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Bonnie Wright for NH State House

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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 →

Municipal Elections 2018

Here’s almost everything you need to know about Tuesday’s Municipal elections! (You get to decide who you should vote for!) Election Details  March 13, 2018. Polls open from 7:00 AM-7:00 PM at 5 polling places: http://www.townofsalemnh.org/sites/salemnh/files/u496/voting_districts_2018.pdf Absentee Ballots Absentee Ballot Rules: http://www.townofsalemnh.org/sites/salemnh/files/file/file/absentee-voting-information.pdf… Continue Reading →

Southern NH Contaminated Water

Another nearby town — Windham — has been found to have perfluorochemicals (PFCs), including PFOA and PFOS, in drinking water wells. Following contamination issues in Merrimack and Litchfield, and isolated contamination here in Salem, as well as several other NH… 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 →

HB463 – Safe Drinking Water

My letter to the editor was published yesterday in the Eagle Tribune!   I also sent this to all of our NH Senators on Wednesday. For Senator Chuck Morse, who represents our town,  I also had a different version, longer and… 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 →

Watching – 1/4/17

Yesterday (Wednesday, January 4) NH Representatives had their first session of 2017. Approximately 100 concerned citizens were there to send a message: We are watching #OurNHStateHouse. Rights & Democracy prepared list of requests that were presented to our NH legislators… 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 →

Thank you

  Dear Salem Neighbors, Friends, and Family, Thank you for your support for my candidacy for a seat in the NH House. While the results are disappointing, this does not mean that this is the end of the road. I… 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 →

NH Health Protection Program

“The NH Health Protection Program, our version of Medicaid expansion, has been an unqualified success. More than 50,000 hard-working people are now able to receive the health care they need but could not afford previously. Hospitals report fewer emergency room… Continue Reading →

Zoning Board & Charity Gambling

  Last night, the Salem Zoning Board of Adjustments met to vote on three requests for variances to permit charity gambling, and, very specifically, poker rooms. I had to cast three votes against the proposed charity gambling LOCATIONS. It really… Continue Reading →

Business Roundtable Discussion

In May, my running mates (Carla Billingham and Sean Lewis) and I had the opportunity to visit with the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce and BIA (Business and Industry Association). BIA organized Round Table Discussions in nine different locations across the state, to determine what the… Continue Reading →

Ice Cream Social Followup

Democratic House Candidates in Salem Host Ice Cream Social Summer event brings lawmakers and constituents together Thanks to Susan McLaughlin for coming to video our Ice Cream Social last week! This video will be shown on our local public TV… Continue Reading →

Ice Cream Social – Make new friends!

“There are no strangers, only friends you have not met yet.” ~William Butler Yeats Come make new friends at the Ice Cream Social to Meet the Candidates, hosted by Salem candidates for the NH House: Bonnie4Salem Sean Lewis for New… Continue Reading →

What a Turkey!

What a turkey! And, no, I’m not talking about a politician … right now, anyway! This parent and baby decided to take a stroll through my backyard this afternoon. Many people think of Salem as a city, but here in my yard we… Continue Reading →

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