New Hampshire HB 564 - Reduce Presence of Firearms
Gov. Chris Sununu likes to label Democrats in the Legislature “extreme.” His vetoes in recent weeks suggest he’s the one out of touch with New Hampshire residents. Here are 10 of Sununu’s 50-plus vetoes:
The future of New Hampshire children has been threatened by the record number of bills vetoed by Gov. Sununu. This is despite the overwhelming support of these bills in the Legislature.
CONCORD - Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed three gun violence prevention bills, minimum wage legislation, a redistricting commission and others on Friday that were all close to the hearts of Democratic lawmakers.
CONCORD — Gun control advocates kept fighting Monday with heightened emotion in vocal protest at Gov. Chris Sununu’s veto of three bills aimed at tightening New Hampshire’s gun laws.
I can remember every active shooter training I’ve participated in to prepare me and my classmates for the possibility that we, like so many other students, will have to know what to do if someone with a gun comes into our school.
CONCORD — The House and Senate finished their legislation session Thursday acting on 31 bills – including one suspending the work requirement for the Medicaid expansion program and another raising the minimum wage to $12 an hour over the next two years.
CONCORD — The State Senate approved along strict, party-line votes three gun control measures Thursday closing a background check loophole, imposing a three-day waiting period to buy a gun and permitting local school boards to ban guns on their property.
CONCORD — The House and Senate are both in session on Thursday, voting on some of the most important legislation of the year.
In the past year I have sat through hours of testimony in support of common-sense gun violence prevention bills in the New Hampshire House and Senate. This is not a new experience for me as I have testified on similar bills in the past, although supporters of the NRA and their Republican allies overshadowed the appetite for change in those years.
New Hampshire lawmakers are considering significantly changing the state's gun laws, with three bills being debated in the Senate.