What a couple of days it has been! RAD is proud and excited that 28 of our 56 endorsed candidates on the November 2022 ballot are confirmed winners in their races and will take office this coming session.
The November 8th election is just around the corner. It’s time to get ready for Election Day! Check out your RAD 2022 New Hampshire Voting Guide, with the list of 56 candidates who RAD’s members and leaders voted to endorse this election cycle based on their alignment with our values and vision.
We are fired up by the results of New Hampshire’s September 13th Primary! Of RAD’s endorsed candidates with contested primary races, 15 won and will be on our ballots in November.
Between finalizing RAD’s New Hampshire candidate endorsements, hitting the doors to talk to our neighbors, and deepening our issue organizing and leadership development, summer has flown by!
We are so excited that RAD members have voted to endorse a slate of 57 candidates for the 2022 New Hampshire elections!
Add your voice to show solidarity with the demands of Keene’s unhoused community, and support the call for Mayor Hansel and Keene’s City Council to fully listen and respond!
With Juneteenth this past weekend and Pride activities all month, we’ve been busy – and there’s more coming, as we turn out in solidarity, celebrate movement wins that have gotten us this far, and keep agitating for a just, liberatory future.
Can you believe that the legislative year is over? What a year it has been! We thank you for your testimonies, for the numerous opinion letters written to local newspapers, and for signing up to support and oppose so many priority bills. That is true people power!
As the weather and our work are heating up, we are growing our skills and preparing to move forward together with strength. ☀️
This week alone, 14 Senate bills and 34 House bills were negotiated in Committees of Conference. If these committees do not reach an agreement before next Thursday’s session, then the bills will die.
We have some incredible news: early this morning, HB103, establishing a dental benefit under NH Medicaid, passed the Committee of Conference!
The five courageous activists – including RAD staff and leaders – who were arrested at the New Hampshire State House in summer 2021 protesting Governor Sununu’s deeply harmful budget, spoke truth to power as they entered their pleas in court on May 13th.
A bill that would have enabled the distribution of $100 million in federal funds to increase the availability of affordable housing in New Hampshire recently stalled in the House. Rights & Democracy’s Housing for All Committee responds to the impact this will have in our ongoing fight to ensure all Granite State residents have safe and secure housing:
Spring at Rights & Democracy has been off to a moving start. In our calls, conversations, and meetings across the state, there is a palpable sense of energy and renewal.
Last week was full of movement and community, and we are entering Monday with our energy high. What better way to celebrate Earth Day than calling on elected leaders to take action now for a livable planet for us all?
Last week, we were happy to see more positive outcomes for RAD priority bills! These included a Senate vote to pass TWO RAD-supported bills related to healthcare and criminal justice reform.
As we enter mid-April, it’s starting to really feel like Spring. The warmer weather is bringing us fresh energy, and we have a lot of exciting events on the horizon!
Thanks to everyone who has been testifying and reaching out to legislators, we saw a number of positive outcomes last week in the NH Senate.
Last week, a RAD-supported healthcare bill PASSED in the House! In the coming week, THREE priority healthcare bills will be heard, in the House Health and Senate Health Committees.
March was a huge month for Rights & Democracy, one of immense presence and power. Two weeks ago, I was in DC to stand alongside 10 powerful RAD leaders and Black women-led progressive organizations from across the country in support of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson at the Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
Last week, a RAD-supported healthcare access bill PASSED in the House! This week, two priority healthcare bills will be heard, in the House Health and House Finance Committees. Read on to learn how to take action!
This week, two RAD-supported healthcare access bills made huge advancements in the Senate and House! See Highlights from Last Week below for more information. In the coming week, two priority healthcare bills will be heard, one in the Senate Health Committee and one in a House floor vote. See Top Actions this Week to learn how you can voice your support!
This last week was a tough one, with the House Legislature passing bad bills including HB 1266, an anti-sanctuary bill, HB 1476, undoing bail reform, and HB 1393, relating to school district budget caps. The New Hampshire Legislature also decided to pass a resolution in support of Israel, even though they should not be taking on international issues. This resolution will now go to the Senate.