Executive Council District 2 

Candidates for this District
Colin Van Ostern (Elected 2012)
Party/District: D - E2
Experience: Business experience in multiple areas, current Business Manager at Stonyfield Farm
Residence: Concord
Family: Married, Children:1
Education: MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Website: Click Here
Executive Council News

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Aug. 27, 2015
Foster's Daily Democrat: Hassan, Executive Councilors meet in Garrison City

Aug. 23, 2015
WMUR: Center honoring late Executive Councilor Ray Burton opens
NHPR: The Raymond S. Burton Museum and Learning Center opens

Aug. 15, 2015
NHPR: Sununu, Hassan Continue To Spar Over Rejected Planned Parenthood Contract

Aug. 14, 2015
WMUR: Sununu offers to help state agency find alternative to Planned Parenthood
Concord Monitor: Executive Councilor Chris Sununu calls on state to find Planned Parenthood alternatives

Aug. 9, 2015
Union Leader: NH clinic cuts could put women at risk, official says

Aug. 8, 2015
NH1: Did Councilor Chris Sununu, R-Newfields, have a choice but to oppose Planned Parenthood?

Aug. 7, 2015
NHPR: Two Perspectives: Sununu Explains De-Funding Vote; Planned Parenthood Responds

Aug. 6, 2015
NH1: Sununu key vote in rejection of NH Planned Parenthood contract
NHPR: State Funding For N.H. Planned Parenthood Denied In 3-2 Vote
Seacoast Online: Executive Council rejects Planned Parenthood funding
Union Leader: NH Executive Council votes to cut funding for Planned Parenthood
WMUR: Political analyst says Planned Parenthood decision will impact 2016 elections
WMUR: Executive Council rejects Planned Parenthood funding
Concord Monitor: Citing concerns about Planned Parenthood videos, Executive Council rejects agency’s family planning funding
Concord Monitor: Executive council approves managed care contract despite mental health funding dispute
Nashua Telegraph: Planned Parenthood deal rejected

Aug. 5, 2015
NH1: NH Executive Council faces showdown vote over Planned Parenthood contracts
NHPR: Funding For N.H. Planned Parenthood On the Table
Union Leader: Executive Council to vote on Planned Parenthood funding
WMUR: Council to vote on Planned Parenthood contract Wednesday
Concord Monitor: N.H. Executive Council to decide fate of Planned Parenthood contract
Concord Monitor: Executive Council to vote on new Medicaid contract Wednesday

July 23, 2015
Union Leader: Solar project in Manchester voted down by Executive Council
WMUR: New Hampshire Primary Source: Chris Sununu undecided on Planned Parenthood contract

July 3, 2015
WMUR: Van Ostern fires back at Texas governor in Houston Chronicle op-ed

June 25, 2015
Concord Monitor: Executive Council approves managed care ‘stopgap,’ Medicaid billing changes

April 28, 2015
WMUR: Sununu cuts back on role at Waterville Valley as he considers run for governor
Union Leader: Chris Sununu says he will consider a run for governor

March 17, 2015
Eagle-Tribune: Executive Council nixes MBTA study extension for Plaistow

Feb. 27, 2015
Eagle-Tribune: Executive Council delays MBTA study request
NH1: NH GOP move to delay federal grant okay sparks rebuke

Jan. 29, 2015
WMUR: Executive Council approves $13M state contract with FairPoint
Concord Monitor: Executive Council approves New Hampshire’s $13 million contract with FairPoint

Jan. 2, 2015
Nashua Telegraph: Milford’s Wheeler keeps an “open mind” on rail expansion, says Nashua-only link may be best option

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