Author Archive | Matt Murray

Progressive Senators Speak Out Against Provisions Of The Job Killing Trans-Pacific Partnership

Yesterday was a huge day in the US Senate as progressive legislators took to the Senate floor to protest the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). A group of eight Senators spoke out in opposition to the TPP and specifically the “fast tracking” of the TPP. Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown opened the parade of speeches by saying, “American […]

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Why We Need More People Like Senator Sanders Running For Office, Even If They Don’t Win

Can you believe it? We are only half-way through February of 2015, and we are already talking about the 2016 Presidential Elections. Politics is the un-official sport of the Granite State. We take great pride in holding the First in the Nation Primary. This brings candidates from across the country to our quaint little state […]

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The Real Republican Agenda To Pass Right To Work In NH

Why is the NH Republican Party pushing so hard for their so-called “Right To Work” legislation? Is it about jobs? Hardly. It has been proven time and time again that passing “Right To Work” legislation is not the magic job-creator that the Republicans claim it to be. If passing “Right To Work” had some type […]

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Make Your Voice Heard On Raising The Minimum Wage And Opposing Right To Work

The time is now to stand up for working families.  Over the next two weeks the New Hampshire Legislature will be holding public hearings on raising the minimum wage and the aptly named Right To Work bill. We need everyone to show up and make their voices heard. On Tuesday the 10th the House Labor Committee will […]

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The TPP: What Could Be The Worst Trade Deal In History And You Have Not Heard Anything About It

Right now the President and Congress are talking about a new trade proposal that you have probably heard nothing about but will have monumental effects on our economy. “The Trans-Pacific Partnership would be the largest trade in history,” said former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich. One problem is that the details of the TPP are […]

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She Works Full Time For A Government Contractor For Poverty Wages And Then Became Homeless

Privatization leads the race to the bottom. Report after report continues to show that workers and taxpayer lose when government jobs are contracted out to the lowest bidder. Last year In The Public Interest released a biting report on the effects of privatizing public jobs. “By slashing labor costs, a company may be able to […]

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Congressional House Members Split On Omnibus Bill

  This week has been very busy in Washington as Congress created yet another manufactured crisis with threats to shut down the government over a divisive continuing resolution. The good news is that, for now, the government will remain open as the House passed a omnibus bill to fund the government for another year. The […]

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