Sunday, 14 June 2009

The Matriarchy Of New Hampshire

WHAT'S THE MATTER with New Hampshire? The flinty, crusty, Union Leader-reading, Labatt's-sipping, seat belt-shunning state went on a bender of progressive policy actions last month, approving legislation that might put the Cambridge City Council to shame.

What could be causing this unprecedented turn in Granite State politics? Here's one idea: WOMEN.

Since January, the New Hampshire Senate has been making history as the first majority female legislative body in the country: Thirteen of its 24 members are women!

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