Saturday, July 2, 2011

POLL: Overwhelming support for death penalty expansion

November 4, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

There is a new push in Concord to expand the state’s death penalty law after the diabolical slaying of a Mont Vernon woman in her own home, reports Kevin Landrigan of the Nashua Telegraph. A Mont Vernon legislator unveiled plans Tuesday to expand the death penalty to include home invasions by those who have the [...]

Elcock: “I Haven’t Seen ‘Fosters’ Yet”

April 10, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

Joe Elcock, the embattled campaign manager for Senate District 3 candidate “Bud” Martin seemed unaware this morning that his candidate takes two decidedly different positions on gay marriage and the death penalty in today’s editions of the Conway Daily Sun and Foster’s Daily Democrat. “I haven’t seen Foster’s yet, so I will have to get [...]

House Votes to Repeal Death Penalty

March 26, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted 193 to 174 on Wednesday to repeal the death penalty in the Granite State. The state Senate will now take up the measure. If it were to pass the Senate, as well, Gov. John Lynch, a Democrat, says he will veto it. The issue is an emotionally charged [...]