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Jackie Cilley: It Is Time To Raise The Minimum Wage

An idea is rapidly gaining force around the country, finding support across the political spectrum. Red states Arkansas, Alaska, South Dakota and Nebraska voted last November to join bright-blue cities like San Francisco and Oakland in its support. President Obama and Mitt Romney have both expressed support and Gov. Maggie Hassan added it to her […]

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State Senator Fuller-Clark and Rep Elliot: Overturning Citizens United Is Truly A Bi-Partisan Solution

By NH state Senator Fuller Clark and Representative Elliott As Americans, we take pride in our Democracy and in the notion that in our Government we all have equal voice.  However, the New Hampshire legislature is currently debating the very meaning of this word. The State House and Senate will consider a constitutional amendment that would overturn […]

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“without a permit, we’ll be an even safer state”

State Senator Jeb Bradley, from an interview on NHPR about his new bill: There are only four states that don’t require a permit to carry a concealed gun – Arizona, Wyoming, Vermont, and Alaska. Why add New Hampshire to that list?…One of the states you cited – Vermont – has had the right to carry […]

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State Rep. Rideout blames measles outbreak on Obama immigration policy

Image: President Obama and his “wave of illegal immigrants” are responsible for the ongoing measles outbreak, writes State Rep. Leon Rideout. “Measles Once Eradicated In United States Now Rampant In 14 States,” Rideout wrote on his Facebook page. “Can You Say Thank You Obama And Your Wave Of Illegal Immigrants. There Is A Reason […]

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AFL-CIO, Allies Award Grants to Innovating Community Organizers

The LIFT Fund is the first-of-its-kind to support collaboration and innovation around new forms of worker organizing. (Washington, DC, Jan. 29, 2015)— Today, the AFL-CIO announced the third round of LIFT Fund grants, which will be awarded to a diverse group of organizations who are organizing workers outside of traditional models.  Past recipients include the […]

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Marple Tunnel Syndrome: Lawmaker seeks to remove public officials who violate state’s sovereignty

Image: State Rep. Richard Marple believes the state’s sovereignty has experienced “serious erosion” and he is determined to punish the public officials who are responsible. The Hookset Republican is the prime sponsor for legislation that would cause the “immediate removal from office with no appeal” for any official who “advocates or performs any act […]

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AFT-NH Red Alert: Standing Up Against Timberlane Regional School District Budget Cuts

A special message from AFT-NH PLEASE ATTEND THE 2015 DELIBERATIVE SESSION Thursday, February 5, 2015, 7:00 pm at the Timberlane Regional High School Gymnasium Registered voter check-in will begin at 6:00 pm in the TRHS Cafeteria The Timberlane Regional School District is under attack at the deliberative session on February 5th.  Students and staff will suffer […]

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Worker Wins Update: From the Casino to the Classroom, Workers Earn Critical Victories

WASHINGTON, DC– Workers across the country have stood up in the past month to fight for better wages and working conditions. Casino Workers Hit Jackpot With Major Organizing Wins: More than 12,000 workers have organized through UNITE HERE in 2014, surpassing a goal of 10,000 set during the union’s convention. These victories include workers at […]

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Weekly List Of Open Communication Jobs From UnionJobs

JANUARY 29, 2015 WEEKLY SUMMARY OF COMMUNICATIONS POSITIONS POSTED AT UNIONJOBS.COM AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) Program Coordinator, Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Department  District of Columbia Senior Field Representative, Campaigns Department  Arizona, Colorado Strategic Campaigns Coordinator, Organizing Department  District of Columbia Development Manager, Digital Strategies Department  District of Columbia […]

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