Biographical Information
Arthur J Beaudry (Lost 15%) (Candidate lost in the election)
Contest: 2012
Party/District: I - S18
Experience: Member Manchester School Board, President of the New Hampshire State Permanent Fire Fighters Retirement Association
Residence: Manhester
Family: -
Education: Associates Degree, NH Community Technical College, Business Management at Northeastern University
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Position on the Issues
From the Union Leader Voter Guide:

What is the most important LOCAL problem in your district? How would you fix it?
As I visit Manchester and Litchfield, people keep telling me that our schools need help while those same people are concerned about their taxes. My solution is to see that every dollar allocated to school funding is attached to direct student services. I would work to see that the state and federal government fund mandates they place on our towns. I would vote against downshifting of state cost to local communities and see that Manchester and Litchfield get a fair share of school funding aid.

What forms of expanded gambling, if any, do you support?
I would be willing to look at two strictly regulated casinos. I would like to see one in the southern part of the state and one in the northern part where people can come and vacation and stay and enjoy our beautiful state.

What changes, if any, are needed in New Hampshire's education funding system?
State and federal education mandates need state and federal funds. The state froze building aid, impacting all of our districts and diverting costs to local taxpayers. The federal special education mandate is funded at a level of around 17% when their obligation is 40%. I support a moratorium on refugees entering Manchester. They are well intended but with some students arriving with limited education, the concern is how our district can afford these programs without additional federal funds.
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Contact Information
30 Bow Street
Manhester, NH 3103
Phone: (603) 622-3955
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Legislature News

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Aug. 19, 2014
Concord Monitor: State Senate candidates challenge each other on the issues at District 15 forum

Aug. 18, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat: - Signing of Paycheck Fairness Act applauded

Aug. 17, 2014
Concord Monitor: After 8 years in legal aid, Feltes eyes a seat in the State House
Concord Monitor: In District 15, Concord connections shape Ardinger’s campaign
Concord Monitor: District 15 State Senate primary candidates weigh in on the issues

Aug. 16, 2014
Citizen of Laconia: Senate candidate wants issues at forefront in race

Aug. 15, 2014
Concord Monitor: Election 2014: What you need to know for the Sept. 9 primary
Concord Monitor: Boutin responds to bar video, apologizes for lapse in judgment

Aug. 14, 2014
Union Leader: State Sen. David Boutin apologizes for lapse in judgment

Aug. 11, 2014
Concord Monitor: Write-in candidate joins race for Congressional District 10 Democratic primary

Aug. 9, 2014
Concord Monitor: Granite State Farm to Plate bill sets up future legislation for local farming and fishing

Aug. 8, 2014
Concord Monitor: Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley to headline Senate Democrats’ fundraiser this month

Aug. 7, 2014
Union Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Sen. Boutin: Campaign's been spoofed
Concord Monitor: Legislation sparked by hepatitis C outbreak signed into law
Concord Monitor: Loudon farmer Howard Pearl drops bid for state Senate

Aug. 6, 2014
Union Leader: Granite Status: Democrats eye a state senate write-in
Foster's Daily Democrat: Ross explains personal endorsement of David Watters for state senator

Aug. 5, 2014
WMUR: NH Dems try to draft candidate for Boutin's state Senate seat
Concord Monitor: Democrats trying to recruit Manchester lawyer for state Senate District 16

Aug. 3, 2014
Union Leader: - Drones and privacy remain debated issues in state, nation

July 30, 2014
Concord Monitor: At community forum for primary race, District 15 state Senate candidates line up on the issues
Concord Monitor: Sen. Sharon Carson calls for override of two of Hassan’s four vetoes

July 29, 2014
Concord Monitor: Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire endorses Feltes for state Senate
Foster's Daily Democrat: NAACP Seacoast backs Watters

July 28, 2014
Seacoast Online: No booze for DC folks? New Hampshire may fix law
Union Leader: Real estate transfer tax proposal pulled off table
Nashua Telegraph: Senate GOP leaders cool to Medicaid expansion

July 27, 2014
Concord Monitor: Capital Beat: Republicans, Democrats mark battleground in race to control state Senate

July 26, 2014
NHPR: Law barring out-of-state students from voting ruled unconstitutional
Seacoast Online: Judge rules NH voter residency law unconstitutional
Union Leader: 2012 voter registration law null — for now
WMUR: Judge rules voter residency law unconstitutional
Concord Monitor: Judge rules voter registration conditions illegal
Eagle-Tribune: Right-to-work law promoted in NH

July 25, 2014
Union Leader: Right-to-work legislation pushed at Manchester event
WMUR: Right-to-work may get new life next year
Concord Monitor: Ardinger, Feltes collect endorsements from female supporters in District 15 state Senate race
Nashua Telegraph: Study: Right to Work law would mean more jobs

July 24, 2014
NHPR: Medical marijuana advocates unhappy with slow implementation of NH law
Concord Monitor: -Patients, advocates ask state to speed up implementation of medical marijuana law
Seacoast Online: Running nun, clinic director at forefront of buffer zone debate
Nashua Telegraph: NH argues abortion clinic buffer zone is legal

July 23, 2014
NHPR: NH Civil Liberties Union suit argues new law shuts out third parties
Seacoast Online: 41 lawmakers sign statement calling for Market Basket boycott
Seacoast Online: Suit challenges NH law on ballot access 
Concord Monitor: With loophole in bylaws, New Hampshire Young Democrats endorse Dan Feltes for state senate
Concord Monitor: District 15 Democratic primary candidates set schedule for joint events
Concord Monitor: State argues abortion clinic buffer zone is legal
Concord Monitor: NHCLU lawsuit targets procedure for third-party access to ballot

July 22, 2014
Citizen of Laconia: Senate hopeful holds Laconia Town Hall Forum

July 21, 2014
NHPR: Can NH's new campaign finance rules hold up in court?

Cities & Towns
District 18 of the State Senate includes these towns and cities in Hillsborough County:



  • Litchfield

  • Manchester Wards 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9