Current NH State Senator Andrew Hosmer was recently defeated in his bid for re-election to Senate District 7 to Harold French. The Concord Monitor reported today that Harold French owes more than $2,600 in property taxes to the city of Franklin for the first half of 2016, but managed to loan his campaign $3,000. He claims that he ran for Senate on behalf of people with limited incomes.
In addition to his property tax, he owes over $57,000 to the IRS, and has had tax liens on his properties in at least four municipalities from 1999 through this current year.
Newly elected to the State Senate ( depending upon the final disposition of some 31 miscounted votes in Laconia), Harold French will be responsible to help determine the state budget. I can only hope he is not chosen to replace Andrew Hosmer on the Senate Finance Committee.