As I celebrate MLK Day, there are reasons to take an extra pause and think about our country and what it means to be an American. The ability to immigrate to the US, to seek liberty and freedom, to pursue life without fear is most fundamental to me.
Thank you for adding your voice on controversial legislation. Significant votes will occur this week as the 2018 State legislative session begins on Jan. 3 and 4. A variety of bills were assigned back to committees for further review in the 2017 session. These have been worked-on over the fall and now those reports need to be voted.
Nov. 7 th Elections and Referenda
Congratulations to newly elected Keene City Councilor Maggie Rice, and re-elected Councilors Manwarring, Greenwald, Clark, Jones, Hansel, Filiault, Lamoureux, Chadbourne and Sapeta. Congratulations to Mayor Lane on his fourth victory and to Manchester’s newly elected Mayor Joyce Craig.
This summer I’ve been very busy advocating for the Monadnock Region, throughout NH and nationally, on economic and workforce development, education, healthcare, broadband, and fiscal responsibility. Projects begun this summer that will have regional benefits include:
Over 30+ years I’ve spent time in Europe connecting with people in German towns and cities that see my family as part of their land. In spite of the complexities in German-Jewish-American relationships with Europe, our interactions generally produce a sense of global kinship.