Running forState Representative (Hillsborough District 44: Ward 8 and 9)
as a candidate of theDemocratic Party
Prior political experience/officesElected Selectman twice in Manchester Ward 8
Time lived in NH35 years
EducationAssociates degree in Liberal Arts, Bachelor's degree in Social Science, Master's degree in Organizational Leadership and a Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
Best way to contact candidateRobertmcurran@yahoo.com
If elected or re-elected, please describe legislation you expect to sponsor or co-sponsor.
No member of the NH legislature will ever be eligible to collect a state sponsored/funded benefit plan. ie Health, Dental, Vision, Life for serving in elective office. No member of the NH legislature will ever be eligible for a state sponsored/funded pension for serving in elective office. No member of the NH legislature will ever receive compensation exceeding the equal to 35 hours per week at Federally mandated minimum wage for serving in elective office.
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?
Opioids and homelessness.
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’m a classic liberal so I don’t have much in common with current members of the house.
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?
Homelessness, I will work to fix the laws to protect mentally disabled and enforce current legislation.
With the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 in the future, do you support the legislature meeting remotely?
Remote meetings are fine. There is nothing wrong with using technology.
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.