Saturday, July 2, 2011

Lynch, union on the outs

September 27, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under State House

Diana Richard voted for Gov. John Lynch last year. It was a mistake, she said, that won’t happen again. “I’m sorry for casting my last vote,” Richard said. “It should have gone to someone who could foresee the future.” Richard, a secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services, is a member of the [...]

State union cozying up to GOP

September 27, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under State House

REPUBLICANS ARE MAKING political hay out of the bitter contract talks between Gov. John Lynch and the State Employees Association. SEA is talking with a variety of GOP leaders, including Republican Party Chairman John H. Sununu, about working more closely together in the future on legislation SEA advocates. It is also in talks with the [...]

Contract talks net tentative SEA OK

September 19, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under State House

Rather than accept changes to the state’s health care plan, union negotiators took an additional day of furlough as part of a tentative agreement reached yesterday between the state and the State Employees Association, the governor’s office said. Agreed to late in the afternoon, the proposal will go to the bargaining senate of the State [...]