Hey, New Hampshire - Here's a Summary of How The Democrat Majority Legislature Voted this Session - Granite Grok

Hey, New Hampshire – Here’s a Summary of How The Democrat Majority Legislature Voted this Session

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Note – look at each vote total and ask yourself “Who Chooses”? Does this diminish MY right to choose for myself or does it enhance the State’s Power in making those decisions for me (i.e., reducing my Liberty and Freedom and others deciding “it’s good/best for you that WE decide”)?  -Skip

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This is a summary of how Democrats voted in 2019. There were so few votes in 2020 that a newer summary has not yet been produced. In the coming days, individual voting records for each of the incumbent Democrat candidates. On all of these votes, more than 90% – in many cases 100% – of Republicans voted the other way.

THE RIDICULOUS:

  • 65% FOR eliminating wood stoves built prior to 1986. (HB290)
  • 97% FOR banning plastic straws. (HB558)
  • 96% FOR banning plastic or paper bags. (HB560)
  • 100% FOR banning flame retardants for alleged health reasons but permitting use of those same “unhealthy” products in schools and hospitals. (SB193)

TAXES & FEES

  • 100% FOR creating an income tax with rates set by an unelected bureaucrat. (HB712)
  • 97% FOR creating a new tax on capital gains. (HB686)
  • 99% FOR creating an income tax with rates set by an unelected bureaucrat. (SB1)
  • 99% FOR creating an income tax, and new taxes on capital gains, vaping, and sports betting; increasing business taxes. (HB2)
  • 99% FOR increasing state spending by a massive $1.5 Billion, or 13%. High taxes are the result of high spending. (HB1)
  • 94% FOR creating a tax on vaping, making it harder to quit smoking. (HB680)
  • 99% FOR raising business taxes. (HB623)
  • 99% FOR permitting state bureaucrats to raise hidden taxes on electricity without legislative oversight and approval. (HB166)
  • 96% FOR creating an additional tax on room rentals. (HB641)
  • 97% FOR increasing by 40% a surcharge on registry of deed users to support a program unrelated to the registry service. (SB74)
  • 99% FOR permitting state bureaucrats to raise hidden taxes on electricity without legislative oversight and approval. (SB205)
  • 97% FOR planning huge capital expenses and enormous operating subsidies for a commuter rail system for very, very few commuters. (SB241)
  • 98% FOR doubling and tripling various fees. (HB682)
  • 93% FOR unfunded mandate raising towns’ and schools’ retirement costs. (HB616)
  • 99% FOR requiring utilities to buy more Renewable Energy Certificates thus raising the cost of electricity for all New Hampshire consumers. (SB72)
  • 99% FOR increasing electricity costs by at least $30 million per year. (SB168)
  • 100% AGAINST reducing the statewide property tax. (HB497-0113h)
  • 99% AGAINST reducing the interest & dividends tax. (HB185)
  • 99% AGAINST prohibiting an income tax. (CACR12)
  • 99% AGAINST reducing electric rates by distributing all proceeds from RGGI sales to ratepayers. (HB477)
  • 99% AGAINST reducing electric rates by allowing more use of methane as a fuel. (HB157)
  • 99% AGAINST replacing a mandatory family leave plan funded by an income tax with a voluntary plan. (HB2-1435h)
  • GUN CONTROL
  • 95% FOR protecting criminals by disarming law-abiding citizens on school property. (HB564)
  • 96% FOR requiring law-abiding citizens, but not criminals, to undergo a background check for any transfer of firearms. (HB109)
  • 94% FOR requiring law-abiding citizens, but not criminals, to endure a waiting period between the purchase and delivery of a firearm. (HB514)
  • 96% FOR creating a guilty until proven innocent standard. (HB696)
  • 94% AGAINST clarifying that self-defense includes defending one’s family. (HB208)

VOTE FRAUD

  • 99% FOR making it easier for out-of-staters to vote in NH. (HB105)
  • 100% FOR making it easier for out-of-staters to vote in NH. (HB106)
  • 94% FOR making voter fraud easier by allowing anyone to vote absentee. (HB611)
  • 97% FOR making it easier for illegal aliens to get a driver’s license. (HB397)
  • 99% FOR making it easier for non-residents to vote in NH. (SB67)
  • 99% AGAINST ensuring that drivers’ licenses cannot be used by non-citizens to vote. (HB471)

OTHER

  • 100% FOR studying whether to put NH taxpayers on the hook for student loans. (SB139)
  • 99% FOR increasing the cost of municipal and school building projects 30-50% by allowing Washington to mandate labor costs. (SB271)
  • 99% FOR letting boys in girls’ sports, and in girls’ locker rooms. (SB263)
  • 99% FOR killing entry-level jobs for unskilled workers. (HB186)
  • 99% FOR removing work requirement for able-bodied childless adults to receive Medicaid. (SB290)
  • 97% FOR incentivizing people to stay on disability rather than work. (SB99)
  • 99% FOR raiding the unemployment trust fund to create a 37th job training program. (SB2)
  • 98% FOR restricting a teenager’s right to choose how many hours to work per week. (SB20)
  • 99% FOR minimizing students’ opportunity to learn outside the classroom. (SB140)
  • 97% FOR subjecting students to invasive surveys without the knowledge of parents. (SB196)
  • 100% FOR killing entry-level jobs for unskilled workers. (SB10)
  • 98% FOR micromanaging businesses’ hiring practices. (HB211)
  • 99% FOR micromanaging businesses’ hiring practices. (HB253)
  • 100% FOR micromanaging businesses’ hiring practices. (HB272)
  • 100% FOR enshrining unaffordable, inadequate, and inferior features of Obamacare in New Hampshire law. (HB233)
  • 96% FOR equating marriage with domestic violence by funding a domestic violence program with the marriage license fee. (HB295)
  • 100% FOR throwing money at substance abuse without the necessary oversight to determine the effectiveness of money spent. (SB5)
  • 100% FOR enshrining unaffordable, inadequate, and inferior features of Obamacare in New Hampshire law. (SB4)
  • 98% FOR restricting use of a criminal background check by a potential employer. (SB100)
  • 100% AGAINST repealing a never-used and unconstitutional infringement on free speech. (HB124)
  • 99% AGAINST prohibiting “sanctuary” cities. (HB232)
  • 99% AGAINST merely collecting statistics about abortions. (HB158)
  • 99% AGAINST merely collecting data about abortions along with other health care data. (SB111-1789h)