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Brad Bannon: 4 Reasons Why Democrats Should Support Medicare For All

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) call for Democrats to campaign on and fight for a national single-payer health insurance program is just the remedy the doctor ordered for her party.

Here are the four reasons for Democrats to push the envelope on health care reform.

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Help Send Matt From The NH Labor News To Netroots Nation 2017

For seven years now I have been blogging and building up the NH Labor News to be the strong progressive news outlet that it has become.  While there are many people who contribute content to the NH Labor News, the majority of the work is done by me, on my … Continue reading

Leo W Gerard: American Workers Seek Enforcement, Not Protection

American workers have made a simple request of politicians for decades: stop the trade violations that kill American manufacturers and jobs.

American factories and workers are willing to compete. They are able to compete. But the playing field must be level. American workers and employers can’t win when their rival … Continue reading

Women Of Manchester Send Scathing Letter To Mayor Gatsas Over 2015 Rape At West High

Manchester, NH– Women of Manchester release an open letter to Mayor Ted Gatsas expressing shock over recent incidences.  For other women who wish to sign on please visit: www.ipetitions.com/petition/dear-mayor-gatsas.  Full letter text included below.

The Hon. Mayor Theodore Gatsas

1 City Hall Plaza

Manchester, NH … Continue reading

Concerned Citizens Confront Secretary of State Gardner Over Information Provided To Election Commission

Today a group of concerned citizens traveled to Concord to have a frank discussion with New Hampshire’s Secretary of State, Bill Gardner.  The group had serious concerns about the information being provided to the President’s “Election Integrity Commission” and what the information would be used for.

The commission sent … Continue reading

ACLU of NH Sues To Block Secretary Of State From Disclosing Statewide Voter Information

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire today sued to bar the New Hampshire Secretary of State William Gardner from illegally disclosing statewide information concerning New Hampshire voters.  The complaint can be found attached below.

On Friday, June 30, 2017, Secretary Gardner agreed to produce to the recently-created Presidential … Continue reading

Governor And Union Fail To Reach Agreement Leaving NH State Employees Without A Contract

The New Hampshire State Employees Association (SEIU1984) and the State of New Hampshire have failed to reach a contract agreement and workers are now working without a contract.

As of now the NHLN does not have any details on the negotiations other that what the SEA said in this brief … Continue reading

Leo W Gerard: Veto The Cold-Hearted Health Care Bill

Donald Trump is right. The House health insurance bill is “mean, mean, mean,” as he put it last week. He correctly called the measure that would strip health insurance from 23 million Americans “a son of a bitch.”

The proposal is not at all what Donald … Continue reading

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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.

"Handmaid's" Watch In Disgust As House Passes SB66, A Fetal Personhood Bill

In an unprecedented assault on women's reproductive rights, the NH House passed SB66, a 'fetal personhood' bill. The fetal personhood measure recognizes a fetus as an independent victim of a crime for the first time under New Hampshire law.

Coalition And Activists Call On Governor Sununu To Veto Voter Suppression Bill SB3

The New Hampshire Campaign for Voting Rights urges New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu to veto SB3 following its passage in the state House today. Passing narrowly on a 191-162 vote, SB3 will create an unfunded mandate for cities and towns and long lines for same-day registration.

A 21st Century New Deal For Jobs: A Progressive Plan To Rebuild America And Put People To Work

One of the greatest problems plaguing the United States right now is our crumbling infrastructure. Throughout the U.S. roads and bridges are literally falling to pieces. During the 2016 election nearly every candidate talked about fixing our growing infrastructure problem.