State House Watch June 12, 2017

Arnie Alpert and Maggie Fogarty of the American Friends Service Committee-New Hampshire invite first term representatives Sherry Frost and Isaac Epstein to shed light on what it’s like in The Legislature for freshman representatives.  Arnie talks with Tim McKernan about the NH Progressive Summit.

Committees of Conference; Keno-garten; Sununu Center; Budget approval process; Medicaid; Capital budget, affordable housing; SB2 business taxes, Kansas; – “Political Science” – Randy Newman -; Introduce Representatives Frost and Epstein, atmosphere for progressives, divided Republicans, partisanship, committee atmosphere, agriculture, election law; Tim McKernan, NH Progressive Summit (https://nhprogressivesummit.org/); More CoC, budget, campaign and election law, SB197; Business taxes and employment, CoC’s work in fine detail, “Budgets are moral documents.”; Retrospective, various topics through the legislative year, right to work, gender, anti-voter, cannabis, concealed carry, Frost controversy, strategy going forward, HB499 child marriage, roll call votes, “The Pissed Off Woman’s Brigade”; Predictions for budget.