Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense thanked Messmer “for standing up for gun violence prevention and recognizing gun safety.”Read More
PORTSMOUTH - Portsmouth taxpayers will have to pay $3.19 million in 2035 to the federal government as part of the Coakley Landfill Group’s required reimbursement if a pump and treat system is not installed at the landfill in North Hampton and Greenland.Read More
“Because I want to have all records and do a full spread sheet we are pulling all the records and we are going to ... pull all the invoices and we’re going to match them to all the votes of the Coakley Landfill Group (CLG), then we’re going to do bank reconciliations to make sure we tie them out,” Bohenko said during Monday night’s City Council meeting.Read More
The city of Portsmouth says it expects to release a trove of documents about toxic waste cleanup at Coakley Landfill Superfund Site around the end of this month.Read More
New Hampshire’s First District House seat, which has flipped blue and red like a ping-pong ball for a decade, is the hottest race in the state this year. No less than seven Democrats and four Republicans will compete in the Sept. 16 primary.Read More
PORTSMOUTH - Several area lawmakers - and the former assistant mayor of the city of Portsmouth - have filed a lawsuit against the Coakley Landfill Group (CLG) and City Attorney Robert Sullivan.Read More
PORTSMOUTH -- The state Department of Health and Human Services confirmed in February 2016 that it had identified a cancer cluster on the Seacoast involving two rare pediatric cancers.Read More
“This does not make sense for New Hampshire, for New England, or for America,” said Melissa Gates of the Surfrider Foundation.
President Donald Trump’s administration has faced backlash over its plan to expand offshore drilling for gas and oil to almost everywhere along the country's coasts.
“Our ocean beaches at Hampton and Rye and Seabrook are awesome and fun and clean,” Gates said. “And there is nothing awesome and fun and clean about offshore oil and gas exploration."Read More
CONCORD — Janet Ward of Contoocook wasn’t mincing any words as she made her point to Casey Rowe, one of 18 employees from the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management visiting the state capital on Monday for a public meeting on President Trump’s plan to expand offshore drilling for oil and natural gas.Read More
To all U.S. Senators and Representatives: As you work on the upcoming appropriations decisions this year, we the undersigned women state legislators, encourage you to consider the profound impact these decisions will have on our states and our ability to balance budgets, meet the needs of our residents, and invest in the future. We strongly urge you to reject excessive Pentagon spending in favor of investing in programs that will make our communities stronger.Read More
PORTSMOUTH -- A group of Seacoast lawmakers sent a letter to the state’s congressional delegation asking them to support efforts “to establish a system of checks and balances with regard to reckless use of nuclear weapons.” The group sent the letter Saturday following the false report about a ballistic missile heading toward Hawaii.Read More
Rep. Mindi Messmer, Rye, NH (Rockingham Dist 24): The Trump Administration’s plans to open nearly half of all coastal waters to offshore drilling and exploration is a threat to the environment and public health. The plan would expose the American people to potential public health threats in every coastal state caused by releases like the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that caused widespread environmental damage. The damage was caused by the spill itself but also the chemicals used to attempt to clean up the devastation caused by the uncontrolled release turned the Gulf of Mexico into a giant experiment with unknown long-term effects.Read More
Mindi's JAMA publication suggests ways to innovate clinical trials to get to a cure for Alzheimer's faster. Alzheimer's is a terrible disease that progressively attacks the dignity of our elderly and causes great strain on their families. Mindi actively tries to find ways to use her experience to fight for everyone.Read More
"If you are raising a family in NH and she is your representative - you are lucky because she is doing the job of every mom and dad in our community. She is guarding them like they were her own."Read More
Write here…PORTSMOUTH - Three area lawmakers have sent a letter to the Coakley Landfill Group asking for financial information from the group that says it has spent $27 million on remediation at the Superfund landfill site.Read More
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. —Democratic 1st District congressional candidate Mindi Messmer is now invited to speak at two rallies on Saturday -- in Portsmouth and Concord.
Messmer told WMUR at mid-day Saturday that following WMUR's report on her being disinvited from the Portsmouth Women's March (the report can be seen below), the march organizers "came back and changed their minds" and re-invited her.Read More
Co-Sponsor Innis: This is an important step to establish a routine monitoring process for wells where contaminates were previously found.Read More
MESSMER ENDORSEMENTS. Democratic 1st District U.S. House candidate Mindi Messmer was endorsed Wednesday by Brand New Congress, a political action committee formed by former staffers and supporters of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign.Read More