Running forNH State Rep Hillsborough District 17
as a candidate of theDemocratic Party
Prior political experience/officesElection Day official
Current State Of NH Representative.
Time lived in NH60 years
Best way to contact candidateHeidi.Hamer@leg.state.nh.us
If elected or re-elected, please describe legislation you expect to sponsor or co-sponsor.
Paid Family Leave. Increase minimum wage. Smart gun safety laws. Voting Rights. Increase funding for Public Education. Increase funding for Affordable Housing.
What are the most important concerns facing you’ve heard from Manchester residents and how can you address those concerns if elected or re-elected?
Affordable Housing. Increase minimum wages. Voting Rights
How does your background (excluding time serving in the position you are seeking) qualify you for the position you are seeking?
As much time as needed and beyond.
In your view, describe the atmosphere within the legislature over the past two years. Do you believe this atmosphere will continue and how would that affect how you approach this position if elected or re-elected?
I believe if we continue with the same Republican Governor, all our work on important bipartisan, legislation will be Vetoed. I will continue to work for all my constituents on any and all issues they have brought to my attention.
What is the most significant issue facing Manchester at the municipal level and how can you, as a legislator aid the city government on that issue?
Affordable Housing. Public School Funding. Increase Minimum wages
With the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 in the future, do you support the legislature meeting remotely?
Yes. Until there is an all-clear from COVID-19 we should continue to meet remotely. Or unless we can be socially distanced and ALL wearing a mask – we must remain with remotely meetings
In your opinion, what were the five most significant pieces of legislation introduced in the New Hampshire General Court over the last two years? Please explain what made them significant.
- Reduction and capping the cost of Insulin.
- Paid Family Leave.
- All COVID 19 relief and recovery legislation.
- Temporary absentee voter provision for COVID 19.
- Smart Gun Safety Laws.