Curtis Barry

Senior Counsel, State Government Relations

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Prior to joining the Dupont Group in 1999, Curtis served as Senior Legislative Assistant to the New Hampshire House Majority Leader and as Legislative Assistant to the Senate Majority Leader.  He established and maintained a practice in government relations representing four professional/trade associations and a pari-mutuel facility, and served as Executive Director of the New Hampshire High Technology Council.  He was listed as one of New Hampshire’s top twenty most effective lobbyists in 1996 at the age of 33, by Business New Hampshire magazine.

In 2003, Curtis was recognized in the Union Leader, New Hampshire’s only state-wide newspaper, as one of that year’s 40 Under Forty, described as “40 up and coming people, all under the age of 40, who are making a difference in our state.”

Curtis has been closely involved in New Hampshire state politics for over 20 years.  In 2008, he was chosen to be a Delegate to the 2008 Republican National Convention.  In the past, he has served in senior campaign staff positions for two Presidential Primary campaigns, two New Hampshire Congressional campaigns and a governor’s race, and has been an advisor to several successful state Senate campaigns.  He has also been an analyst on the New Hampshire Primary for CBS radio network and a number of radio talk shows across the country.  Curtis also appeared as a regular pundit on the political website Primary Diner.  One of his articles, NH Primary for Dummies, was featured on

Curtis coaches youth baseball and softball, is New Hampshire District Two Commissioner for Babe Ruth Softball and has been a Director, four years as President and six as Vice President, of the Concord Baseball Association, Inc., a charitable non-profit corporation.  In that capacity, he led the effort to bring a team in the New England Collegiate Baseball League, the Concord Quarry Dogs, to Concord and was involved in two Babe Ruth League baseball World Series hosted in Concord.  He was also a founding member of the Concord CrimeLine.

Focus Areas:  Commercial Business Regulation; Gaming; Labor; Regulated Professions; Tax Policy

Author of the Following Recent Blog Articles:
Consumer Spending Trumps Consumer Confidence
Still, They Say No Inflation Worries
Brace for Inflation, Despite What TV Economists Declare
Total Employment Gap Still Exists Despite Better Employment Picture
New Affirmation of the New Hampshire Advantage
Keno Is Overlooked as New Hampshire Focuses on Casino Legislation
The Economics of Immigration with a Personal Case in Point