Divisive labor union bill headed for hearing — Maine Politics — Bangor Daily News: “AUGUSTA, Maine — Tensions rose in the state Senate Thursday as lawmakers sparred over a Republican effort to consider a contentious labor union bill in the final weeks of the legislative session.
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Democrats question handling of union bill | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME: “‘This is an emotional issue being taken up at the same time the (two-year state) budget is being taken up,’ said Sen. Nancy Sullivan, D-Biddeford. ‘If we bring this back up, we jeopardize the budget in its entirety.’
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Lawmakers should show up and vote – NashuaTelegraph.com: “As a former state senator, I was appalled to read in Kevin Landrigan’s May 22 political column that in an attempt to overturn the governor’s veto on the right-to-work bill, at House Speaker William O’Brien’s urging, House chairmen were giving instructions to … Continue reading
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As politicians in Concord attempt to push through “right to work for less” legislation, we need to let them know that we stand against this … Continue reading
Senate proposal keeps cuts to higher education aid and Medicaid, restores funding for mental health programs – NashuaTelegraph.com: “CONCORD – Senate budget writers completed a two-year $4.46 billion budget plan Thursday that failed to restore deep House-passed cuts in state aid to higher education and Medicaid payments to 13 acute-care … Continue reading
This is a note from the Union Carpenters of New Hampshire. You can also follow them on facebook….
So what is this really about? (5):
“The extreme partisan NH House leadership knows it’s overreaching with its attacks on middle class families.
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Vice President Biden in Nashua for fundraiser – NashuaTelegraph.com: “And in Concord, the Republican majority is pushing a budget that would devastate vital social services, as well as a proposal to invalidate unions by preventing them from taking dues from non-union members.
“You see, in New Hampshire … we stand … Continue reading
Even the news media was informed that he would not call the vote if he did not have the votes ahead of time.
NHPR.org – GOP Chair: “Right to Work” Bill Important to State GOP: “Kimball said this vote will set the tone. ‘I think the country is watching. … Continue reading
An article about how outside companies are spend tons of money in a semi-legal fashion to influence campaigns.
Secret Donors Multiply in U.S. Election Spending – Bloomberg: “In the weeks before last November’s election, television viewers in South Carolina were treated to an animated caricature of Representative John Spratt high- … Continue reading
An interesting take on what is going on in Concord. This is a blog so it is edgy.
A Government of the Party, by the Party, and for the Party? – Salem-News.Com: “It appears that our form of government has been corrupted and bastardized by an overwhelming greed … Continue reading