Concord, N.H. - Last week, the Koch Brothers-funded Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy launched an out-of-touch attack on a middle class tax deduction that benefits hard-working New Hampshire families. They were echoed by the New Hampshire Republican Party, which has been actively pushing Donald Trump's reckless plan that would cut taxes for corporate special interests and the wealthiest Americans at the expense of hard-working families.
According to IRS data, more th
Concord, N.H. - For months, Senator Jeanne Shaheen and Senator Maggie Hassan have been fighting for bipartisan measure to stabilize health insurance markets and stop the Trump Administration's sabotage efforts. In doing so, they secured critical priorities in the bipartisan Alexander-Murray health care bill that New Hampshire's Insurance Department has said are critical for consumers in the Granite State -- including changes to the 1332 waver process to enable New Hampshire t
Concord, N.H. - Today on NPR's Morning Edition, host Steve Inskeep continued to press Governor Sununu on his support for the failed Graham-Cassidy health care bill that would have kicked 32 million Americans off their insurance. Sununu said Graham-Cassidy was "the closest thing [he's] seen" to a health care solution, highlighting the bill's provisions. Sununu supported the "flexibilities" and the "giant block grant to the states." Sununu has refused to criticize the President
Concord, N.H. - Today, Senate Republicans announced they will not be holding a vote on the dangerous Graham-Cassidy legislation that promised to strip tens of millions of Americans from their coverage, spike premiums, and leave millions without protections for preexisting conditions. The bill effectively died after Republican Senators John McCain, Rand Paul, and Susan Collins opposed the legislation.
NHDP Chair Ray Buckley issued the following statement:
"Thank you to Senat
Concord, N.H. - Last night, the Senate rejected "skinny repeal," by a narrow 51-49 margin, with three Republican Senators joining the Democrats to defeat Trumpcare. The bill was projected to increase premiums by over $1,000 annually for Granite Staters and even more for seniors. The bill was also expected to kick 54,000 people off coverage in New Hampshire alone. Under "skinny repeal," New Hampshire hospitals would have faced $49 million in uncompensated costs. A CBO score re