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Congresswomen Kuster and Shea-Porter Push For A Return Of Net Neutrality

Today, Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02)  announced her support for a Congressional Review Act resolution sponsored by Congressman Mike Doyle (PA-14) to reverse the FCC’s repeal of net neutrality protections.

In December, the Federal Communications Commission voted to reverse the Open Internet Order, which regulated Internet Service Providers … Continue reading

NH Pushes Legislation To Limit Big Money In Politics

Overwhelming Cross-Partisan Majorities Believe Big Money in NH Elections is A Problem

Majority Support “Civic Dollars” Solution

CONCORD, NH — A survey of New Hampshire voters has found that large majorities in both parties believe big money is a problem in state elections, and support a current … Continue reading

Don’t Be Fooled By Walmart’s Promotional Stunt About Increasing Wages

This week the nations largest employer made national news by announcing they would raise their minimum wage to $11 an hour and provide a $1,000 bonus to 1.5 million American employees. They say that this move to increase wages and provide employee bonuses is all thanks to … Continue reading

NH Delegation Says “NO” To Offshore Drilling

New England Coastline Protection Act would protect seacoast communities from dangerous Trump Administration proposal to allow drilling in the North Atlantic region

Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) today co-introduced legislation with Congressman David Cicilline (RI-01) which would prohibit oil and gas drilling off the coasts … Continue reading

AFGE thanks lawmakers for joint bill supporting federal workers

FAIR Act seeks to address years of cuts to workers’ pay, benefits

WASHINGTON – The nation’s largest union of federal workers, the American Federation of Government Employees, thanks Senate and House lawmakers for introducing joint legislation that recognizes their invaluable contributions to this country.

The Federal Adjustment … Continue reading

Maura Sullivan Announces Massive Quarterly Campaign Fundraising

This week, Maura Sullivan, a Democratic candidate for the 1st Congressional district in NH, announced that she has raised over $430,000 in in her first quarter.

Sullivan, is a Marine Corps & Iraq War veteran who worked in the Obama Administration as the Assistant VA Secretary.  After leaving the VA, … Continue reading

Senator Push Legislation To Help Veterans Get CDL Certificates

Bipartisan Legislation Cosponsored by Senators Shaheen and Hassan to Ease Requirements on Military Members Seeking Commercial Driver’s Licenses Signed Into Law

(Washington, DC) – The bipartisan Jobs for Our Heroes Act of 2017, which Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) cosponsored, was signed into law by the … Continue reading

AFT-NH Legislative Bulletin: More Attacks On Public Employees And School Vouchers

The New Hampshire legislature is beginning to return to its accustomed rhythms and routines as both the House and the Senate met in session. More important, committees began holding hearings on this year’s avalanche of proposed bills and these hearings will continue unabated for the next six or seven weeks. … Continue reading

Transportation Trades Department Of The AFL-CIO Applauds Work Group On Infrastructure

Problem Solvers Caucus Report Demonstrates Bipartisan Support for Infrastructure Investments

Washington, DC — Larry I. Willis, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement on the Problem Solvers Caucus Infrastructure Working Group Report Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure:

“We applaud the Problem Solvers Caucus Infrastructure Working Group, led by … Continue reading

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