The Latest Updates from the Merrimack County GOP
For NH State Senator Sam Cataldo was killed in a head on car crash yesterday morning in his home town of Farmington. He was air lifted to Portsmouth Regional Hospital but his injuries were too severe and he did not survive.
For many, not least those involved in Republican politics in NH, we have lost a dear friend. See the post for details on funeral arrangements.
The Hopkinton Republicans are sponsoring a Straw Poll for Republican candidates for the 2nd Congressional District race. It will be held at the Hopkinton Town hall on Thursday, February 8th at 7PM. Come hear the candidates speak and vote for your favorite.
The Merrimack Committee is hosting the NH GOP Annual Meeting in Bow on Saturday, January 27th. We need volunteers to help sell food to benefit our committees support of candidates. See the post for more detail and for some additional fundraising dates in 2018.
After enjoying Christmas vacation, the county committee will be back at it with our monthly meeting in January, to be held on the 17th at the Bow library. See the post of more details. Also, a reminder for the State Committee members, the annual meeting is coming up the end of the month, at the Bow High School. That will be on the 27th.
The 2018 session has started, with House action on retained bills and committee work on the bills submitted last fall. Representative McGuire promises more regular updates in the coming months.
Coming this October 11th is an event sponsored by the NH GOP Region 5 Committees (Belknap County, Concord City, Merrimack County) featuring Frank Gaffney who will deliver a talk titled “The Bomb Is Back.” See the article for more details and reservation information.
We remind Merrimack County Republicans that a key deadline in the 2018 Annual Meeting of the NH GOP is fast approaching. Please see the post of details regarding the bylaws amendment process.
Representative Carol McGuire apologizes for neglecting her newsletter due to some personal issues this spring. Instead, she has prepared a summary of the 2017 session. She expects to write it in three parts: the bills she sponsored, the work of her standing committee, and a review of the house sessions since the previous post. See the link for a review of Rep. McGuire’s bills for 2017.
The August meeting of the MCRC will be held at the South Newbury Union Church Friendship House in Newbury, NH. It will be Wednesday, August 16th at 6PM. Please see the link for more details and other August events.
Please come help out the Merrimack County Republicans in Andover on July 4th. There are activities from 7AM through 5PM. We would love to see you if you can spare an hour or two. See post for details.