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Ahead Of Labor Day, NH AFL-CIO And NH Democrats Blast GOP Candidates Anti-Worker Agenda

Ahead of the holiday weekend dedicated to honoring the sacrifices made by workers, the NH AFL-CIO and the NH Democratic Party, blast Republicans over their failed and out of touch policies that harm working families. Labor Day is the annual holiday to “celebrate the progress of American workers,” said NH … Continue reading

The Evolution Of Labor Day (Info-Graphic)

As we approach Labor Day it is important to stop and take a look back at how far we have come as organized labor.  180 years ago adults and children were working 12-hour days, 7 days a week, and they still “owed their soul to the company store.” Throughout the … Continue reading

Sen Kelly Ayotte Says She Is Working For NH Working Families But Votes Say Otherwise

Ayotte Tries To Hide Record Of Voting Against Job Training, Higher Education, And Workforce Development Programs For New Hampshire We must ensure that we’re adequately training not only our current workforce, but also the next generation of American innovators. — Kelly Ayotte (@KellyAyotte) August 31, 2015 Kelly Ayotte today claimed … Continue reading

NHDP Chair Buckley: Sen. Forrester Crossed A Line With Her Toxic Political Rhetoric

Raymond Buckley, Chair of the NH Democratic Party  Whether Sen. Jeanie Forrester’s recent opinion piece (Monitor Forum, Aug. 26) was motivated by her continuing desire to do Sen. Kelly Ayotte’s political dirty work or by Sen. Forrester’s own political ambitions, the fact remains that her piece was as false as it was … Continue reading

Republicans Are The Reason Our Public Schools Are Hurting

The Republican Primary is always fun to watch as the candidates try to outdo each other the issues. Recently it was what to do about the problems facing our public school systems. Our public education system is in rough shape and the majority of the blame falls squarely on the … Continue reading

The GOP’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Is Racist And Un-American

Enough is enough!  We must stop praising these politicians who trying to win the nomination of the Republican Party by threatening to evict 11 million aspiring Americans and potentially millions more American citizens whose parents are not yet citizens. It is disgusting, racist and un-American.   By now you have … Continue reading

Labor And Elected Leaders Applaud New Northern Pass Proposal

Senior leaders of the New Hampshire labor movement were on hand at Globe Manufacturing in Pittsfield, NH today as Eversource officials announced “Forward New Hampshire,” the new plan for the Northern Pass project. New Hampshire’s labor movement supports the new proposal because it will create thousands of good jobs for … Continue reading

Republicans In The NH Executive Council Put Politics Over People By Defunding Planned Parenthood

Today the Republican led Executive Council in New Hampshire upped their attacks on women and working families. In a 3-2 vote the Executive Council voted to defund Planned Parenthood in the NH. Jenifer Horn, the NH GOP Chair cited the false and misleading video as justification for defunding an organization … Continue reading

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Scott Walker, A Horrible Governor And Based On What He Has Done To Wisconsin, Should Not Be President

Now, Gov. Walker has taken his anti-worker, pro-business agenda on the road and one of his first stops is New Hampshire, where he was immediately met by hundreds of protestors. Labor leaders from across New England demanded an apology from Gov. Walker for his comments at the CPAC convention.

CWA Launches Radio Ads in Seven Regions Slamming Verizon’s Failure to Develop FiOS Broadband Service

Ads Come as Thousands Rallied Last Saturday to Reject Verizon’s Demands to Eliminate Job Security, Slash Pensions, Increase Health Care Costs With Days Remaining Before Contract Expiration, CWA and IBEW Demand Good Jobs, Verizon Commitment to Good Service

Jeb Bush Enrages Granite Staters With Talk Of "Phasing Out" Medicare

Granite Staters Respond to Jeb Bush’s New Plan to “Phase Out” Medicare Speaking at an Americans for Prosperity event yesterday, Jeb Bush enraged people when he said “we need to figure out a way to phase out” Medicare for future enrollees.

As A Progressive I am Leaning Toward Senator Sanders And Here Is Why

I am also deeply concerned that Congress is moving us in the wrong direction. They are opposing every idea we put forward that is a time tested solution to fixing our broken economy and lifting the wages of millions of hungry families. I find myself being drawn to Senator Bernie Sanders more and more.
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