Opinion

OPINION: Fire Donald Trump. Hire Joe Biden

Organized labor has been under attack for a generation, and today, President Donald Trump has been blatantly hostile to labor.  His Administration has diminished our right to safe working conditions, refused to raise the minimum wage, and tried to rip away healthcare from those who need it the most. At this minute, this Administration is undermining the United State Postal Service, destroying hundreds of thousands of good jobs, many of which are held by America’s Veterans. READ MORE
Opinion

We have been making our way down this rabbit hole for more than 40 years, it’s time to vote for Volinsky

We have been making our way down this rabbit hole for more than 40 years. Manchester reached the end of the tunnel a while ago, but now we have lots of company.  Because of our adherence to “The Pledge,” communities up and down the state are having a hard time funding their schools. That means that a lot of New Hampshire kids will never become the people they are destined to be, and that is a shame. READ MORE
Opinion

Congress needs to learn the meaning of compromise

It’s 4:28 a.m. and I can’t sleep. I’ve had many sleepless nights over the past six months as my mind works overtime always strategizing how to ensure our business will survive. This is true of thousands of other small business owners all over this great country. Uncertainty is a business’s worst nightmare; a nightmare we are all currently living and will be living for the unforeseeable future. READ MORE
COVID-19 in NH: Latest news and updates

Meeting our obligation to vulnerable students

Some school districts are trying to meet the needs of students with disabilities as outlined in their IEPs but many others are delaying the provision of necessary services or offering only one-size-fits-all education programs. A coalition of educational associations went so far as to suggest, “the best time to consider compensatory education [e.g., supports and services] is after the pandemic subsides.” We could not disagree more. READ MORE