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Once Again, Republicans In The NH Senate Kill An Increase To The Minimum Wage

Republicans Kill Minimum Wage Increase That Would Benefit More than 141,000 Granite Staters    

CONCORD- Senator Donna Soucy (D-Manchester), Deputy Democratic Leader and sponsor of SB 412, issued the following statement after Senate Republicans defeated a minimum wage increase along a party line vote:

“While 17 … Continue reading

One Million Anti-TPP Petitions Delivered to Congress


TPP Signing in New Zealand Overshadowed by U.S. Presidential Candidate, Congressional Opposition

U.S. Reps. Rosa DeLauro and … Continue reading

Senator Andrew Hosmer Introduces a Bill to Reduce Child Care Costs

For too many working families the cost of child care has become unbearable. The Boston Globe reports that the average annual cost of child care in New Hampshire is between $11,000 and $15,000.  Given that a full time minimum wage earner in New Hampshire only make … Continue reading

Senator Ayotte’s Horrible Record Of Opposing Paycheck Fairness

Last week we celebrated the 7th anniversary of President Obama signing the Lilly Ledbetter Act to fight the gender wage inequality. Some, including my own Senator, Kelly Ayotte, are still fighting against the hard working women of the Granite State by opposing legislation to close the gender … Continue reading

Will Hillary Clinton Push Fellow Democratic Supporters To Oppose The TPP?

Will Clinton Spend Some Of Her Newly Acquired Political Capitol To Do What Is Right For Working Families?

Yesterday, the Bernie Sanders campaign hit Hillary Clinton on her newly adopted position opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership. If Clinton wants to prove that she is as whole-heartedly against the … Continue reading

Sanders Contrasts Record with Clinton on ‘Disastrous’ Trade Deals

Since the early 1990’s Sanders has opposed these disastrous trade deals.  After great pressure, Clinton comes out against the TPP.

DES MOINES, Iowa – Bernie Sanders told steelworkers at a boisterous meeting in a union hall here on Tuesday that a proposed 12-nation Pacific Rim trade … Continue reading

Leo W Gerard: Government Run Like A Business Poisons Kids

Governor Rick Snyder’s Administration
Failed The People Of Flint

The people of Michigan hired themselves a GOP businessman to be governor in 2011. And what they got was children poisoned by public water in Flint.

That is, what they got was a government run based on GOP … Continue reading

Democratic Senators Introduce Minimum Wage Increase And Profit Sharing Legislation

Senator Soucy Introduces NH Minimum Wage Bill 

CONCORD – Today, Senator Donna Soucy (D-Manchester) introduced SB 412, which establishes the NH minimum wage at $12 per hour.

Following the Senate Finance Committee public hearing on SB 412, Sen. Soucy released the following comments: 

“Paying decent wages … Continue reading

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