op-Ed May 16, 2018

Status report: the gender identity bill (HB 1319) and therapy ban bill (HB 587) will be on the Governor’s desk soon, but first they have to go through a process called “enrollment.” This is a bureaucratic process that could take anywhere from a few days to a couple of weeks. You have more time to reach […]

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Lack of Character in the Corner Office

by Op-Ed May 13, 2018

By Ken Eyring George Washington was a reluctant, selfless first President.  He put his personal life on hold to serve as our nation’s first leader.  He could have served as America’s President for life but didn’t.  Having fought for the Rights and virtues that were written in the Declaration of Independence, and subsequently, in our […]

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Too Bad Frank Edelblut Won’t Run For Governor This Year

by Steve MacDonald May 11, 2018

In 2016 Mr. Sununu barely survived a primary win against Frank Edelblut. Gov. Sununu offered a job as the state commissioner of Education to Frank, and he may be the best one we’ve had in decades. So we can give Chris credit for listening when someone tells him what might be a smart move for him politically. That’s important […]

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NH Dems Blame Koch Brothers for Sununu Refusing To Advance Undercover Tax Scheme

by Steve MacDonald April 22, 2018

I think it’s kind of cute that the NH Democrats continue to pretend this had anything to do with offering Family Medical Leave Insurance (FMLI) to New Hampshire Families. Or that Governor Sununu would accept “FMLI” in any form the legislature coughed up. Here governor, sign this thing that happens to have family medical leave insurance in the […]

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Sununu: Can’t Support HB628 (Family Medical Leave Bill) “As Written” – But I Want More

by Steve MacDonald April 17, 2018

Governor Chris Sununu has informed the State Senate Finance Committee looking at HB628 that as written he won’t support it. “I cannot support HB 628 until a comprehensive actuarial analysis is conducted,” … That’s not a rejection of the idea of a state mandate but niggling over details. A point he affirms later in the […]

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Tell Governor Sununu No!

by Steve MacDonald April 3, 2018
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A Letter from the Governor, Then an Important History Lesson about the Second Amendment

by Steve MacDonald March 10, 2018

Susan Olsen, the MC of the 4th annual WDL 2A Rally, reads a letter from an important 2A supporter in New Hampshire, then shares a history lesson that, to me at least, was the best part of the entire rally. Also Available on Google Play

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A Short History of Entitlement Abuse and Healthcare Deception in New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald February 21, 2018

If you’d like to browse through a detailed overview of New Hampshire’s history of entitlement abuse, then I’ve got the article for you. It starts like this. Today, the New Hampshire Senate began a public debate about reauthorizing Obamacare Medicaid expansion. Since 1991, New Hampshire has been funding a large portion of its general fund […]

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Is Gov. Sununu Going To Break His No Tax Pledge and Destroy the New Hampshire Advantage?

by Steve MacDonald February 15, 2018

The Family Medical Leave Insurance bill (HB628) making it’s way through the New Hampshire House has a great many things wrong with it, not the least of which is that it not only taxes individual income, a division of state government we’ll never be able to opt out of has to be created to collect the […]

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Serving The People to the End: RIP Sen. Sam Cataldo

by Mike February 4, 2018

Many citizens of NH were saddened to hear of the sudden and tragic death, Saturday, of former State Senator Sam Cataldo in an auto accident, on his way to a School Board meeting in his home town of Farmington, NH. One of the finest men I’ve had the privilege to meet, Sam was serving the […]

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Gov. Sununu Says “Happy School Choice Week” – No Choice Marxists Hate On Him

by Steve MacDonald January 24, 2018

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu posted pictures on Facebook in celebration of school choice week. And while most of the comments I saw were favorable, the government-school-only crowd came out to give him grief.

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Quick Thought: Good decision, Chris

by Skip January 3, 2018

Yep, still unwinding the stack and will be for quite some time.  Couldn’t let this one go by without a quick thought and glad to see that Chris Sununu put a stake into this gawd-awful idea that Republican (you know, the Party of LESSER and cheaper government??) Executive Councilor Russell Prescott wanted to raise the […]

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Hey, Gov. Chris Sununu – how’bout just buying each one a boat? $32M to be spent for 500 bicyclists & pedestrians

by Skip December 11, 2017

This is absolutely NUTS – is this REALLY a good use of taxpayer monies even as NH Executive Councilor Russell Prescott (R) led the march to raise highway toll charges by up to 50%???  What say you, Gov. Chris Sununu? You control the toll vote and last time I looked, you control the NH Department […]

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Alicia Neely Gets Her Job Back

by Ellen Kolb November 21, 2017

Update to Kimberly Morin’s October 31 post on the Grok: Alicia Neely has been reinstated to her job at the Sununu Youth Center. The formal announcement from Governor Sununu does not indicate if she’ll get back pay. See Morin’s October 25 post at New Hampshire Political Buzz for a summary of the case – the […]

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How Bad Are The New Hampshire Democrat Party Prognosticators?

by Steve MacDonald August 19, 2017

Back before we knew the outcome of the 2016 elections the Democrats were saying Chris Sununu was out-of-touch with mainstream voters. Speaking at the Legislative Office Building, Buckley, Senator David Pierce (D-Lebanon) and Representative Katherine Rogers (D-Concord) denounced the Trump/Sununu’s extreme ideology, saying it was way out-of-touch with mainstream voters and that it would surely lead […]

