Gov. Chris Sununu’s (R) campaign “reported that it raised $262,792 from 220 contributors since the governor’s November victory. The committee reported it had a surplus of $28,381 from the 2016 cycle, resulting in total receipts of $291,174. Expenditures totaled $183,795, leaving $107,379 on hand.” (WMUR)
Former Portsmouth Mayor Steve Marchand (D) “reported raising about $44,979 from 342 contributors. That’s already more than 40 percent of the nearly $102,000 Marchand raised in his entire 2016 campaign. Expenditures totaled $15,893, leaving $29,086 on hand.
“He told us the donations have allowed him to triple his staff, from one to three. He said he is excited by the fact that of the 342 donors, more than 300 gave to him for the first time. Many, he said, last year contributed to his two  primary opponents.” (WMUR)
State Sen. Dan Feltes (D) “said that he and his wife ‘have made zero decisions on the 2018 election cycle, and it’s not anything I’m giving attention to in the heart of the legislative session.’” (WMUR)
ON THE ROAD AGAIN. “Sununu’s office announced Tuesday that on Thursday, he will attend an ‘Infrastucture Summit’ at the White House with other governors and mayors. … President Donald Trump will speak at the summit. On Friday and Saturday, Sununu will head to Deer Park, Utah for former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s annual ‘E2 Summit’ – a retreat that attracts top GOP officials from Washington and across the country.” (WMUR)
SUNU-NO THANKS. “Sununu says New Hampshire won’t join a growing group of states that are pledging to uphold the Paris climate agreement following President Donald Trump’s decision to back out.” (Concord Monitor)
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