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New Year brings new anti-trans laws to Concord

Soon after the New Year came around in 2024, Republican lawmakers in the New Hampshire state government submitted a series of bills aimed at fundamentally ending all legal recognition of any kind for transgender individuals. Bills submitted this year echo those submitted last year, which were part of a nationwide effort to deny transgender people access to medical care, use of public restrooms, and disallowing playing on sports teams that conform with their gender identity, among others. READ MORE

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Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 Endorses Joyce Craig for Governor of New Hampshire

Today, Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 endorsed Joyce Craig for Governor of New Hampshire, adding to Joyce’s robust list of union support. Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 represents over 2,700 workers throughout New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, and Rhode Island. In their endorsement, the Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 commended Joyce’s record of standing up for working families.  READ MORE


House Speaker and Education Committee chair announce bipartisan ed funding subcommittee

Speaker Sherman Packard (R-Londonderry) and Education Committee Chair Rick Ladd (R-Haverhill) announce the formation of a working group on education funding legislation and ongoing analysis of the state’s education funding formula. The working group will consist of a subcommittee of the House Education committee, with members from House Finance and Ways & Means. READ MORE