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Granite State Rumblings: Building A New Hampshire Budget And Looking Deeper At Proposed Cuts

Last week we took a look at the federal budget process. This week let’s look at the state process. The NH State Budget Process The budget process is the arena in which public priorities are articulated and debated and ultimately where important choices are made by your elected officials. The budget process is a balancing […]

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NH House Budget Committee Attacks State Employees Collective Bargaining Agreement 

SEA/SEIU Local 1984 Statement Following NH House Finance Committee Removing Funding Employees from Budget   The NH House Finance Committee is recklessly and irresponsibly recommending severe budget cuts.  No one and nothing has been spared. Last week they recommended cutting the NH Dept. of Transportation’s budget to the point that our roads will be unsafe; […]

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NHDP: Bill O’Brien Budget Part 2: “Who Will Plow Our Roads?”

House GOP Also Puts Medicaid Expansion “On The Chopping Block,” Repealing Health Coverage for Over 36,000 Granite Staters and Counting Concord, N.H. – Bill O’Brien’s devastating budget cuts are continuing in Concord, as House Republicans work to slash funding for the Department of Transportation and repeal health coverage from over 36,000 Granite Staters and counting. “In […]

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Bill O’Brien is Back in Charge: House Budget Writers Plot Return to Devastating O’Brien Budget Cuts

House GOP “Leadership Decided to Turn Toward O’Brien’s Supporters,” Working to End Medicaid Expansion and Making Drastic Cuts to Mental Health and Substance Misuse Services  Budget Writers Also Cut Funding for Higher Education, Making Massive Cuts at DOT that Would Hurt Efforts to Keep Roads Safe and Clear Concord, N.H. – New details have emerged […]

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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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Karl Rove’s Dark Money Group Twists the Facts About Governor Hassan’s Fiscally Responsible Budget Proposal

Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS Tries to Push Its Out-of-State, Anti-Middle Class Agenda in New Hampshire Concord, N.H. – Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS, a dark money group that was created to shield the identity of its donors, is out with a new radio ad twisting the facts about Governor Hassan’s fiscally responsible budget proposal. “New Hampshire […]

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Sen. D’Allesandro Reacts to GOP Blocking Funds to Support Public Health and Safety

Republicans on the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee Leave Millions in Federal Funds on the Table Concord, N.H. – Republicans on the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee last week voted to block millions in federal funds to support critical public health and safety priorities like combating our state’s drug problem, helping our local school districts improve students’ […]

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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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Through Rain, Sleet, and Snow The Mail Must Go Through, So Why Is Congress Trying To Destroy The USPS?

As Letter Carriers put their health and safety at risk each day in this especially brutal winter we can take solace in the fact we have enabled the Postal Service to  continue its financial turnaround. 2015 Fiscal Year Quarter 1 reports released Friday confirmed what all Letter Carriers know our business is booming . All types […]

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Senator Shaheen Push For Legislation To Move US Government To A Biennial Budget

View Senator Shaheen and Senator Isakson reintroduce this legislation on the floor of the Senate WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA), today reintroduced the bipartisan Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act in an effort to reform Congress’ broken budgeting process. The legislation would convert Congress’ annual appropriations process to a two-year […]

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