NH House

House Declines to Refer Rep. Rogers to Legislative Admin Committee

by Ellen Kolb January 9, 2018

The New Hampshire House on Tuesday rejected (on a 99-222 vote) a motion to refer Rep. Katherine Rogers (D-Concord) to the Legislative Administration Committee on the grounds of her recent guilty plea to an assault charge. Rogers admitted to assaulting Susan Olsen during a ballot recount in November 2016. (See Steve MacDonald’s December 22 post.)

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Integrity of the House: Why Katherine Rogers MUST Resign

by Kimberly Morin December 23, 2017

By now, many of you have probably heard the story of New Hampshire House Representative Katherine Rogers (D-Concord) pleading guilty to assaulting a citizen during a ballot recount. If not, here is some of the story below: The 2017 ‘Humane Legislator of the Year’ entered a guilty plea to avoid jail time for assaulting Conservative activist […]

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NH House Committee Rejects Conversion Therapy Ban Legisaltion

by Steve MacDonald October 29, 2017

The Union Leader is reporting that the New Hampshire House Committee on Health, Human Services, and Elderly Affairs has rejected legislation to ban conversion therapy on a party-line vote. Both bills contain exemptions for counseling for people “undergoing gender transition” and for “counseling that provides acceptance, support, and understanding.”  The ban would only apply one-way.

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Who Will Replace Shawn Jasper as Speaker of the New Hampshire House?

by Steve MacDonald October 13, 2017

Yesterday, news broke that New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu was doing us all a huge favor by offering Speaker Shawn Jasper a job as the Agriculture Commissioner. This would mean Jasper is stepping down from his Statehouse seat and relinquishing the Speaker’s chair. I think Jasper will take up the Governor up on his offer. So who […]

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Susan Olsen – On Being Assaulted by Dem. Rep. Katherine Rogers

by Steve MacDonald August 17, 2017

Last night Susan Olsen took some time to talk about the circumstances surrounding her assault and the pending arraignment of the perp, New Hampshire Democrat House Rep. Katherine Rogers. We discuss the State Senate recount and the interaction between the accused and the accosted. Why the report was filed after the House Session, and more. […]

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Whew! Thanks NH ACLU – I thought their dementia had them thinking it was Halloween!

by Skip June 2, 2017

Well, everyone ELSE here at the ‘Grok is opining about these fools; they think they are protesting against a theocracy that doesn’t exist.  What they won’t acknowledge is that they ARE a “theocracy” – that of the faux church of “Its An Alien Body Inside Me!”.  Or put another way – they think that gestating […]

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Could Full Day Kindergarten in New Hampshire Cure Athlete’s Foot?

by Steve MacDonald April 25, 2017

The push to pass full-day kindergarten in New Hampshire might cure athlete’s foot. Toenail fungus? Why not? Advocates have come out suggesting it will help end the opioid crisis and solve the brain-drain problem–by keeping students from leaving the state after they graduate. Could it begin to heal the earth, stop the seas from rising? Is […]

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Nashua Democrat with HRA Score of 2.3% Declares She is a Republican

by Steve MacDonald April 22, 2017

Hillsborough District 30 New Hampshire Democrat Mariellen MacKay has changed her party affiliation. From now on she’d like to be called a Republican. But there’s a problem. The New Hampshire House Republican Alliance (NHHRA) which tracks legislators votes based on their adherence to the Republican Party platform reports that of the 43 votes they have followed in […]

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Dear NH House Reps: Please Block the Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch

by Steve MacDonald March 22, 2017

Rumor has it that every New Hampshire State House Rep. was supposed to have received this message today. From: <withheld> Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:59 PM To: ~All Representatives Subject: Block mnomination Please block the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court Justice. He is unwilling to state his views on many important issues […]

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NH House: The public decline of Democrat Sherry Frost’s sanity

by Kimberly Morin March 15, 2017

Yesterday, The Blaze posted another embarrassing moment in the New Hampshire Legislature thanks to Dover Democrat, Representative Sherry Frost. The woman is now becoming increasingly more insane in her rhetoric. Frost will attempt to claim it is only “hyperbole” but given her outrageous, inappropriate and unprofessional behavior since becoming a representative, that attempt should be […]

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Keeping Men out of the Ladies Room is a Partisan Issue in New Hampshire (Roll Call Included)

by Steve MacDonald March 10, 2017

Yesterday the New Hampshire House had the opportunity to vote on HB478, an unnecessary piece of legislation that purported to create rights for people who already had them. What it actually did was advance the Democrat-Socialist deconstruction of sexuality by making it illegal to dismiss men from any accommodation on public or private property that previously […]

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Freedom Fraud: Trans activists are lying to Granite Staters about ‘Gender Identity’ bill

by Kimberly Morin March 7, 2017

Tomorrow, the New Hampshire House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on House Bill 478 (HB 478), AN ACT prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity, also coined the ‘TransBillNH’ online. Yesterday Political Buzz posted an article about current discrimination laws already providing protections for transgenders to sue based on discrimination at the federal level. There are many […]

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Email Your NH House Reps. Stop HB478

by Steve MacDonald March 2, 2017

We need your help to table and kill HB478 (dubbed the Transgender Bathroom Bill). Write your State Representative Today. HReps@leg.state.nh.us   Related American College of Pediatricians – Gender Ideology Harms Children NH House Committee Approves Bill that Could Give Sexual Predators Access to Women’s Bathrooms and Locker Rooms 12 Year Old Girl Who Doesn’t Want […]

