Author Archive | Matt Murray

Kelly Ayotte Votes Against New Hampshire’s Best Interests In Budget

As the Senate wrapped up a slew of budget amendment votes Kelly Ayotte’s priorities were on full display, and now she has to begin the difficult work of trying to explain her indefensible votes to her constituents back home. Below is just a sampling of where Kelly Ayotte voted against New Hampshire’s best interests: Voted […]

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The Americans For Prosperity – NH (AKA Koch Brothers NH Mouthpiece) Approve Of House Budget. One More Reason To Oppose It

Today the New Hampshire chapter of the Americans For Prosperity, a Koch funded advocacy group, came out to show their support for the massive cuts proposed in the budget. From NHPR: The state’s chapter of Americans for Prosperity, a conservative political advocacy group backed by the Koch brothers,  are behind the House Finance version of the state’s […]

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Congress Votes To Block New Rules Mandated By The NLRB

Yesterday, Congressional Republicans continued their all out assault on working families by passing a law that would limit workers rights to organize and block new rules from the National Labor Relations Board that would allow for faster union elections, slated to take effect in April. The NLRB said in a December statement that the new […]

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Scott Walker, A Horrible Governor And Based On What He Has Done To Wisconsin, Should Not Be President

There is now doubt that the Republican’s are off and running in their attempts to win New Hampshire’s First In The Nation Primary. This weekend Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker tested the primary waters with a whirlwind tour of New Hampshire. Walker has recently come under fire for his comments comparing union protesters to ISIS terrorists. […]

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We Need A New Hampshire Senate That Puts People Above Big Business

This week the Republican controlled State Senate chose to put business profits ahead of working families, by voting to cut taxes for big business. The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute reported, “SB 1, which would lower the business profits tax (BPT) rate, and SB 2, which would lower the business enterprise tax (BET) rate, together […]

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How Much Did Senator Avard Really Know About The National Right To Work Committee’s PAC Donation Scheme?

Last week we reported on the big expose` that Kevin Landrigan did on the National Right To Work Committee’s shady campaign financing scam. In short, Kevin found that the NRTWC created multiple Political Action Campaigns to funnel more money to State Senate candidates like Kevin Avard than is legally allowed under New Hampshire Law. Each […]

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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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