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GOP lawmakers vote to reverse State House gun ban

Rep. John Burt (Image: youtube.com) The House Rules Committee today approved a proposal to allow lawmakers and members of the public to carry firearms on the House floor and in the visitors’ gallery. The rule change was proposed by Rep. John Burt (R-Goffstown), who attempted to enact a similar proposal in 2013. “If we become […]

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12-18-14 List Of Open Union Communications Positions From UnionJobs

DECEMBER 18, 2014 WEEKLY SUMMARY OF COMMUNICATIONS POSITIONS POSTED AT UNIONJOBS.COM AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) Data Coordinator – Wisconsin, Campaigns Department – Midwest Region, Wisconsin Campaign Coordinator – Ohio, Campaigns Department Midwest Region  Ohio Popular Education Coordinator, Campaigns Department  District of Columbia Communications Coordinator, Communications Department (MW Region)  Michigan […]

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Executive Branch State Employees Declare Impasse in Contract Negotiations

Concord, NH, December 18, 2014 – Earlier today, the Executive Branch employees’ bargaining team unanimously agreed to move to the next step in contract negotiations with the State of NH. The team declared impasse, which is the trigger to take negotiations to the next level, mediation; meaning a neutral third party will be selected to […]

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Granite State Rumblings: Cutting Poverty In Half In Ten Years

Since 2010, the Half in Ten campaign has tracked its progress toward achieving its goal of cutting poverty in half in 10 years by examining 21 different indicators of economic security and opportunity. Here are the top 12 key indicators from this year’s report. 1. POVERTY RATE About 45.3 million Americans lived below the poverty […]

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FairPoint CEO Issues Misleading Response to Vermont Governor

FairPoint CEO Paul H. Sunu has issued a misleading response to Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin’s call for company to settle a fair contract Sunu’s letter makes no mention of the more than $200 million in compromises the union has offered, including new health care premiums Letter entirely omits the issue of outsourcing; company’s imposed terms […]

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NATCA Applauds FAA Funding, Warns Of Potential Future Instability

WASHINGTON – The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) today applauds the full funding of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015, as part of the passage of the “Cromnibus” spending bill approved last week. At the same time, NATCA President Paul Rinaldi warns that sequestration remains a threat to the modernization […]

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December 16, 1929

New South Wales mounted police open fire on a crowd of 4,000 coal miners – locked out since March – protesting the introduction of scabs at the Rothbury, Australia, mine. One miner was killed and others seriously injured. Earlier in September, the government introduced an “Unlawful Assembly Act,” which declared pickets and protests illegal and […]

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December 16, 1929

New South Wales mounted police open fire on a crowd of 4,000 coal miners – locked out since March – protesting the introduction of scabs at the Rothbury, Australia, mine. One miner was killed and others seriously injured. Earlier in September, the government introduced an “Unlawful Assembly Act,” which declared pickets and protests illegal and […]

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December 15, 1944

Rubber tapper, trade union leader, and community and environmental activist Chico Mendes is born. Mendes fought to preserve the Amazon rainforest and advocated for the rights of Brazilian workers, peasants, and indigenous peoples. In 1988, a rancher m…

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NH Insurance Department Issues Winter Weather Tips

Concord – In winter, snowstorms and icy roads are always a possibility. The New Hampshire Insurance Department urges you to take all possible precautions during storms or when out on the roads. In the event of an accident, here are some tips on how to work with your insurance company: What to do if you’re […]

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