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Points to Consider About New Hampshire’s Conversion Therapy and Gender Identity Bills

by Steve MacDonald February 21, 2017

There are hearings today on HB 587 (gender transition) and HB 478 (discrimination based on gender identity). The former is a bad bill from last year recycled. The latter could result in your daughters, sisters, or wives having to share bathrooms and locker rooms with guys claiming to be girls. Cornerstone Policy Research has some points […]

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‘Constitutional Carry’ passes in NH: Grassroots activists win the day

by Kimberly Morin February 9, 2017

Today, despite the snowstorm, the New Hampshire House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 12, aka “Constitutional Carry.” The vote was 200-97 with several Democrats voting for the bill and only two Republicans voting against it. The bill will now go to Governor Sununu’s desk where he has already said he will sign it into law. […]

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After three years of very hard work,…Constitutional Carry at risk from Mayor Bloomberg’s henchmen lobbyists

by Susan Olsen January 25, 2017

After three years of very hard work, constitutional carry in New Hampshire in the form of SB 12 – which survived the NH Senate intact – will face a life or death hearing before the House Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety. Arrayed against us is a very big-time, NY-funded NH lobbying firm called […]

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ALL HANDS ON DECK!

by Susan Olsen January 25, 2017

A proposed rule change to be voted on tomorrow in the NH House will force law abiding legislators who hold legal NH concealed carry pistol licenses to undergo forced training. PLEASE CALL YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVE (House roster link) and urge them to VOTE NO!

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Democrats – the Party of the old

by Skip January 19, 2017

Ideas, that is.  The UL has a snippet or so of the different caucuses (cauci?) that exist in the NH House – like minded legislators flocking together around a single or set of ideas.  There are a few but this not only grabbed my attention but puts the difference between those of us who put […]

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I’m sure Stephen Shurtleff is shocked, shocked.

by Susan Olsen January 11, 2017

No doubt NH Democrat Minority Leader Stephen Shurtleff is shocked…

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NH Bill Would Allow Smoking in Privately Owned Public Places

by Steve MacDonald January 10, 2017

The New Hampshire Legislature is considering a bill that would allow smoking in privately owned places where the public congregates at the discretion of the property owner. HB 279 would “…makes changes to the indoor smoking act.  Under this bill, smoking would not be prohibited in public conveyances which are privately owned, restaurants, grocery stores, and cocktail […]

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Speaker Jasper Tries To Hamstring Roll Call Transparency Again

by Steve MacDonald December 14, 2016

Jaspercrats in the NH House are taking another stab at making transparency more difficult. (From my In-Box) Today the House rules committee is meeting to discuss the rules for the  house for next year.  It is my understanding that House leadership (both R&Ds) are pushing to move the number of “seconds” needed for a roll call […]

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Bride of Crankenstein – The Return of Speaker Jasper

by Steve MacDonald December 1, 2016

NH House Republicans voted yesterday to keep Democrat Elected Republican House Speaker Shawn Jasper. He won by just a few votes, then is reported have begun ripping into the 49% of his caucus that wanted someone else. Perhaps Chris Sununu can have a word with him about not mistreating the only people in the room who […]

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Former State Rep has WARNING for the House about Shawn Jasper as Speaker

by Kimberly Morin November 21, 2016

Dan Tamburello, former New Hampshire State Representative, has some words of wisdom and warning to the incoming house Republicans about electing Shawn Jasper as their speaker. Honorable Members of the General Court, I am writing to you today to illuminate to you the critical importance of your vote for the Speaker of the New Hampshire […]

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Dear Mr. Speaker,

by Steve MacDonald October 6, 2016

Forty-Three Republican members of the New Hampshire House sent a letter to Speaker Jasper asking that he pledge his support for whoever the Republican caucus chooses to be their speaker on Organization Day. He has not, as of this writing, done so. The complete letter follows, listing all the signatories.

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Democrat Elected Speaker Endorses Susan Emerson

by Steve MacDonald September 6, 2016
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Democrat Elected Speaker of the NH House, Shawn Jasper, has openly endorsed Democrat water-carrier and self-declared Republican Susan Emerson, of Rindge. Rep. Emerson, a veteran of seven terms in the N.H. House of Representatives, has not only served on the House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs committee, but has readily stepped up to serve […]

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Is Eric Estevez Violating the Law with False Endorsements?

by Kimberly Morin July 26, 2016

Recently Eric Estevez, New Hampshire State Rep from Pelham running for U.S. Congress in District 02, claimed several people endorsed him during the Republican National Convention via his Twitter feed.

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Meet the NH House Democrats who HATE you

by Kimberly Morin June 23, 2016
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The ‘D’ in Dick is for Democrat

by Steve MacDonald May 23, 2016
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Thanks again to Spec Bowers for investing the energy to make this sort of information available to voters and activists. This time around he has exposed Dick Hinch, who has been a ‘Republican’ House Rep from Merrimack for as long as I can remember. He’s currently Jaspers stooge majority leader–that’s supposed to be “Republican majority […]

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Everytown hires Republican-owned NH lobbying firm to push gun control

by Kimberly Morin April 20, 2016

Yesterday a hearing was held by the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee. One of the bills to be heard was Senate Bill 336 (SB 336). This bill ends almost 100 years of state-sanctioned discrimination in the Granite State by ending the “suitability” wording. The amended bill states that anyone who is legally able to […]

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Bad New Hampshire Republicans. Bad.

by Steve MacDonald March 14, 2016
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Special thanks to Spec Bowers for doing all the leg work here. After seeing the list, this is my question for the establishment GOP and NHGOP. How many times does a Republican have to vote with the Democrats instead of the Republicans, before they can no longer be considered a Republican, or a ‘good Republican’ or […]

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