January 2017

Community leaders discussed upcoming news and events:

Senator Bette Lasky:

How senate Democrats are going to go to battle, hold GOP accountable.

Discussed upcoming bills such as Concealed Carry and Right to Work and reviewed the issue/how to be heard.

Since this meeting, both bills have passed the NH Senate and Governor Sununu has indicated that he will sign them.  The “Concealed Carry” bill has already passed the NH Legislature twice, but was vetoed by then-Governor Hassan.

Representative Jan Schmidt:

Discussed the Right to Vote Bill/how to be heard and details of bill.

Hillsborough County Commissioner Paul Bergeron:

Discussed Local Infrastructure/Public Works projects

Nashua Mayor James Donchess:

Discussed mobilizing young progressives toward running for local office. Discussed filling School Board and Alderman seats, and how to run.

Concluded with general comments from audience and leaders regarding upcoming meetings and events/protests and celebrations.