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New Hampshire Nurses Association

Legislative Town Hall Forum-2019

Town Hall Forums
10 Sites Across the State
Webinar, NH 03301

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 5:00pm ET - 7:15pm ET

10 Sites Across the State, Webinar, NH 03301



Bills before the NH Legislature that affect Nurses and Health Care

CE Credits

This event offers 2.0 CE credits to attendees.
CE accredited by Northeast MultiState Division.


Additional Information



New Hampshire Nurses' Association
Legislative Town Hall Forum

 January 29, 2019, (5:00 to 7:15 PM)

Presented by: NHNA Commission on Government Affairs
and NHNA Legislative Advocacy Council

2019 is sure to be a very busy legislative season for healthcare in New Hampshire! Learn the issues, and debate the priorities of  bills proposed by the House and Senate of the New Hampshire Legislature by attending a Town Hall.

Join your collegues at one of ten different sites around the state. The Town Hall will be broadcast via the video conferencing platform ZOOM to these sites.  Can't make it in person?  You may still tune us in from your home computer!

The following healthcare organizations and universities are open to any nurse in the state who would like to participate.

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Way, Lebanon

Cheshire Medical Center, 580 Court Street, Keene

Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, 8 Prospect Street, Nashua

Rivier University, 420 S Main Street, Nashua

Nashua Community College, 505 Amherst Street, Nashua (NCC students only)

Catholic Medical Center, 100 McGregor Street, Manchester

Granite State College, 25 Hall Street, Concord

LRGHealthcare, 80 Highland Street, Laconia

Exeter Hospital, 5 Alumni Dr, Exeter

Portsmouth Regional Hospital, 333 Borthwick Ave, Portsmouth


Event Agenda

Legislative Town Hall Forum-2019

Event Agenda

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 5:00pm ET - 7:15pm ET

All times listed in Eastern Time (US & Canada).
Download event agenda (PDF)

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

  • 5:00pm - 5:15pm

    Introduction & State of the State

    Introduction & Welcome by Pam DiNapoli, Chair Commission on Government Affairs (CGA). State of the State by Robert Dunn Esquire, Devine Millimet & Branch, NHNA Lobbyist

    Dunn will provide an overview of the 2019 Legislative environment.

  • 5:15pm - 5:30pm

    Panel Membership & Moderator Comments

    Panelist: Robert Dunn, Lobbyist for NHNA; Polly Campion, New Hampshire Representative, Hanover/Lyme; Kitty Kidder, Vice Chair, New Hampshire Board of Nursing; Carlene Ferrier, President, New Hampshire Nurses Association; Moderator Pam DiNapoli, Chair CGA

    Each panelist will introduce themselves and explain their role in the advocacy process. Moderator will explain how the short list of bills was developed; explain how nurses can make a difference in the advocacy for/against legislative bills and describe the importance of focused, consistent messaging and concentrating the voice of nursing.

  • 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Presentation of Bills

    Members of the CGA and the Legislative Advocacy Council

    For each bill, presenters will discuss the history/context for the bill, the pros/cons for each bill and the CGA's position on the bill. A Q&A will follow each bill where audience/participants can ask questions and/or make comments on the bill. At the conclusion of the bill presentation, the Moderator will acknowledge other bills that NHNA will be following during the legislative session.

  • 7:00pm - 7:15pm

    Local discussion & voting

    Local participants

    Local discussion of bills presented. Each participant will vote choice of top three legislative priorities.


Dartmouth Hitchcock Medial Center

Zoom Conference site at Dartmouth, One Medical Center Way, Lebanon.


Cheshire Medical Center

Zoom Conference site at Cheshire Medical Center, 580 Court Street (Auditorium A-B), Keene.


Southern New Hampshire Medical Center

Zoom Conference site Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, 8 Prospect Street, Nashua


Rivier University

Zoom Conference site at Rivier University, 420 S. Main Steet, Nashua.


Nashua Community College (NCC Students only)

Zoom Conference site at Nashua Community College, 505 Amherst Street, Nashua (NCC students only)


Catholic Medical Center

Zoom Conference site at Catholic Medical Center, 100 McGregor Street (Rooms G2-G3), Manchester


Granite State College

Zoom Conference site at Granite State College (Event Center, 2nd floor), 25 Hall Street, Concord



Zoom Conference site at LRGHealthcare, 80 Highland Street, Laconia


Exeter Hospital

Zoom Conference site at Exeter Hospital (room 1 & 2 North), 5 Alumni Drive, Exeter


Portsmouth Regional Hospital

Zoom Conference site at Portsmouth Regional Hospital (classrooms 1, 2 &  3), 333 Borthwick Ave, Portsmouth


Zoom Conference Only

Zoom Conference via internet access at a location of your choosing.