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Gov. Sununu Calls Climate Alliance “quasi-meaningless” “political statement.”

by Steve MacDonald July 28, 2017

Thank you, Governor Sununu! (PolitiFact) When [ NH Gov. Chris Sununu] was asked whether he’d sign onto the United States Climate Alliance – a state-level agreement to uphold the objectives of the Paris climate accord developed after the U.S. withdrew from the latter – he bristled. In an interview with New Hampshire Public Radio, Sununu […]

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But Chris, if it’s THAT important…

by Skip June 15, 2017

Emphasis mine, reformatted: Sununu presses Trump officials for continued funding of NH programs In a series of meetings with top Trump administration officials on Monday, Gov. Chris Sununu pressed for continued funding of environmental and education programs that are targeted for cuts in the President’s budget, but considered essential for New Hampshire. “ Essential, eh? absolutely […]

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Jeff Woodburn and the Three Bears

by Steve MacDonald June 6, 2017

Jeff Woodburn is still bitching about the three bear cubs relocated from Hanover to the North Country. “I don’t appreciate the North Country being a dumping ground. We’re not collecting rabid skunks in the North Country and dumping them in Newfields,” said Democratic Sen. Jeff Woodburn, referencing Sununu’s hometown. Jeffy doesn’t seem to have any […]

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Would Democrat Jeff Woodburn Consider Abortion Rights for Bears?

by Steve MacDonald May 28, 2017

Democrat Jeff Woodburn is upset about Governor Sununu’s plea to save the family of bears in Hopkinton. Conservation officers had planned to shoot them, but now they’ll trap them and relocate them. Woodburn is miffed. I can imagine what’s going through his tiny liberal head right now. If bears had abortion rights that mother bear would never […]

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Sununu and Unions at a Standstill

by Steve MacDonald April 30, 2017

Good. (UL) Gov. Chris Sununu has taken a hard line against any pay raises in new collective bargaining for five unions that represent more than 13,000 state workers. And when one union left the table in disgust and declared an impasse in early March, Sununu’s negotiators ended salary talks with the other four, a sharp […]

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Rockingham Cheers Sununu’s First 100 Days

by Mike April 22, 2017

At Rockingham County’s Freedom Founders Dinner last night, MC Jeff Chidester declared that he thought it foolish to measure an executive by the first 100 days, but that he was very impressed with the work that Governor Chris Sununu has done thus far. Video includes introductory comments as well as invocation and pledge of allegiance. […]

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Governor Sununu Signs Parental Rights Measure

by Steve MacDonald April 17, 2017

Gov. Sununu signed HB103 today, a bill that allows parents to review and opt-out of sex-ed curriculum. More specifically, it is AN ACT relative to school district policies regarding objectionable course material. IX-c. Require school districts to adopt a policy allowing an exception to specific course material based on a parent’s or legal guardian’s determination that […]

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NH Constitutional Carry to be Signed Into Law Today – Takes Effect Immediately

by Steve MacDonald February 22, 2017

Governor Chris Sununu will make constitutional carry the law of the land in New Hampshire at a signing ceremony scheduled for 10:30 this morning. SB12 makes obtaining a pistol or revolver license optional for New Hampshire Residents who are legally permitted under state and federal law to own a pistol or revolver. The law takes […]

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Frank Edelblut Confirmed as Commissioner of the NH Dept. of Education

by Steve MacDonald February 15, 2017

For Immediate Release February 15, 2017 Contact: Governor Sununu Press Office (603) 271-2121 Sununu.Press@nh.gov Governor Chris Sununu Statement on Confirmation of Frank Edelblut as Commissioner of the Department of Education Concord, NH – Following today’s Executive Council vote to confirm Frank Edelblut as Commissioner of the Department of Education, Governor Chris Sununu issued the following […]

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Edelblut Hearing: An embarrassing, bigoted witch hunt led by Democrat Andru Volinsky

by Kimberly Morin February 1, 2017

Yesterday, the New Hampshire Executive Council held a hearing on Governor Sununu’s nomination of Frank Edelblut for the Commissioner of Education. The Executive Council chambers were packed with a full house of Edelblut supporters and detractors. The actual hearing didn’t end until around 8 p.m. last night. The hearing started out with freshman councilor Andru […]

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Frank Edelblut Nominated for NH Commissioner of Education

by Steve MacDonald January 18, 2017

This. IS. Awesome. Governor Chris Sununu Nominates Frank Edelblut as Commissioner of New Hampshire Department of Education Concord, NH – Governor Chris Sununu this morning brought forth to the Executive Council the nomination of Frank Edelblut for commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Education. Governor Sununu said of today’s nomination, “I am thrilled to […]

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Gov. Sununu Puts Hold on Administrative Rule-Making

by Steve MacDonald January 7, 2017

Gov. Sununu has issued a 90-day moratorium on rules making in all New Hampshire state agencies and requested each provide a comprehensive report on whether current or proposed rules are mandated by law. From, Kevin Landrigan, reporting in the Manchester Union Leader, “We all recognize that government regulations are intended to protect and promote the […]

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