Representative Mary Jane Mulligan (D)

Grafton - District 12

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Home Address

156 1/2 Lyme Road
Hanover, NH  03755-6605
Seat #: 2033

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Function:
It shall be the duty of the Committee on Children and Family Law to consider matters relating to children and youth, their rights, obligations, and protection, including all matters covered by RSA 169 B, 169 C, and 169 D, divorce custody and child support; the application of criminal laws and sentencing to children and such other matters as may be referred to it.
Personal Biography
Mary Jane Mulligan, B.S., J.D.
Elected to NH House in 2016
Member of Child and Family Law Committee
Member of the Children Caucus, Women’s Caucus, Gun Violence Protection Caucus, and Economic Justice Caucus
Sponsored legislation to require seatbelts for all. Co-sponsored legislation requiring background checks for commercial firearms sales, to end child marriage, and to require U.S. Presidents to disclose Federal Income Tax returns
Hanover resident for 20+ years
Former Staff Attorney, Maryland Legal Aid Bureau, Child Advocacy Unit
Currently Substitute Teacher: Hanover, Lyme, Norwich, Dresden School Districts
San Francisco State University, B.S. Biology (Emphasis Microbiology)
University of Baltimore School of Law, Juris Doctorate
Admitted to MD Court of Appeals and the US District Court of MD
Court Appointed Special Advocate of NH (CASA), Guardian ad Litem
Community Involvement: Board President, Skating Club at Dartmouth; Youth Education Chair, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Upper Valley; Swift Water Girl Scout Leader
Legislative interests include: Gender, Racial, LGBTQ Equality; Common Sense Firearm Safety; Protecting Public Education; Voting Rights
Widow of Dr. Ralph C. Nichols, PhD; Mother of Kelsey Nichols
2nd term in the NH House
Represents Hanover and Lyme