Representative Nancy Murphy (D)

Hillsborough - District 12

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Home Address

20 Brenda Lane
Merrimack, NH  03054-2508
Seat #: 4044

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Name: Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Position:  Member
Committee Phone:  603-271-3529
Committee Function:
It shall be the duty of the Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety to consider all matters relating to the criminal code; criminal justice, the Department of Corrections, sentencing, drug enforcement, bail, probation, parole, corrections facilities, DWI, domestic violence, firearms, fireworks, police and fire training, victims’ assistance and such other matters as may be referred to it.

Personal Biography
-Born in Cambridge, MA.
-Graduate, Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Brighton, MA
-Boston University School of Nursing, BSN, Nursing, 1980; Employed as an RN primarily in pediatrics, mental health and child protection
-Retired, Nurse Coordinator, Foster Care Health Program, NH's Division for Children, Youth and Families
-Married to husband, John, since 1979
-Foster and adoptive parent; Six adult children (Katelyn, Heather, Lindsey, Ryan, Mackenzie, and Zachary) and six grandchildren
-Merrimack, NH resident since 1986
-Community volunteer (Special Olympics, Our Lady of Mercy Church, Wreaths Across America, Alzheimer’s Association, public schools, etc.)
-Long-term environmental and public health citizen advocate; Known as a "Water Warrior" for her service in many local, state and federal volunteer education and policy initiative related capacities since the 2016 discovery of the toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) industrial contamination of her community
-First elected to the NH House (2018-2020) where she served on the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee
-Currently serving second term in the NH House (2022-2024)
Local Government Involvement
Merrimack Town Councilor (April 2021-April 2024)
Miscellaneous Information:

-SB 85 Commission on Environmentally Triggered Chronic Illness; Vice Chair, bill cosponsor and member since 2019
-HB737 Commission to Investigate and Analyze the Environmental and Public Health Impacts Relating to the Releases of Perfluorinated Chemicals in the Air, Soil, and Groundwater in Merrimack, Bedford, Litchfield and Londonderry; bill prime-sponsor and member since 2019
-Merrimack Citizens for Clean Water, Founding member
-NH Safe Water Alliance, Board of Directors
-NH Science and Public Health, Member