More News from WMUR on yesterday’s Non Vote and the speaker removing one of his own GOP for calling for the vote.
House Delays Vote On Right-To-Work Bill – Politics News Story – WMUR New Hampshire: “CONCORD, N.H. — The Statehouse was packed Wednesday with activists on both sides … Continue reading
National News about other state employees fighting the state legislators…
Unions file unfair labor practice complaint against state | Great Falls Tribune | greatfallstribune.com: “HELENA — Three Montana public employee unions representing state employees will file an unfair labor practice complaint against the state of Montana today.
MEA-MFT, the Montana … Continue reading
The governor is working hard to boost New Hampshire’s economy….
Governor Lynch Announces Five NH Companies to Receive Grants to Train Workers | Press Releases | Governor John Lynch: “CONCORD – Governor John Lynch today announced that five New Hampshire companies will receive grants to train 543 New Hampshire workers … Continue reading
Following his failure to corral enough votes to override Governor Lynch’s veto of HB 474, the “Right to Work” (for less) bill, New Hampshire House of Representatives Speaker William O’Brien held a “press conference” which barred voters, legislators, and progressive bloggers (specifically Granite State Progress), yet admitted a conservative … Continue reading
Group files complaint regarding Kucmas campaign | New Hampshire NEWS06: “CONCORD — Granite State Progress has filed a complaint Tuesday with the Attorney General’s Office alleging improper coordination between New England Right to Work and the losing campaign of Republican Peter Kucmas in last week’s special House election.
Granite … Continue reading
Et tu, New Hampshire?
Louis L. Broad
In the face of the options to raise taxes or cut services the Republican Party led by the Tea Party movement has focused on a third option: simply pay less and hope nobody notices the decline of quality of service that follows, especially … Continue reading
New Hampshire is not the only state fighting the Voter ID Bill.
Voter ID debate could change 2012 landscape – Politics – Decision 2012 – msnbc.com: “After raising the alarm in 2008 that voter fraud could tip the election to … Continue reading
If you were watching the events in Concord yesterday, you saw blatant partisan tactics on display, as Speaker O’Brien foguht to stack the deck against working families in the House of Representatives. It’s clear that he will resort to any dirty tactic to pass his attack on New Hampshire families. … Continue reading
NH AFL/CIO President Mark MacKenzie spoke to crowds outside Speaker O’Brien’s closed-door press conference, after the House failed to take the much-trumpeted vote on Right to Work (for less) legislation HB-474. Speaker O’Brien had annoi=unced that the vote would take place, prompting unprecedented attendance by 378 legislators.
Veto challenge postponed | Concord Monitor: “House Speaker William O’Brien backed off his plan to call a vote yesterday on the vetoed right-to-work legislation, saying he would attempt the override when he was sure it would succeed.
Despite a nearly full House yesterday, O’Brien told reporters after the session that … Continue reading