Steve Shurtleff

Kevin Miller: There is One Word that Truly Describes Steve Shurtleff…Charlatan

by Op-Ed June 15, 2018

By Kevin Miller House Minority Leader Stephen Shurtleff bashed Republican leadership for not passing gun control laws to “make our schools safer.” Such attacks on Republican leaders are slander. Republican leaders *are* passing legislation expressly for making our schools safer, but not how Shurtleff wants it done. When Stephen Shurtleff took office, he swore to […]

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Prominent New Hampshire Democrats Come Out In Support of Assault Weapon

by Steve MacDonald December 23, 2017

Yesterday, Democrat House Rep. Katherine Rogers plead guilty to assault on a New Hampshire citizen. Democrat State Party Chair Ray Buckley, Minority Leader Steve Shurtleff, D-Concord, Kris Schultz, D-Concord, and state Rep. Tim Horrigan, all showed up at the hearing to back Rogers. That’s legally defined as showing support for an assault weapon. And all this […]

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DISQUS Doodlings: Peter “Choo-Choo” Burling – Rules? I don’t care about no stinkin’s rules

by Skip October 20, 2017

Over at the Concord Monitor is a piece on House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff’s extra-rules attempt to put in a new bill to ban “bump stocks” AFTER the cutoff date (Sept. 22) for doing so had passed. By rights, he shouldn’t have bothered – after all, both Republicans and Democrats in the House agreed to that […]

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Deputy Dawg Shurtleff proposes bill to ban ‘bump stock’ devices in NH

by Steve MacDonald October 7, 2017

Steve Deputy Dawg Shurtleff isn’t wasting time grabbing some press or political opportunism from a recent tragedy. CONCORD, N.H. —New Hampshire House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff said Friday it is time for “bump stock” multi-trigger activators to be outlawed in the Granite State. Shurtleff, a Vietnam veteran who is now in his seventh term in the House, said […]

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Kyle Tasker is Your Fault

by Steve MacDonald March 11, 2016
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Kyle Tasker resigned his House seat Wednesday, probably before they voted to boot him out. Tasker was arrested for possession with intent to sell and soliciting sex from a minor over the internet, which we talked about here. And there is more to discuss on those points. But that’s not the story today. Today, according […]

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Tweedle dee……

by Susan Olsen December 2, 2014
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by Susan Olsen November 3, 2014

Having never heard it before, I was prepared to give Susan the Bruce props for coining the term “gundamentalist”. But, with hardly the google of a finger, I found that she, like most Dems, Progressives and their ilk, simply copies and recycles the work of others.  In her fun little blog, she goes on a […]

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The Nanny Bloomberg Rally Posted In The House Journal

by Rick Olson June 18, 2013

“I can be arrogant, I can be insufferable.”   —Kurt Sutter Arrogance.  Is it appropriate to post a “non-governmental event” with a clear left wing bias in a New Hampshire Official State Publication?  A publication paid for by Granite State Taxpayers? Most would say, “no” not appropriate. And most House members would say no as […]

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Guest post by “Paladin”

by Skip March 1, 2013

Reader “Paladin” had earlier asked if we publish a guest post by him – it can be found here: Guest Post by Paladin – a short commentary on HB135 (the NH “Run Away!” bill) sponsored by Stephen Shurtleff.  Now that HB135 has passed out of committee in the NH House, he asked if this could […]

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What’s all this about Representative Pantaloons?

by Susan Olsen January 24, 2013

Women are entitled to their choice of undergarments and even if these are an odd choice for a mature woman, we should not be disrespectful. Some day, we will all get old and…excuse me, you’re saying she’s a elected state representative?  You’re saying she’s the chair of a house committee dealing with deadly serious subjects?  That she […]

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Trust and Safety in New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald December 26, 2012

Here are two pull quotes from the New Hampshire Union Leader that I wanted to share.  One is about trust, the other about safety.  I think you’ll find them…interesting. In an article on 2013 LSR H-0451 regarding a proposed change to the right to know law, New Hampshire House Democrat Majority Leader Steve Shurtleff, D-Penacook, […]

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