FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 5, 2020
(Concord, NH) – The SenateRepublican Caucus announced today they have unanimously nominated Chuck Morse(SD-22) as Senate President for the next biennium. The full Senate will meet for organizational purposes and to vote on Sen. Morse’s nomination in early December.
“It is an incredible honor to be selected by my Senate colleagues to serve as President. We have many challenges ahead, including developing a state budget that lives within our means while ensuring we take care of those that are most vulnerable,” saidSenator Chuck Morse.
“New Hampshire citizens made it very clear when they voted for Republicans to retake the majority in theSenate by a 14-10 margin, that they do not want more taxes – not a sales tax, not an income tax, not any taxes. Senate Republicans are committed to doing exactly that and will work closely with Governor Sununu to meet these economic challenges,” continued Senator Morse.
Senator Morse served in theNew Hampshire Senate from 2002 through 2006 and led the Senate Finance Committee. He returned to the New Hampshire Senate in 2010 and was chosen as the President of the Senate in 2013. In 2018 the Democrats won the majority andMorse served as the Senate Republican Leader.
Senator Morse is a small business owner and President of Freshwater Farms & Garden Center.
Senator Morse represents Senate District 22 which consists of Salem, Pelham, Atkinson and Plaistow.