Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
On September 19th at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester our presidential candidates have been invited to join Governor Maggie Hassan, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Congresswoman Annie Kuster, along with other state and national Democratic stars at our Convention! The convention is scheduled to be held from 9-2. Registration for the 2015 New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention is now open for delegates. E-mails and notifications are going out now.
TriTown Democrats to Host Bill Duncan from the New Hampshire State Board of Education on September 10, 2015.
New Durham, New Hampshire - August 24, 2015
- The TriTown Democrats, representing the Democratic Committees of
Farmington, Milton, and New Durham, is proud to host Bill Duncan, member
of the NH State Board of Education, to give a talk on the state of
Education in New Hampshire. The event will take place at 7:00 PM on
September 10 at the New Durham Library, 2 Old Bay Rd, New Durham.
State Board of Education (SBE) is a seven-member body whose members
serve without pay except for reimbursement of expenses incurred in the
performance of their duties. Members cannot be technical educators or
professionally engaged in school work. Members are appointed by the
governor and executive council. Five are selected, one each, from the
five executive councilor districts and two are selected from the public
at large. Except when appointed to fill the unexpired term of a previous
member, members serve for a five-year term and may serve up to two
consecutive terms. The Board must hold at least six regular meetings a
Bill Duncan is a retired technology entrepreneur and the founder of Advancing New Hampshire Public Education (www.anhpe.org),
dedicated to advocating for public education in the State. Born in
Boston, he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and served in Vietnam
as an advisor to the Vietnamese Navy before starting a business and
nonprofit career. He founded, and for 12 years led, the Mountain
Association for Community Economic Development, a leading economic
development organization creating jobs and housing for low-income
families in Central Appalachia. In that role, he organized 100 Eastern
Kentucky banks to provide subsidized financing housing for low-income
families in Central Appalachia and founded Forward in the Fifth, the
first education advocacy organization dedicated to building common
ground among parents, administrators and teachers in hard-pressed
mountain schools. Mr. Duncan moved to New Hampshire in 1986 and resides
in New Castle.
TriTown Democratic Committee advocates for strong local support of our
communities, and supports legislation and candidates that are community
minded. Their activities provide political, economic, and social
information for the citizens of the three towns, but also encourages
progressive movements in these areas at all levels of government.
Through community involvement, political action, and a shared vision,
the group seeks to expand equity and opportunity for all residents of
the Towns of Farmington, Milton, and New Durham.
Tell Sam Cataldo -Support SEA Workers- Tues Aug 18th Rochester Library 5-6PM
You are invited to meet with NH Senator Sam Cataldo (NH Senate
District 6, comprising Alton, Barnstead, Farmington, Gilmanton, New
Durham and Rochester) to discuss with him the funding of the Executive
Branch contract. Currently, the contract has not been funded in the
budget proposals put forward by the NH Legislature. Without funding,
the contract negotiated in good faith by SEA members and the Office of
the Governor cannot be put into effect, potentially delaying any cost of living adjustments and other contractual gains.
Senator Cataldo needs to hear from his constituents. You are being
invited because your voice is important to this conversation and you
live in Senator Cataldo's district. Please plan to attend – have a
conversation with Senator Cataldo and help us to persuade him to fund
What: Meeting with Senator Cataldo
regarding the funding of the State Employees’ contract (Executive
Branch, although Judicial Branch employees should understand that the
COLA adjustment and health benefits are part of the Judicial Branch
contract as well.)
Where: Rochester Public Library, Community Room, 65 South Main Street When: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 Time: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
This is a great opportunity to have a one-on-one conversation with your
senator and to let him know how you feel about the state budget and the
funding for SEA contracts. We believe that if Senator Cataldo hears
from you next Tuesday it will make a significant impact on his decision.