NH Insurance Commissioner to Host 2 Public Listening Sessions in May

Feedback Sought from NH residents on Health Insurance Questions CONCORD, NH – New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Roger Sevigny will host two listening sessions in the state in May to solicit feedback from residents on health insurance issues. “We are here to serve the residents of New Hampshire, and we hope these public listening sessions will […]

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Why NH Can’t Have Nice Things

From the April 10 NH House Calendar:SB 101, prohibiting the state from requiring implementation of common core standards. MAJORITY: OUGHT TO PASS. MINORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.Rep. Glenn Cordelli for the Majority of Education. Common core ha…

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SENATE DEMOCRATS TO MCCONNELL: BRING MIDDLE CLASS BILLS THAT RECEIVED BIPARTISAN SUPPORT DURING BUDGET VOTE-A-RAMA UP FOR A BINDING VOTE

In Letter To Leader McConnell, Lead Senate Dem Sponsors Of Four Budget Resolution Amendments That Garnered Strong Bipartisan Support Formally Request That The Legislative Version Of These Non-Binding Amendments Be Given Up-Or-Down Votes On The Senate Floor   Only Two Weeks ago, Majorities Supported Non-Binding Amendments that Provide Workers With Paid Sick Leave, Protect Pregnant […]

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AFL-CIO Worker Wins Update: Wages and Numbers Rise for Working Families

WASHINGTON, DC– Workers across the country have stood up in the past month to fight for better wages and working conditions. Worker Voices Raise Worker Wages: Under pressure from workers, major corporations such as Walmart, Target, TJ Maxx, Marshall’s, and McDonald’s have raised their minimum wage over the past months, addressing America’s national wage stagnation […]

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Coalition Calls For A Reversal Of Texas Ruling Blocking Executive Action On Immigration

Unprecedented Coalition of Elected Officials, Advocates, Law Enforcement, Business Groups Ask Appellate Court to Reverse Texas Ruling Blocking President’s Immigration Initiatives Washington D.C. – The Texas federal district court order that blocked parts of President Obama’s executive action on immigration was based on unproven or incomplete presentations to the court and should be reversed, civil rights and […]

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Executive Councilor Van Ostern to Hold Public Hearing On Fairpoint Service Complaints 

Wednesday  April 15th Fairpoint Public Hearing Rochester, NH   Executive Councilor Colin Van Ostern will host members of the public at a Public Hearing with Fairpoint Communications, and representatives from the state’s Public Utilities Commission and the Consumer Protection Division in the Attorney General’s office. The Public Hearing will be held next Wednesday, April 15, 2015.  This is an opportunity for public […]

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InZane Times: Democracy or Oligarchy, Which is It?

MARTIN GILENS SPEAKS AT PLYMOUTH STATE If the “central characteristic of democracy is responsiveness of government to the interests of citizens,” as Martin Gilens says,  then ours if failing miserably. Professor Gilens, prime author of a much-cited article showing that the US government responds to the interests of wealthy individuals and corporate lobbies, not to […]

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NH House Considers Bill on Amending the US Constitution to Limit Political Spending

The NH House Committee on Legislative Administration today held its public hearing on a bill calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.  The legislation, SB 136, was passed unanimously by the state Senate last month. The House has already passed a resolution, HCR 2, calling for an Article V Constitutional Convention to address […]

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Meet the Chicago-area man spending $250K to elect ‘liberty-leaning’ candidates to N.H. legislature

Image: Light Brigading / CC BY-NC 2.0 The flood of outside spending on political campaigns has made its way to the New Hampshire legislature. Last year, a wealthy Chicago-area commodities trader donated $250,000 to a New Hampshire political committee with the goal of electing “next generation” libertarian candidates. The man seeking to influence Granite State […]

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