Why Senator Dan Innis Is Wrong In Opposition To Raising The Minimum Wage
Small Businesses want a higher minimum wage because it increases local spending and spurs economic growth.
Inflation from raising the minimum wage will be hardly noticeable to most people.
Sen Avard, Along With His Lobbyist Friends, Push Bill To Toss Thousands Off SNAP Program
State Senator Kevin Avard just submitted a new piece of legislation (SB7), co-written by out-of-state lobbyists, to cut the number of people eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) commonly referred to as “Food Stamps.”
Avard stated in his press release:
“The intent of this legislation is … Continue reading
Legislators Consider Prohibiting Union Dues Deductions From Public Employees
On March 1st, the NH House Labor Committee will hear public testimony on HB 438, a bill to prohibit a “public employer from withholding union dues from a public employee’s wages.” Essentially this would prohibit workers from choosing how they want to spend their own money and how they choose … Continue reading
Justice and Injustice in The Big City — Part One
(NB: This article was based on interviews with attorneys, court employees, police officers, defendants, and personal observations by this reporter in actual courtrooms.)
You probably watch “Law & Order.” Most people do. There you get to see the justice system chugging along like a sausage factory. The police think someone … Continue reading
End Child Abuse In The Name Of “Therapy”
This coming week the New Hampshire State Senate will debate and ultimately vote on a bill to prohibit “conversion therapy” to change a person’s gender presentation or identity for children under 18.
New Hampshire looks to join the five states and the District of Columbia that have already banned … Continue reading
Senators Shaheen And Hassan Take To The Senate Floor To Oppose EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt
U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) spoke on the Senate floor today in opposition of Scott Pruitt, President Trump’s nominee to serve as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Shaheen voiced her concerns about Pruitt’s record as Attorney General of Oklahoma, including his many lawsuits in favor of … Continue reading
Right To Work Goes Down In The NH House, New Hampshire Labor Rejoices
To the great “disappointment” of Governor Sununu, SB 11, the so-called “Right to Work” for less bill, goes down in flames. By a bi-partisan vote of 200 to 177 the members of the NH House voted to kill the bill. “I am deeply disappointed today by the House’s failure to … Continue reading
Business Economist And Industry Shill Now Chair Of Health Economics At UNH
The University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics just hired one of the business industry’s biggest shills in the fight against raising the minimum wage.
The Donald likely would be looking for love in all the wrong places if he campaigned in some deep western Kentucky union halls.
If you’re a union member who might vote for Donald Trump…
…please consider this:
Buried in this week’s document leak to the UK-based Guardian, there is a check from Donald Trump for $15,000 – made payable to Wisconsin Club for Growth – and dated April 3, 2012, the same day that Trump met with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in New York.