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Legislative Update April 8th

Week of April 8th – April 12th A Note on Transgender Bills: Much of Cornerstone’s time has been spent fighting the transgender agenda this session. Pandora’s box was opened last year when HB 1319 (“bathroom bill’) and HB 587 (counseling ban) were signed into law and the Governor created the Governor’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion. Those pushing the transgender agenda are pushing …

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Introducing Concord 101

“Seems like I hear about crazy new laws every day… and I don’t even understand what they all mean!” “What can I do about all the insanity in Concord?” “Can I really affect any outcomes in our state government?” Introducing Cornerstone’s newest initiative: Concord 101! Coming to a New Hampshire town NEAR YOU!! Cornerstone’s 2-hour interactive how to testify seminar designed for “activist mommies,” retired persons, students, and interested citizens of …

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Title X Grantees Announced

HHS has announced grant awards for Title X family planning funds for the grant period of April 1st  2019- March 31st  2020 and Planned Parenthood of Northern New England will be the recipient of $600,000 of taxpayer money. As you may recall, President Trump’s new rule was rumored to prohibit federal taxpayer dollars to go to organizations that promote and administer abortion as a …

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Legislative Update April 1

Week of April 1st – April 5th House Session Thursday, April 4th 10:00am BILL: HB 481, Legalizing and Regulating Recreational Marijuana STATUS:  The full House will vote on the bill Thursday, April 4. This is the second vote on the bill, and this is another chance to kill it. House Ways and Means Committee is recommending “ought to pass,” but the committee minority has filed its own …

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Legislative Update March 25

Week of March 25th – March 29th Executive Session: Committee Vote Wednesday, March 27 10:00am BILL: HB 481, Legalizing and Regulating Recreational Marijuana STATUS: House Ways and Means Committee will vote Wednesday, March 27 on HB 481 (NOTE: Because this bill has a huge financial cost connected to it, and will impact our state budget, it must be approved by the House Ways and Means Committee). …

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Legislative Update: Educational Tax Credit, Gender on Driver’s License

For the week of March 18th – March 23rd Three Day House Session, Tues/Wed/Thurs March 19-21 BILL: HB 632-FN Education Tax Credit Repeal CORNERSTONE POSITION: OPPOSED. The bill would gut this important program that has made school choice a practical option for many New Hampshire families. Legislators need to hear from parents and students alike! WHAT YOU CAN DO:  Contact your representatives urging them to vote “inexpedient to …

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Legislative Update: House Session; End-of-Life Study and Birth Records.

Week of March 11th – March 16th House to Vote March 14 on End-of-Life Study and Amending Gender on Birth Records BILL: HB 291 Establishing a Committee to Study Certain Findings and other Initiatives Regarding End-of-Life Care.  CORNERSTONE POSITION: Cornerstone supports the committee minority position of OUGHT TO PASS WITH AMENDMENT, which would ensure that a study of palliative and hospice care would not provide cover for physician-assisted suicide. The …

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Legislative Update: Marijuana Vote, House Session & More

BILL: HB 632-FN Education Tax Credit Repeal WHEN: Hearing Tuesday, March 5, 1:00 pm; Legislative Office Building, Room 202 (this is a continued hearing due to the overwhelming public presence at the first hearing). CORNERSTONE POSITION: OPPOSED. The bill would gut this important program that has made school choice a practical option for many New Hampshire families. Legislators need to hear from parents and students alike! WHAT YOU CAN …

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Legislative Update: Full House Session This Week

Full House Session February 27-28: Act Now On Two Important Bills! Find your representatives and their contact information here! BILL: HB 289, Repeal of Law About Recitation of the Lord’s Prayer in Public Schools WHEN: The vote could occur on either day of the House session, Wednesday, February 27 or Thursday, February 28. CORNERSTONE POSITION: OPPOSED to the bill, and therefore in favor of the “inexpedient to legislate” recommendation from the committee. …

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