|Member of the New Hampshire Senate
from the 13th district
December 5, 2012
|Preceded by||Gary Lambert|
December 3, 2008 – December 1, 2010
|Preceded by||Joseph Foster|
|Succeeded by||Gary Lambert|
|Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives
from the Hillsborough 26th district
December 2, 1998 – December 3, 2008
March 16, 1947 |
Bette R. Lasky is a member of the New Hampshire Senate, representing the 13th District from 2008 to 2010, and again since 2012. Lasky represents Wards 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9 in Nashua, New Hampshire. While on the State Senate she has served as Chair of the Election Law and Veteran's affairs Committee. Lasky has also served as Vice-Chair of the Judiciary Committee, and as a member of the Education Committee, and the Energy, Environment, and Economic Development Committee.
Prior to becoming a State Senator, Lasky served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives for five terms, and served as Assistant Majority Leader during the 2007-2008 biennium. Prior to that, Lasky served as the House Minority Whip. Lasky has also served as Chair of the Nashua Planning Board, as a Nashua City Councilwoman, and as Vice Chairman of the Nashua City Committee.
Lasky holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and currently lives in Nashua with her husband Dr. Elliot Lasky. They have two grown daughters. Lasky has been active in the community for many years, and has held several volunteer positions. Lasky has served on the Board of Directors for Girls, Inc., as well as for the Disability Rights Center.
- The New Hampshire House of Representatives - Bette Lasky[permanent dead link] official NH government website
- Project Vote Smart - Representative Bette R. Lasky (NH)[permanent dead link] profile
- Follow the Money - Bette R Lasky
- Nashua Democrats
- Trying to Heal a Rift in New Hampshire Alec MacGillis, The Washington Post, January 18, 2008
- 2008 Lasky re-election website
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