Concord, N.H. - Despite Governor Sununu's opposition, the State House of Representatives accepted an amendment today to New Hampshire's 10-year transportation improvement program, that reinstalled a commuter rail study in the program.
In the past few months, Governor Sununu has changed positions on this issue time and again , first calling it a "boondoggle," then reversing his position in New Hampshire's bid for Amazon's new headquarters. After his proposal was rejected, Sun
Concord, N.H. - With Governor Sununu's approval, the Republican-led House Committee on Public Works and Highways voted today to remove commuter rail from New Hampshire's 10-year transportation improvement program.
In recent months, Governor Sununu has flipped, flopped, and flipped on the issue. He's called it a "boondoggle" before supporting it in the hope that it would inspire Amazon to come to New Hampshire. Following Amazon's rejection of New Hampshire's bid, Sununu walke
Concord, N.H. - Governor Sununu spent his State of the Sate speech painting his policies in broad strokes, but he failed to mention most of his record. Here's what Sununu avoided addressing today:
Governor Sununu conveniently forgot to mention the jobs New Hampshire lost under his watch. In 2017, Sununu's economy was 50th in the nation and New Hampshire lost jobs for the first time since the recession. New Hampshire was the only state in New England to lose jobs
Concord, N.H. - Today, WMUR is reporting that Governor Sununu told Republican legislators to kill the rail proposal he put in the 10-year transportation bill just two weeks ago. Sununu had added rail to the proposal as a way to lure Amazon, but according to lawmakers, "he won't lose sleep over it because he's got other priorities." This weekend, the Union Leader detailed a number of glaring flip-flops by Governor Sununu in the past year.
NHDP Chair Ray Buckley issued the fol
Concord, N.H. - Yesterday, Governor Sununu reversed his position on studying commuter rail in New Hampshire, citing Amazon to explain his sudden change. Not even 24 hours later, Amazon announced the 20 finalists for the location of the company's new headquarters. New Hampshire was not on Amazon's list.
Sununu voted against commuter rail as an Executive Councilor in 2013, when it would have cost $3.6 million instead of the $4 million he proposed spending on it this week.