Karrick Responds to Mendola and Wells

By David Karrick

Letter to the Editor or Op-ed piece: I was interested to read former SAU 65 School Board Member Joe Mendola’s letter in several local papers supporting New Hampshire Legislature candidates Natalie Wells and Terry Cox and advocating unlimited school choice. Neither Joe Mendola nor Representative Natalie Wells seem to care that State support of private […]

Representative Natalie Wells Seeks Second Term

By Natalie Wells, State Representative
Representative Natalie Wells Seeks Second Term

I thank everyone who gave me their vote of confidence two years ago to serve as your Representative. These two years have gone by very quickly, and I want to continue the momentum of what I said I would do for the constituents of Merrimack 25.   Therefore, I am seeking my 2nd term for […]

Report from Representative Wells

By Natalie Wells, State Representative

As I write this, the  House Session will meet two more times before winding down for this year.  It has been a very intense year for many bills. Some were signed into law, others may get reintroduced next Session. Again I notice Mr. Karrick listing bills and how I voted. That’s fine. However, one sentence […]

Notes from Concord

By David Karrick

Once again I’ve been tracking some of the recent votes of our current State Representatives, Anne Copp and Natalie Wells, at the Statehouse in Concord: March 22 Session: House Bill 1313, Repeals prohibitions on carrying a loaded firearm on your OHRV or Snowmobile; Wells voted in favor, Copp was absent. Bill passed 181 to 148. […]

Letter to Editor

By Stewart B Epstein

To The Editor: Politics in this country has reached the point where I would be shocked if any candidate for the US House or Senate  showed the courage to support a national-wealth tax of 25 percent on all individuals worth $10 million or more. Here’s what we could do with that revenue: 1. Eliminate the […]

Comments from Representative Natalie Wells

By Representative Natalie Wells

This article was updated on March 21, 2018 From Representative Natalie Wells, Merrimack 25 (Andover, Danbury, Salisbury, Warner & Webster) To Our Veterans: Are you aware that you may possibly be entitled to receive a tax credit on your property taxes? A bill passed in 2017 that allows cities and towns in NH to vote […]

Senator French opposes raising car registration fees

Press Release

Concord, NH – Today, the New Hampshire Senate supported the Ways and Means Committee recommendation of inexpedient to legislate for SB 587-L, lowering the population requirement for a city or town to collect additional fees for motor vehicle registration. After the vote, Senator Harold French (R-Franklin) issued the following statement: “We saw this same legislation […]

More Notes From Concord

By David Karrick

David Karrick is a former state representative and has announced his candidacy for the next election. He is a regular contributor to the Beacon. Your State Representatives, Natalie Wells and Anne Copp, were at it again on February 15 in the NH Legislature. They both voted against HCR13 which condemns hate crimes and other forms […]

David Karrick’s Notes From Concord

Information on recent legislation

By David Karrick

David Karrick is a former state legislator and  a current candidate for state representative in Merrimack County District 25. Let’s take a look at how your current State Representatives in Concord voted on some important bills during the lengthy New Hampshire House Session of February 8, 2018: House Bill 628; Establishing a Family and Medical […]

Senator Harold French Critical of Northern Pass Decision

Press Release

Concord, NH- Senator Harold French (R-Franklin) issued the following statement after the Site Evaluation Committee’s decision to deny the Northern Pass application. “I am very disappointed that the SEC denied the current Northern Pass application, which was well-presented and directly addressed the increasing need for low cost, low emissions, base load power in our state […]

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