Why Is Sen. Ayotte Holding the Vacant Supreme Court Seat For Donald Trump to Fill?
By Lindsay Jakows
Soon after Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Sen. Kelly Ayotte said that she will support him in the general election. Since Sen. Ayotte has repeatedly indicated her opposition to providing fair consideration to President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, she has now made clear … Continue reading
Powerful New Coalition Aims To Advance Bold Wall Street Reform Agenda
Labor organizations and community groups representing 25 million Americans unite behind tough agenda: closing Wall Street tax loopholes, making banks smaller and simpler, curbing predatory lending, and more
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today headlined an event in Washington, DC, where membership organizations, policy experts and … Continue reading
Vast Differences Between Republicans And Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates On Raising The Minimum Wage
Republican Candidates For Governor Of New Hampshire, Reject Overwhelming Voter Support For Raising The Minimum Wage.
Whether or not to raise the minimum wage in New Hampshire will undoubtedly be one of the biggest issues in this year’s Gubernatorial race. Large majorities of both, Republicans and Democrats, support … Continue reading
Roger Tilton To Run For New Hampshire Senate To Unseat Senator Gary Daniels
We have just learned that Roger Tilton of Milford will be announcing his candidacy for New Hampshire Senate, District 11 (Milford, Merrimack, Amherst and Wilton) on June 10th.
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Granite Stater Among A Dozen Young Leaders In Washington Calling On Senate To “Do Your Job”
Young Leaders Join Members of Congress to tell Senators: #DoYourJob
Yesterday, national youth-led and youth-serving organizations released an open letter to U.S. Senators calling for fair consideration for President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland.
At the press conference releasing the letter today at the Supreme Court, young … Continue reading
The US International Trade Commission Shows The TPP Is Bad News For Working Families
A New Report From The US International Trade Commission
Shows The TPP Is Not Worth Passing
Yesterday, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) released their findings … Continue reading
Our Failure To Invest In Infrastructure Is Actually Costing You Thousands
Just drive down the road and you will quickly realize that our roads and bridges are in dire need of repair. However roads and bridges are … Continue reading
The DOL To Double Overtime Rule Lifting The Wages Of An Estimated 12 Million Workers
12.5 Million Americans: the number of people that the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) estimates will be affected by President Obama’s changes to the overtime rule.
Today, the Department of Labor, under President Obama’s direction, will update the threshold for salaried workers who automatically qualify for overtime when they … Continue reading
Union Members Don't Love Donald Trump As He Claims
Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, bragged about his “tremendous support within unions.” “The workers love me,” he claimed.
The Donald likely would be looking for love in all the wrong places if he campaigned in some deep western Kentucky union halls.
GOP Gubernatorial Candidates To Push 'Right To Work' On NH Once Again
As Yogi Berra once put it, “It’s like Déjà vu, all over again.”
The Republican Gubernatorial primary candidates just showed how out of touch they are with working families. WMUR reported this week at all of the GOP candidates for New Hampshire’s Governor came out in strong in support of the so-called Right To Work legislation.
UBER's Sharing Economy Is A New Name For Exploiting Workers
Uber and the “sharing economy” may be the biggest economic lie since “Right to Work.”
The sharing economy is a fraud, a sham, a corporate marketing stunt to get people who believe that by using “on-demand” apps is somehow helping workers and not feeding the greedy capitalistic system.