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ICYMI: Coalition of NH Taxpayers Once Again Found Making False Accusations of Voter Fraud

Ed Naile and the Coalition of NH Taxpayers have no idea how to read a voter file, continue to make false accusations based on shoddy research  Concord, NH – In an unsurprising development, Ed Naile and the Coalition of NH Taxpayer’s latest “voter fraud” allegation has once again been soundly debunked. For the last month, […]

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N.H. GOP state Senate candidates face the music

Image: Tony Schinella This weekend a trio of Republican state Senate candidates were hit with allegations of impropriety that include delinquent tax payments, driving under the influence and resume padding. Kevin Avard Patch reports a mailer (pictured above) is hitting District 12 mailboxes that describes former state Rep. Kevin Avard as “A Candidate with Convictions” […]

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Raise the Wage Campaign–Constituent Meeting with Sen. Boutin

New Hampshire’s minimum wage has not kept up with the cost of living for more than 30 years, and is currently stalled at $7.25 an hour – or less than $300 a week for full-time workers. It’s time for New Hampshire to address the plight of 76,000 Granite State workers and raise the minimum wage. The NH House of Representatives already passed HB 1403; it’s important that Senators hear from you about public support for the bill. Here are two important opportunities to speak directly to Senators:

This event is being coordinated by the Raise the Wage New Hampshire Coalition. RSVP to Caitlin at (603) 225-2471 or caitlin@granitestateprogress.org.

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Say No to the Koch Agenda in New Hampshire & Freedom to Retire with Dignity Rally

Please join Granite State Progress as we expose the Koch agenda in New Hampshire outside of the Citizens United and Americans for Prosperity conference tomorrow. We’ll stand side by side with the Alliance for Retired Americans, the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, Granite State Organizing Project, and NH Citizens Alliance as they rally to protect social security from the organizations and politicians threatening to jeopardize seniors and retirement.

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Much Rejoicing As NH Senate Unanimously Passes Paycheck Fairness Bill

“This definitive, bipartisan action by the full Senate affirms that both Republicans and Democrats agree we must act to close the wage gap in New Hampshire,” said Senate Democratic Leader Sylvia Larsen. Senate Bill 207 has been cited by Senate and House Democrats as a top priority for the 2014 legislative session. All Senate Democrats […]

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Great News: The New Hampshire Senate Passes Healthcare Expansion

“This is a momentous day in New Hampshire,” said Senate Minority Leader Sylvia Larsen after the New Hampshire Senate passed SB 413, the healthcare (Medicaid) expansion.  “Today’s bipartisan vote for a Medicaid Expansion compromise in New Hampshire is a tremendous step forward for our state.  Governor Hassan worked with leaders of both parties to reach […]

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Senate Republicans Put Ideology Over The Health Of 50,000 Granite Staters

“Today, members of the Senate Republican caucus let down the people of New Hampshire by refusing to compromise to develop a health care expansion plan that would actually work,” Governor Hassan stated. “Their refusal to discuss workable plans to allow New Hampshire to accept $2.4 billion in federal funds to provide critical health coverage to […]

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Granite State Progress Applauds NH House Standing Up for Employee Protections During HB 357 Committee of Conference

Jeb Bradley and the American Payroll Association would have moved New Hampshire workers over to fee-laden payroll cards Concord, NH – Granite State Progress applauds the New Hampshire House – and specifically, State Representatives Andy White, Chuck Weed, Doug Ley and Michael Cahill – for standing strong to protect workers and small businesses in New […]

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Brace Yourself This May Hurt: NH Senate Moved Forward With Job Killing Budget

Yesterday labor leaders from throughout New Hampshire stood in the Legislative Office Building urging NH Senators to restore the proposed cuts to the NH Budget. Well as you have probably already heard the NH Senate passed their budget with millions in cuts.   Yesterday at the press conference NH AFL-CIO … Continue reading →

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