President Obama To Address The Nation On Immigration, Republicans Threaten Shutdown

Today is the day that millions of aspiring Americans have been waiting for. The day when President Obama stands up to Congress and states clearly that if they will not do something to pass meaningful immigration reform then he will do what he can through executive orders. It was announced last night that the President […]

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FairPoint Strikers Hold Two Thursday Actions: Montpelier Rally, Boston Protest

IBEW President Edwin D. Hill headlines major rally in Montpelier; strikers and allies target FairPoint’s biggest shareholder in Boston Strike by 1,700 FairPoint workers for good jobs and quality service becoming national story as walkout enters its second month Officials in Vermont and elsewhere report that customer complaints against FairPoint have spiked since strike began […]

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Hooksett Firefighters To Distribute 80 Coats For Kids As Part Of “Operation Warm”

HOOKSETT, New Hampshire – Nearly 80 children from low-income families will be outfitted with brand-new USA made winter coats thanks to Hooksett Permanent Firefighters. Firefighters have partnered with Operation Warm, a national, non-profit organization that has provided new coats to 1.5 million children in need. Firefighters fundraise in order to personally fit each child, help […]

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Worker Safety Activists Honored At American Public Health Annual Meeting

Wyoming COSH Founder Dan Neal and SoCalCOSH Board Member Linda Delp win Awards from American Public Health Association  NEW ORLEANS – Two veteran worker safety activists, Dan Neal and Linda Delp, were recognized today with prestigious awards at the American Public Health Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Neal, executive director of the Casper-based Equality State […]

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TV Ads Tell FairPoint: Respect New England Workers

Striking Employees Say They Want To Get Back to Work Augusta, Maine — The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers released four new television ads featuring FairPoint Communications employees and retirees calling on the company to return to the bargaining table and give workers a “fair deal.” The spots will run in the Boston, Manchester, N.H., […]

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Wall Street Deals Costing Schools, Municipalities Billions

Educators, Parents, Communities Demand Transparency and Accountability  WASHINGTON— Following a new report detailing how Wall Street sold toxic deals to school districts and municipalities that are costing communities billions in fees, interest and other payments, educators, parents, community members and local officials have joined together for a Day of Action in cities across the country. […]

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Free Staters take credit for Bill O’Brien win, announce plan to primary Kelly Ayotte

Image: youtube.com House Republicans today picked Bill O’Brien to be their nominee for Speaker by a 116-112 vote. Members of the Free State Project, who claim to have won 20 seats for the 2015-2016 session, took credit for O’Brien’s win over former Speaker Gene Chandler. On Ron Paul Forums, one early mover described the Free […]

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Nurses Call on Federal OSHA, Other States to Follow California Mandate of Highest Ebola Safeguards for RNs, Public

Massachusetts RN and NNU Co President Karen Higgins Detailed the Demands at Press Conference Outside the Department of Labor in Washington, D.C. This Morning National Nurses United today called on the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration and other states to follow the landmark mandatory safeguards established by California to protect nurses, other health workers, […]

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