November 6, 2012: Governor Maggie Hassan (D), who was elected last November, has indicated her support of accepting federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. It is not yet clear whether the legislature, with Republican majorities, will also go along with this decision.
Ways to Get Involved:
- To help lobby New Hampshire legislators, please email Sr. Mary Ellen at email@example.com 
- One page fact-sheet on eligibility, enrollment, and cost: http://www.cbpp.org/files/healthtoolkit2012/NewHampshire.pdf 
- Accepting this money would reduce number of uninsured by over 22,000 and increase federal revenues in the state by at least $1.8 billion http://www.lewin.com/publications/Publication/20121109455 
- Accepting this funding would result in state savings of at least $47 billion and have a net positive impact on the NH economy http://www.lewin.com/publications/publication/201301150457/