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Bonnie Wright for NH State House

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Unemployed

If the COVID-19 Pandemic has left you with employment issues, you are not alone. Businesses are struggling, and some are making the hard decision to close or make temporary or permanent changes to their staff. The FPUC payment of $600… Continue Reading →

State Rep Commmitte​e Assignments

Today the NH House of Representatives announced the assignments to Standing Committees. NH State Reps from Salem were assigned to some of the key committees. Congratulations to them all. The nine Reps from Rockingham 8 (Salem) will be representing Salem… Continue Reading →

Conversations with a Candidate

I believe public officials should be available to their constituents. If elected, I intend to have public meetings where my constituents can meet with me, and discuss their concerns. But to be elected as your Representative, I need your vote on… Continue Reading →

Seniors, ServiceLink and the State Plan on Aging

NH has one of the oldest median age populations in the country, second only to Maine. At our current rate, we are expected to exceed Maine within the next five years. A little over two years ago, I wrote about… Continue Reading →

MisLEAD: America’s Secret Epidemic

Lead Poisoning: “1 in 3 children is impacted by this environmental illness- 22,000,000 U.S. children today, but chances are they’ve never even tested your child. It conservatively costs the U.S. $100 billion annually, however a carefully crafted political campaign has… Continue Reading →

Opioid Workshop – Northwood

Fighting the opioid crisis is one of my top priorities. My eyes picked up when I spotted this workshop, so, while it’s an hour away from Salem, it might be worth the trip. Anyone want to carpool? The Opioid Crisis:… Continue Reading →

Addiction

“Once an addict, always an addict.” I know, because people close to me have fought substance abuse issues. They are addicts. I spent a fair number of years of my life with someone who was an alcoholic. He was a… Continue Reading →

Nikki

Meet my friend, Nikki. Tired of being an addict, Nikki tried a different route: She became sober. And not only has she become sober, she is now working at a recovery center, where she is building a safe space and… Continue Reading →

This is what a winner looks like!

Congratulations to Meghan Mulvey! Photo from: http://sau57.org/shs-athletics I was honored to be part of the process of selecting this year’s recipient of the Fran Brennan Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded annually by the Salem Democratic Town Committee to a high school senior. This… Continue Reading →

Candidate: Rockingham County Democrats

Update: Thanks to those who came from Salem to cheer me on! And, thanks to all of those who voted for me. I am humbled and honored to have been elected, and am pleased to be serving now as an… Continue Reading →

Salem Family Resources Breakfast

  Today was the Annual Breakfast Fundraiser for Salem Family Resources — Success By 6. The more I see of this organization, the more impressed I am! Salem Family Resources has a vision: “Every Child a Successful Child.” SFR’s goals… Continue Reading →

On Taxes & Budgets

I regularly watch the news, from local happenings right on up. Like many, I see much to be concerned about. Below is a link to a NY times article that jumped out at me today. For my husband and I,… Continue Reading →

Happy Bill of Rights Day!

Happy Bill of Rights Day! In 1787,  our forefathers envisioned a new legal system for the United States. They created our US Constitution, which provided basic rights for the “people,” — or, at least provided rights for land-owning white men — while, at the same time, increased… Continue Reading →

Canine Distemper

CANINE DISTEMPER. Are your pets up-to-date with their vaccines? Dead gray foxes displaying symptoms of Canine Distemper seen nearby, in Southern NH (Hudson) and in the Upper Connecticut River Valley. The NH Fish and Game Department and the NH Department… Continue Reading →

Salem Kids

Thumbs up to the kids at the Salem Boys & Girls Club, and whoever is working with these kids. (Parents, staff, school). I have had the honor of being allowed to volunteer for their Thanksgiving Dinner for the past three… Continue Reading →

Education

Candidates weigh in on educational funding By Breanna Edelstein bedelstein@eagletribune.com Published in the Eagle Tribune on October 25 http://www.eagletribune.com/news/candidates-weigh-in-on-educational-funding/article_b70d1672-c8aa-595c-ba40-2bbadbef4745.html See full article for responses from candidates in: State Rep District 4- Sandown State Rep District 14 – Atkinson, Plaistow State… Continue Reading →

Stand Up Salem!

L to R: Bonnie Wright, Amy Healy, Sean Lewis, Christine Steele, and Carla Billingham. Sean Lewis for New Hampshire, Carla Billingham for NH House of Representatives and Bonnie4Salem Wright had a Meet and Greet the Candidates event in August at Peach Tree Farm. The event was also… Continue Reading →

Got Drugs?

  GOT DRUGS? Turn them in! As part of a national prescription drug take back, the Salem Police Department is collecting unused pill or other meds on Saturday. And that’s a good thing. Left unused, drugs can be tempting for… Continue Reading →

Millville Lake

A Hasty Assessment of the Issues facing Millville Lake: Native and non-native invasive plants, invasive animals (Chinese Mystery Snail), and Water Quality Prepared by Bonnie Wright Candidate for NH House of Representatives   At noontime on Friday, Janet Breslin Smith mentioned some… Continue Reading →

Maternal Mortality Rates

Increasingly, US Moms are dying during childbirth or immediately following delivery. This shouldn’t be happening. But it is. Why? In 2011, only 18 states had a maternal mortality review board. By 2016, that number had doubled to at least 38… Continue Reading →

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