Leo W Gerard: CEO Tax Con
Apple CEO Tim Cook announced this week that the company would repatriate $252 billion, give or take a few billion, then invest in America and create some American jobs – for a change.
This is a result of the massive tax cut Congressional Republicans awarded corporations like Apple that were hoarding … Continue reading
AFL-CIO and Broad Coalition File Amicus Briefs in Janus v. AFSCME
(Washington, DC) — Today, the AFL-CIO joined unions, public and private employers, elected officials from both parties, religious organizations, academics and civil rights organizations filing amicus briefs in Janus v. AFSCME, defending working people’s right to effectively organize and negotiate.
“Working people have always had to fight for the freedom … Continue reading
Taxpayers Defrauded Out Of $90 Million Dollars, Union Wants Investigation Into VA “Choice” Contractors
The Union For Workers At The Department of Veterans Affairs, Pens Letter To Congress Calling For An Investigation Into Contractors Running “Choice” Program.
WASHINGTON – Yesterday the nation’s largest federal union, the American Federation of Government Employees, sent a letter to the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs leadership calling … Continue reading
Republicans Ram Through Unconstitutional School Voucher Bill
The House of Representatives voted today to pass SB 193, legislation establishing a school voucher program allowing parents to use Education Trust Fund dollars to subsidize tuition to private schools including religious institutions.
House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff (D-Penacook) released the following statement after the vote:
“Simply put, this … Continue reading
President Trump Disbands Sham Voting Commission
President Trump officially disbanded what was left of his so-called “Presidential Commission on Election Integrity” yesterday. The commission’s main act during its tenure was to attempt to procure voting information on millions of registered voters, including Granite Staters. The American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire (ACLU-NH) successfully prevented New … Continue reading
Republicans In The New Hampshire Senate Pass “Poll Tax” On Voters
The Senate voted to change the residency requirements when registering to vote that could cost new voters hundreds of dollars.
Today, the Republican-controlled New Hampshire Senate voted along party lines to pass HB372, the voter suppression legislation that would create a de facto poll tax by redefining residency … Continue reading