Senator
Rebecca Perkins Kwoka
District 21

Hi all, I'm so proud to serve as your State Senator and eager to get to work on an exciting slate of legislation! Throughout my term, I'll use this website to keep you updated on what I'm working on in Concord. This upcoming year will be crucial to helping our state recover and my team and I will work tirelessly to help our community move forward. No matter what comes our way, know that you will always have us to lean on.

Are you a constituent looking to get in touch? Email Senator Perkins Kwoka 


 

Volunteer

Join the team


I need your help to raise the voices of all Granite Staters. From making phone calls, knocking on doors, sending texts and putting up yard signs, your support is sincerely appreciated. Are you with me?
JOIN THE TEAM


PRESS

Dropping mandates, hiking for stress, opening stadiums: News from around our 50 states

March 3, 2021 -- New businesses that opened just in time to be slammed by the coronavirus pandemic would be eligible for more help under a bill before a state Senate committee Tuesday. The state distributed more than $400 million in federal funding through its Main Street Relief Fund for small businesses, but only those that were established before May 26, 2019, were eligible. “This cut out a large segment of new small businesses which fill new needs in our communities and create the most new jobs at a time when they were really struggling,” said Sen. Rebecca Perkins Kwoka, D-Portsmouth.

Read More →

NH bill would help new businesses hit by coronavirus

March 2, 2021 -- CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New businesses that opened just in time to be slammed by the coronavirus pandemic would be eligible for more help under a bill before a Senate committee Tuesday.

Read More →

Loudon speedway vaccination site to open this weekend

March 2, 2021 -- The state of New Hampshire is planning to open a mass vaccination site by appointment only for this weekend at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The goal: 10,000 people.

Read More →

Seacoast new businesses hope NH bill will bring COVID relief funds

March 2, 2021 -- CONCORD — New businesses that opened just in time to be slammed by the coronavirus pandemic would be eligible for more help under a bill before a Senate committee Tuesday.

Read More →

Bill requires lactation spaces

February 4, 2021 -- The New Hampshire Senate voted Thursday for a bill to require New Hampshire companies to allow new mothers to pump breast milk at work, moving forward a protection that has been years in the works

Read More →

Opinion/Perkins Kwoka, Sherman: Our democracy is too important

NH Senators Rebecca Perkins Kwoka and Tom Sherman — Our state is about to enter into a process which will decide if voters will pick their politicians or if politicians will pick their voters.By drawing a fair and impartial map based on people and not politics, based on representation and not partisan power, we can help heal and unite our country

Read More →

Our Turn: New Hampshire must stand up for working mothers

Jan 25, 2021 -- NH Senators Rebecca Perkins Kwoka and Becky Whitley —Working and having a family has never been so difficult. Stagnant incomes and outdated workplace practices continue to pit being a parent against having a career. Unfortunately, we have also seen that the global pandemic has disproportionately impacted working mothers and women of color in New Hampshire and across the country. We need to do more to support working families

Read More →

NH senator: Grocery workers, teachers should get COVID vaccine priority

PORTSMOUTH – State Sen. Rebecca Perkins Kwoka penned a letter this week to Gov. Chris Sununu asking that teachers, grocery store employees and individuals with Type I diabetes be moved up into Phase 1B of the state's COVID-19 vaccination plan.

Read More →

Rebecca Perkins Kwoka becomes first openly LGBTQ+ woman elected to NH Senate

PORTSMOUTH — Democrat Rebecca Perkins Kwoka won the Senate District 21 race over Republican Sue Polidura becoming the first openly LGBTQ+ woman elected to New Hampshire Senate.

Read More →



Please feel free to reach out to me directly at [email protected] or 603-793-1076