Our Reps in Congress & on the Executive Council
Senator Jeanne Shaheen
As a former small business owner, Senator Shaheen has worked to keep the U.S. economy competitive in the global marketplace through her efforts on the Small Business Committee and through legislation such as the Small Business Jobs Act and the Small Business Innovation Research program.
To learn more about Shaheen's work in Washington DC, or to contact the Senator, visit http://shaheen.senate.gov.
Senator Maggie Hassan
Senator Hassan is a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP); the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation; and the Joint Economic Committee. For more info, visit https://www.hassan.senate.gov
Born and raised in Manchester, Congressman Chris Pappas is a small business owner and community-minded leader who has taken a principal role in addressing some of New Hampshire’s most pressing challenges. From creating new jobs to confronting the opioid crisis and ensuring the delivery of quality, affordable health care for every Granite Stater, Chris has earned a reputation as a results-driven leader. A proud product of Manchester public schools, Chris has dedicated his involvement in public service to putting people before politics to deliver progress and opportunity to families in every community across our state. After graduating Harvard College in 2002, Chris returned to New Hampshire to help run his family’s business, the Puritan Backroom Restaurant. Chris began his public service by winning election as a State Representative in 2002, seerving two terms, and was subsequently elected to two terms as the Treasurer of Hillsborough County. He represented District 4 on the New Hampshire Executive Council from 2013 to 2018. Learn more about Chris.
Activist lawyer Andru Volinsky was re-elected to the Executive Council in 2018. Andru taught at the University of Tennessee School of Law before joining the New Hampshire Public Defender Program in 1982. In 1986, he successfully argued before the U. S. Supreme Court in the death penalty case Gray v. Mississippi. For more than14 years, Andru has been a senior member of Bernstein Shur, a 100-lawyer regional law firm, leading the firm’s Manchester office.
Andru is noted for representing school children and communities fighting to protect public funding for schools in the landmark Claremont School Funding suit. He represented the New Hampshire Secretary of State in the effort to regulate insurance risk pools, which led to the return of over $100 million to property tax payers since 2012. He has also worked with the New Hampshire Retirement Security Coalition in an effort to protect public workers’ pensions.
Stay in touch and learn more about Andru at http://volinskynh.com