Senate Ways and Means Votes to Cut Business Taxes While State Struggles to Fund Critical Needs

CONCORD, NH – The Senate Ways and Means Committee today approved two separate bills that together would reduce business tax revenue by tens of millions of dollars at a time when the state is struggling to fund public services vital to New Hampshire’s economic future. SB 1, which would lower the business profits tax (BPT) […]

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FEBRUARY 19, 2015 WEEKLY SUMMARY OF COMMUNICATIONS POSITIONS POSTED AT UNIONJOBS.COM

FEBRUARY 19, 2015 WEEKLY SUMMARY OF COMMUNICATIONS POSITIONS POSTED AT UNIONJOBS.COM AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) Press Secretary, Communications Department  District of Columbia 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 […]

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More guns equal more gun deaths, in one chart

Today, the New Hampshire House Criminal Justice Committee heard seven hours of testimony on legislation that would change how the state regulates guns. The proposed legislation would require universal background checks for commercial firearms sales (House Bill 650), prohibit the confiscation of firearms during a state of emergency (House Bill 512), repeal the license requirement […]

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State Senator Jeff Woodburn To Tour US Post Offices Celebrating The Anniversary Of Federal Mail Service

Written by Janice Kelble, Legislative Director NH Postal Workers Union While Tuesday & Wednesday were days spent at the NH Statehouse defending against so called “Right to Work” and other attacks on working folks, we had a bit of good news from the northern part of the State. The APWU and the NALC were pleased […]

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BREAKING NEWS: FairPoint, IBEW, and CWA Reach A Tentative Agreement

FairPoint Communications, Inc. ; System Council T-9 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (AFL-CIO) Locals 2320, 2326, and 2327; and the Communications Workers of America (AFL-CIO) Local 1400 are pleased to announce that today they have reached tentative agreements on the terms for new collective bargaining agreements. The Company and the Unions agree that […]

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Texas Ruling On Immigration Is Setback But Will Not Stop The AFL-CIO’s Work On Immigration

Late last night, a Texas judge issued a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocks the implementation of President Obama’s new deferred action initiatives. These initiatives, announced last November, came in response to more than 10 years of political stalemates and failure by Congress to address America’s broken immigration system and alleviate the pain endured by millions of […]

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FACT CHECK: Senate GOP’s False Excuses for Voting to Kill Bill to Ensure Balanced FY 2015

Concord, N.H. – After voting to kill SB 233, a fiscally responsible bill to help ensure the state ends FY 2015 with a balanced budget, Jeanie Forrester and Chuck Morse issued false statements underscoring that they’ve lost all credibility when it comes to fiscal responsibility. See below for a complete fact check of the false […]

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Laura Hainey (AFT-NH): Right To Work Weakens Collective Bargaining And Hurts All Workers

  I am here today to ask that you defeat HB 402-FN: establishing the Franklin Partin right-to-work act. AFT-NH represents 4,000 employees in NH, mostly public employees who work in your cities, towns and school districts. The members of AFT-NH are teachers, Para educators, secretaries, librarians, cafeteria staff, and custodial staff. Some of us are […]

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