Update: 9-27-2012

The Monadnock Ledger Transcript followed up its coverage of the Peterborough Candidates Forum by publishing an Editorial, "Vow to help needy is a pledge worth taking for politicians."   Click here to read the Editorial.

Update: 9-25-2012

Local Peterborough candidates for both NH Senate and House spoke to a group of interested citizens about disability issues at a forum sponsored by ABLE-NH and Monadnock Developmental Services. All candidates offered their unanimous support in funding. Click here to read article in the 9-25-2012 edition of the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript.

Several local ABLE-NH chapters are putting together Candidates Forums on disabilities issues. The first of these is scheduled in Peterborough on Sunday, September 23 at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Main Street. Others are being planned in Keene and Rindge. We will keep you posted as those plans are firmed up.

Candidates Forum in Peterborough - NH House & Senate
NonPartisan Informational Session & Town Hall Style Meeting
Sunday, September 23, 2012 6:00pm
Unitarian Universalist Church
25 Main St, Peterborough

NH HOUSE: Peterborough has been redistricted as stand-alone for NH House. Candidates are Jill Hammond (D); Peter Leishman (D); and Bruce Marcus (R).

NH SENATE: Bedford, Dublin, Fitzwilliam, Greenfield, Hancock, Jaffrey, Lyndeborough, MontVernon, New Boston, Peterborough, Richmond, Sharon, Temple, and Troy

Candidates are Lee Nyquist (D) and Andy Sanborn (R)

* New Districts * New Candidates * New Laws * New Issues * New Budget Session

Join us, ask your questions and learn more about where they stand on your issues!

This event is sponsored by ABLE NH and Monadnock Developmental Services

The National Forum on Disability Issues (NFDI) has invited both Mr. Obama and Mr. Romney to participate in a forum specifically addressing disabilities issue. The candidates will be given the opportunity to provide their positions on a wide variety of disability issues directly to the disability community.

The gathering is set to take place Friday, September 28 at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio, and will also include two Senate candidates from Ohio.

You can see this National Forum on Disability Issues as it is streamed "live" via the Internet. Anyone can participate, but you must pre-register on the NFDI website. Click here to access webcast information on this national forum and to sign up.