About Bob Clegg
Bob Clegg has had a long and successful business and political career. For more than 25 years he owned construction companies as well as companies supplying the construction industry serving the New England region. In 2000 he retired from the industry devoting full time to his elected office in the NH Legislature.
Bob has always felt it was important to be a good member of the community and over the years in his hometown of Hudson he has served as: town councilor, selectman, member of the Budget Committee, Building Board of Appeals, Economic Development Committee, and Charter Study Committee. In 1993, the Hudson Chamber of Commerce recognized Bob as its Citizen of the Year. He also has been recognized by Hudson Post #48 for his work on behalf of veterans.
During his four terms in the New Hampshire House of Representatives Bob served in several leadership positions including Speaker Pro Tempore, Assistant Majority Leader and Majority Caucus Whip. He has been named Legislator of the Year by the National Republican Legislators Association, and Home Builders & Remodelers Association of New Hampshire.
In 2002, Bob was elected to represent District 14 in the New Hampshire State Senate. He worked on some of the most difficult issues facing our state including the budget, education funding and energy. He has also served as Majority Leader of the New Hampshire Senate.
After retiring from the State Senate, Bob’s entrepreneurial spirit wouldn’t let him sit for too long so he started an advocacy and public affairs business with his partner, and together they took on some of the toughest issues facing NH. Bob is also involved in building Workforce Housing, saving and restoring historic homes, and reaching out to give a hand-up to those who stumble.
Bob has been recognized by the NH Healthcare Association for efforts ensuring the stability of long term healthcare in New Hampshire; NH County Corrections Officials for passing the “most powerful tool County Corrections has had in 5 decades”; NH Independent Case Management Association for leadership during the implementation of Medicare changes; the NH Association of Justice Civil Justice Award; and the NH Fire Academy Award.
Bob is a past member of the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) and the USPCA foundation. He is a past President of the Hudson Taxpayers Association, Past Chairman of the State Building Code Review Board, a member of the Masons, and the current President of Pro-Gun NH. Bob lives in Hudson with his wife Priscilla and their dog Coalbe, they have 2 adult children.