Saturday, July 2, 2011

Employee Free Choice Act – The campaign issue Paul Hodes wishes would go away

October 19, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under Business

There’s an issue that is bothering the heck out of Democrats on the campaign trail this cycle. It’s a liberal pet legislative project that the majority of Americans oppose, but most Democrats in Congress support, although several key Dems have tried to back away from their position recently. No, it’s not Obamacare, it’s the Employee [...]

Senate hopefuls spar over Big Labor in first candidate forum

September 23, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Business, HP_Featured

At this morning’s candidate forum, hosted by the NHBIA and the Union Leader, Paul Hodes and Kelly Ayotte had a contentious exchange over the Employee ‘Forced’ Choice Act (EFCA). In a question to Hodes, the UL’s John DiStaso pointed out that the 2nd district Congressman is a co-sponsor of the job-killing bill, asking “What’s wrong [...]

Business groups to target Hodes over Labor Day

September 1, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Business

The Hill is reporting that business groups will target Democrat Rep. and Senate hopeful Paul Hodes during the Labor Day break with events designed to highlight his record on workplace issues: Business groups plan to go on offense against vulnerable Senate Democrats in their backyards to mark Monday’s Labor Day holiday. Local groups will target [...]

Hodes clings to card check, Big Labor

July 19, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Business

One would think that when your campaign has hit bottom in the eyes of people watching the race for U.S. Senate, you would at least try to build bridges with constituencies that are not currently in your camp. Democrat Senate hopeful Paul Hodes is getting creamed in the polls, getting creamed even worse in the [...]

Romney: EFCA Still a Threat

April 13, 2009 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under Business

Much of the air seems to have been let out of the so-called Employee Free Choice Act—or “card check”—balloon but that doesn’t mean small business owners can rest, according to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. “[The Employee Free Choice Act] would be a black cloud on entrepreneurship in this country and to small business,” said [...]