Individuals From Over 200 New Hampshire Cities and Towns Contributed; More than Half of the 3,300 Contributors Gave $100 or Less
MANCHESTER – Demonstrating strong support across the Granite State for Governor Maggie Hassan’s record of bipartisan-problem solving, Maggie ’14 announced today that the campaign has raised over $2 million from 3,300 contributors.
Individuals from over 200 New Hampshire cities and towns contributed to Governor Hassan’s re-election effort, demonstrating the Governor’s deep grassroots support throughout the state. More than half of the campaign’s 3,300 contributors gave $100 or less.
About 100 people, including Gov. Maggie Hassan and several state legislators, gathered yesterday behind the Concord state prison to mark a moment more than 20 years in the making: the ground-breaking for New Hampshire’s first permanent, all-inclusive women’s prison.
“For far too long the outdated and overcrowded women’s prison has meant that we have woefully neglected women in our system,” Hassan said. “But with this new state-of-the-art facility, we will not only improve public safety, we will also restore fairness to our corrections system.”
PORTSMOUTH — Gov. Maggie Hassan visited Families First on Friday to kick off the state’s new health insurance coverage under the New Hampshire Health Protection Program.
The state Legislature passed the bill to create the program, which is expected to expand Medicaid coverage to as many as 50,000 uninsured state residents through the Affordable Care Act.
A ceremony was held in Concord on Tuesday to mark the signing of a bill named for a 9-year-old boy who was killed by his father.
Roughly 9,400 people have enrolled for coverage under the state’s Medicaid expansion program, which is set to launch Friday.
Since enrollment opened on July 1, nearly a fifth of the 50,000 low-income Granite Staters expected to qualify for coverage have successfully signed up.
They were there for their children, their friends, their neighbors – and, in some cases, themselves. [...]
Joined briefly by Gov. Maggie Hassan, community members gathered at the theater for their first step toward NAMIWalks NH, affiliated with the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The main event, organized annually to raise funds and awareness surrounding mental illness, will take place Oct. 5 at the soccer fields on the New Hampshire Hospital campus in Concord.
Gov. Maggie Hassan met with representatives of businesses from Plymouth and northern New Hampshire communities at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth State University, where she hosted a Live Free and Start Business Roundtable on Tuesday afternoon.
The meeting involved a conversation between the governor, PSU staff, small-business owners and local entrepreneurs as well as members of the Live Free and Start advisory council. Live Free and Start is an initiative that was launched in June by the governor’s office, Business Finance Authority, and the Department of Resources and Economic Development. It is aimed at creating jobs in New Hampshire by making it easier for high-tech companies to start up.
Manchester – Today, Governor Maggie Hassan’s re-election campaign released its first television ad, “Problem Solver,” highlighting Governor Hassan’s work to solve problems the New Hampshire way – bringing people together across party lines to address long-standing challenges and get things done for New Hampshire’s people, businesses, and economy.
The 30-second ad began airing on New Hampshire television stations today.
The New Hampshire Department of Corrections says ground will be broken for a new women’s prison on Aug. 18, two decades after the state was ordered to provide female inmates the same services as their male counterparts.