(January 16, 2018) Below is the full submitted testimony of AFT-NH President Douglas Ley on SB 193:
Let me begin by offering my thanks to the Committee Chair and to … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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