"I've never heard of them calling a hearing to a close before the people who signed up to speak had a chance to speak," said Sarah Jane Knoy of the Granite State Organizing Project.
said there may be state laws that could be changed to help prevent bedbugs - laws relating to pesticide regulations, building codes or how summer camps handle luggage.
said the major issue is one of letting people speak at a public hearing.
"People had taken time out of their busy schedules to speak or listen, and they never had the chance," Knoy
Many of those present were part of a voluntary committee formed in Manchester to address bedbugs there.
Representatives of the New Hampshire Landlords Association
and St. Anselm College
said that after the hearing, several attendees went to register a complaint with the office of House Speaker William O'Brien, a Republican from Mont Vernon.