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Legislative Update

Blog posts that have to do with timely legislative goings on. It will have what bills are coming up, when the hearings are and Cornerstone’s position, and how you can take action

Legislative Update March 16th

Week of March 16-20, 2020 General Court News Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, out of an abundance of caution the General Court has suspended all legislative activities for at least one week, March 16-20. The State House will be closed to legislative members, legislative staff, and visitors but remain open for governmental operations until further notice Note from Cornerstone: With this news, the Senate …

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Legislative Update March 9

 Week of March 9-13, 2020 Key Updates and Calls to Action The House will take up multiple bills we’re following this week. Your voice is needed! Multiple key bills being taken up by the House with committee recommendations we hope to overturn. See list and details in this update. CACR-14 (Abortion in the NH Constitution) tabled by House! Senate to vote on abortion insurance …

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Legislative Update March 2

Week of March 2-6, 2020 Calls to Action for Week of March 2 House to vote on abortion amendment to NH Constitution (CACR 14) Thursday, March 5 Senate meets Thursday, March 5; abortion-insurance bill still pending (SB 486-FN) House Health, Human Services, and Elderly Affairs committee to vote on parental rights (HB 1404) and vital records (HB 1577-FN) Tuesday, March 3 House Judiciary Committee to vote on …

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Legislative Update February 24th 2020

Week of February 24-28 What’s in this issue: The House and Senate are off, but some key education bills are facing committee votes this week. Continued tracking of important legislation we’re following. Key Legislation We’re Following HB 1251, Participation in school sports for female student athletes (Save Women’s Sports), Committee vote this week!! WHEN: The House Education Committee will vote on HB 1251 at a session beginning at …

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Legislative Update February 17

Week of February 17-21, 2020 Key Takeaways: Full House is meeting this week. Votes expected on putting abortion into NH Constitution (CACR 14) and legalization/regulation of marijuana (HB 1663-FN) among others. Details in this update. Senate committee will hold a hearing on a bill to require abortion coverage in any insurance policy with maternity benefits. (SB 486-FN). House Health and Human Services executive session on minors …

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State Senate to Vote on Born-Alive Bill Thursday, February 13; Calls Needed

Foes of legislation to protect born-alive infants are trying to rush a vote through the New Hampshire Senate on SB 741-FN. The Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted Tuesday, February 11 to recommend Inexpedient to Legislate on the bill, which seeks to protect all born-alive infants, including those who survive attempted abortion. In an unusual move, the full Senate intends to vote on …

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Legislative Update February 10th

Week of February 10-17, 2020  Key Legislation: HB 1659-FN, Physician-assisted suicide CACR 14, abortion in state constitution, report on committee vote Updates on other legislation including born-alive protection, prenatal non-discrimination, and women’s sports BUT FIRST, A Note from Cornerstone on WHY Your Voice Is Important! Why doesn’t Cornerstone provide you with one-click email messages for legislators in our weekly updates? Because your voice is …

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Legislative Update January 27

There are many important bills being introduced in this year’s legislative session. We are sharing our latest legislative update to help keep you informed. Chances are one of these bills impacts you personally. Please take a moment to review! (Photo Credit: Beth Scaer) Key Legislation Coming Up the Week of January 27: HB 1675-FN, Born-Alive Infant Protection WHEN: Wednesday, January 29, 1 p.m., Representatives Hall in …

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Legislative Update: Public Hearing on Abortion Amendment Jan. 22

Seven New Hampshire House members are co-sponsoring a measure that would create a right to abortion protected under the New Hampshire Constitution. The House Judiciary Committee will have a public hearing on CACR 14 at 1 p.m. on January 22 in room 208 of the Legislative Office Building (Update: Because of the large number of attendees, this has been changed to Reps Hall in the …

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