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For Immediate Release: House Republicans Oppose Democrat Budget, Will Support Veto

Press Release | CONCORD – House Republican Leader Dick Hinch (R-Merrimack) issued a statement at the conclusion of Wednesday’s budget bill committee of conference meeting. “You may hear Democrats championing this budget as some sort of breakthrough, but let me tell you, it is rife with policy and gimmicks that put New Hampshire on a …

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House Republican Leader: Hello, Income Tax. Goodbye, New Hampshire Advantage

Press Release | CONCORD – House Republican Leader Dick Hinch (R-Merrimack) reacted to a proposed non-germane amendment sponsored by Democrats in the Senate and House that would establish a 6.2% payroll tax on some earners in New Hampshire. Amendment 2019-2031s, which is being heard today at 1:00pm, proposes to impose a 6.2% state payroll tax …

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It Will Take More Than Money to Fix What Ails The NH GOP

So congratulations to Steve Stepanek on his election as Chairman of the New Hampshire GOP: I don’t disagree that the New Hampshire Republican Party has a money problem. More specifically, that it cannot raise any. But money is not going to be enough to right this sinking ship. This: By patient safety zones, Planned Parenthood …

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Minority Leader Dick Hinch – “I don’t believe it is unreasonable for us to require that those who participate in our elections be residents of our state,”

CONCORD, NH- House Republican Leader Dick Hinch (R-Merrimack) released the following statement in response to public hearings held Thursday on HB105, relative to domicile residency, voter registration, and investigation of voter verification letters and HB106, relative to the terms “resident,” “inhabitant,” “residence,” and “residency.” “HB106 seeks to repeal common sense legislation that the State just …

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The Vote That Really Mattered Last Week (Hint It Wasn’t The Gun Ban)

O.K. Misleading title. “Mattered” in the sense that the vote is predictive of how effective an opposition the minority GOP in the New Hampshire House can be. As a threshold matter, I know the House Rules are not subject to a veto, which I note to avoid the comment “he doesn’t even know House Rules …

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NH House Republicans Announce More Leadership Positions

NH House Republican Caucus CONCORD – House Republican Leader Dick Hinch (R-Merrimack) released a list of appointments to his leadership team today. Hinch was officially appointed Republican (Minority) Leader by newly elected Speaker Shurtleff on Wednesday, December 5th, and had previously been elected by the House Republican Caucus as their choice for Speaker on November …

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