- July 23, 2018 // Environment
Sununu’s corporate sponsorship on display in energy vetoes
Governor Chris Sununu has accepted over $50,000 in contributions from Eversource, and over $10,000 from other utility companies. In May, Governor Sununu was faced with three renewable energy bills, two related to specific biomass plants in the states and one relating to net metering. In his 10 year state energy strategy (which you can read about here) that any action he took on energy policy would be designed to lower costs for “ratepayers.” His strategy also specifically took aim at . . .
- June 18, 2018 // Economy
Trump had plenty to thank Sununu for on his birthday
The NHGOP threw President Trump a birthday party, but they skipped the gifts since Governor Chris Sununu has been bending over backwards to give Trump everything he could possibly ask for ever since they both took office. Sununu has stood with Trump through the healthcare repeal debacle, to his reckless disregard of climate change, to the promotion of dangerous voter fraud conspiracy theories. He defended Trump through the racist Muslim Ban, the release of the sexist Access Hollywood tape, and the outrageous comments . . .
- April 19, 2018 // Environment
Sununu’s regressive energy plan no surprise given his record
Since Governor Chris Sununu released his 10-year State Energy Strategy this week, it’s worth reviewing his history on energy and environmental issues. Sununu has denied climate change, defended President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, refused to join the bipartisan US Climate Alliance, considered withdrawing New Hampshire from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, voted against renewable energy projects as an Executive Councilor, gone back and forth and back and forth on studying commuter rail, and lied about signing a . . .
- November 15, 2017 // Environment
Climate denial and inaction are hurting New Hampshire’s environment
As part of the New Hampshire Democratic Party’s “Sununu Reality Check” accountability project, we will be highlighting the ways in which Chris Sununu’s out-of-touch policies benefit his friends, family, donors, and corporate special interests instead of average Granite Staters. Each day this week, we will address one of the project’s five areas of concern. Today’s focus is on Sununu’s dangerous refusal to protect New Hampshire’s environment and natural resources: “Governor Sununu’s denial of basic climate science is disqualifying in New . . .