Executive Council

The Council Can and Should Handle “Policy”

November 15, 2017

“We don’t do policy.” Cornerstone heard from supporters who got that reply from an Executive Councilor who was explaining how he simply couldn’t deny state funds to abortion providers for non-abortion work. All he could do, he asserted, was approve what had been negotiated between the bidders and the state Department of Health and Human Services. […]

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Executive Council Once Again Hands Over Your Money to Abortion Providers

November 9, 2017

Three Executive Councilors just awarded family planning contracts to ten agencies, including three known providers of surgical abortions. More of your money was given to Planned Parenthood, the Equality Center, and the Joan Lovering Center when Republican Russell Prescott joined Democrats Andru Volinsky and Chris Pappas in voting Yes. Councilor Prescott’s vote is particularly distressing, […]

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Abortion Providers in Line for Family Planning Contracts

November 6, 2017

The Executive Council is expected to vote Wednesday, November 8, on a series of family planning contracts. Three of them are with known abortion providers: Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, the Joan Lovering Health Center, and the Equality Center. ACTION ITEM: Call your Executive Councilor (contact information here), and tell him you do not want your […]

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Edelblut Confirmation Welcomed by Cornerstone Action

February 15, 2017

Cornerstone Action thanks the Executive Councilors who voted today to confirm Frank Edelblut of Wilton to be New Hampshire’s next Commissioner of Education. The following statement may be attributed to Shannon McGinley, Cornerstone Board Member: Frank Edelblut is committed to fostering academic excellence for all New Hampshire’s children. He understands that children are ill-served by […]

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Edelblut Nomination: Time to Act

February 9, 2017

Pending some communication between Governor Sununu and all the members of the New Hampshire Board of Education, the Executive Council delayed a vote on Frank Edelblut’s nomination to be Commissioner of Education. The Council meets again on February 15, and three of the five Councilors have indicated support for the nomination. We hope that the […]

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Cornerstone Applauds Nomination of Frank Edelblut to be Commissioner of Education

January 18, 2017

Cornerstone welcomes Governor Chris Sununu’s decision to nominate former state representative Frank Edelblut to be New Hampshire’s next Commissioner of Education. Cornerstone board member Shannon McGinley said,  “As a parent, public servant, and entrepreneur, Mr. Edelblut understands the importance of education for all of New Hampshire’s children. He also understands the need to allow parents […]

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Cornerstone Supports Edelblut for Education Commissioner

January 18, 2017

Cornerstone Action welcomes today’s report that Governor Chris Sununu has nominated Frank Edelblut to be New Hampshire’s next Commissioner of Education. Shannon McGinley, a Cornerstone board members, said, “As a parent, public servant, and entrepreneur, Mr. Edelblut understands the importance of education for all of New Hampshire’s children. He also understands the need to allow […]

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