'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service Newscasts https://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php Public News Service The Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media. Public News Service info@publicnewsservice.org no Activists to Gov. Sununu: Give Granite Staters a Raise and Give Back Yours! Tue, 06 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-08-06/livable-wages-working-families/activists-to-gov-sununu-give-granite-staters-a-raise-and-give-back-yours/a67384-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-08-06/livable-wages-working-families/activists-to-gov-sununu-give-granite-staters-a-raise-and-give-back-yours/a67384-1 (Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Still Need to Do Your Taxes? Free Assistance is Available Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-22/senior-issues/still-need-to-do-your-taxes-free-assistance-is-available/a65788-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-22/senior-issues/still-need-to-do-your-taxes-free-assistance-is-available/a65788-1 AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program pays special attention to older individuals, one doesn't need to be a senior citizen or AARP member to use the service. ...(Read More)]]> Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Senior Hearing for NH Bill to Repeal Medicaid Work Mandate Wed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-06/poverty-issues/hearing-for-nh-bill-to-repeal-medicaid-work-mandate/a65450-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-06/poverty-issues/hearing-for-nh-bill-to-repeal-medicaid-work-mandate/a65450-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Welfare Reform NH Bill to Ban Salary-History Requests Gets Public Hearing Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-01-23/livable-wages-working-families/nh-bill-to-ban-salary-history-requests-gets-public-hearing/a65305-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-01-23/livable-wages-working-families/nh-bill-to-ban-salary-history-requests-gets-public-hearing/a65305-1 House Bill 211 is to get a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Civil Rights Human Rights/Racial Justice Livable Wages/Working Families Women's New Report Cautions on NH Medicaid Work Requirement Rollout Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-01-14/budget-policy-and-priorities/new-report-cautions-on-nh-medicaid-work-requirement-rollout/a65209-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-01-14/budget-policy-and-priorities/new-report-cautions-on-nh-medicaid-work-requirement-rollout/a65209-1 Center on Budget and Policy Priorities explains that nearly 17,000 Medicaid beneficiaries in Arkansas already have lost coverage since the state implemented its work requirements six months ago. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Welfare Reform Matching Experienced Workers with Open Jobs Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-08/senior-issues/matching-experienced-workers-with-open-jobs/a64554-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-08/senior-issues/matching-experienced-workers-with-open-jobs/a64554-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Senior Criminal Records Impact NH Workforce Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-05/criminal-justice/criminal-records-impact-nh-workforce/a63870-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-05/criminal-justice/criminal-records-impact-nh-workforce/a63870-1 (Read More)]]> Civil Rights Criminal Justice Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Social Justice Could Work Requirement in NH Medicaid Expansion Be Illegal? Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-07-02/health-issues/could-work-requirement-in-nh-medicaid-expansion-be-illegal/a63141-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-07-02/health-issues/could-work-requirement-in-nh-medicaid-expansion-be-illegal/a63141-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Consumer Health Human Rights/Racial Justice Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Welfare Reform Vets Fare Well in NH, Mass., Maine, Not So Well in Vt. Tue, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-29/livable-wages-working-families/vets-fare-well-in-nh-mass-maine-not-so-well-in-vt/a62621-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-29/livable-wages-working-families/vets-fare-well-in-nh-mass-maine-not-so-well-in-vt/a62621-1 Wallethub, Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts rank more favorably for veteran retirees than most states across the U.S. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Civic Engagement Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Family Medical Leave Bill Dies in NH Senate Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-04-27/health-issues/family-medical-leave-bill-dies-in-nh-senate/a62334-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-04-27/health-issues/family-medical-leave-bill-dies-in-nh-senate/a62334-1 House Bill 628 would have allowed workers at privately-owned companies to take as much as six weeks off for a birth or adoption, an illness or to care for a family member, and still receive 60 percent of their pay. ...(Read More)]]> Family/Father Issues Health Livable Wages/Working Families Senior Women's Report: Minimum-Wage Workers Need a Raise Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-04-16/livable-wages-working-families/report-minimum-wage-workers-need-a-raise/a62206-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-04-16/livable-wages-working-families/report-minimum-wage-workers-need-a-raise/a62206-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Disabilities Human Rights/Racial Justice Livable Wages/Working Families Social Justice Women's Gender Pay Gap Closing, But Very Slowly Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-04-10/livable-wages-working-families/gender-pay-gap-closing-but-very-slowly/a62144-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-04-10/livable-wages-working-families/gender-pay-gap-closing-but-very-slowly/a62144-1 (Read More)]]> Civil Rights Human Rights/Racial Justice Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Women's Overwhelmed by Tax Filing? Free Help Still Available in NH Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-05/budget-policy-and-priorities/overwhelmed-by-tax-filing-free-help-still-available-in-nh/a61668-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-05/budget-policy-and-priorities/overwhelmed-by-tax-filing-free-help-still-available-in-nh/a61668-1 (Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Livable Wages/Working Families NH Moms: Family Leave Should Protect All Workers Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-07/livable-wages-working-families/nh-moms-family-leave-should-protect-all-workers/a61333-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-07/livable-wages-working-families/nh-moms-family-leave-should-protect-all-workers/a61333-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Social Justice Women's Proposed Insurance Rule Draws Sharp Criticism Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-01-08/health-issues/proposed-insurance-rule-draws-sharp-criticism/a60935-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-01-08/health-issues/proposed-insurance-rule-draws-sharp-criticism/a60935-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Senior NH Health-Care Advocates Speak Out on Tax Plan Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-12-08/health-issues/nh-health-care-advocates-speak-out-on-tax-plan/a60578-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-12-08/health-issues/nh-health-care-advocates-speak-out-on-tax-plan/a60578-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Disabilities Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Senior Manchester May Day Message: Immigrants "Here to Stay" Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-01/livable-wages-working-families/manchester-may-day-message-immigrants-here-to-stay/a57502-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-01/livable-wages-working-families/manchester-may-day-message-immigrants-here-to-stay/a57502-1 (Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Civil Rights Immigrant Livable Wages/Working Families Social Justice Progressive Advocacy Group Plans to Shadow Sununu Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-24/civic-engagement/progressive-advocacy-group-plans-to-shadow-sununu/a57402-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-24/civic-engagement/progressive-advocacy-group-plans-to-shadow-sununu/a57402-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Civic Engagement Livable Wages/Working Families Trump Idea Could Change Funding for Social Security Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-19/livable-wages-working-families/trump-idea-could-change-funding-for-social-security/a57340-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-19/livable-wages-working-families/trump-idea-could-change-funding-for-social-security/a57340-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Census Livable Wages/Working Families Senior Social Justice Fresh Off Victory, Labor Unions Brace for Next Battle Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-02-27/livable-wages-working-families/fresh-off-victory-labor-unions-brace-for-next-battle/a56580-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-02-27/livable-wages-working-families/fresh-off-victory-labor-unions-brace-for-next-battle/a56580-2 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Civic Engagement Livable Wages/Working Families NH Lawmakers Take Testimony on Hot-Button "Right to Work" Bill Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-11/livable-wages-working-families/nh-lawmakers-take-testimony-on-hot-button-right-to-work-bill/a55850-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-11/livable-wages-working-families/nh-lawmakers-take-testimony-on-hot-button-right-to-work-bill/a55850-1 Right to Work bill. ...(Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Livable Wages/Working Families Higher Minimum Wage: "Key Issue" into 2017 Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-11-29/livable-wages-working-families/higher-minimum-wage-key-issue-into-2017/a55162-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-11-29/livable-wages-working-families/higher-minimum-wage-key-issue-into-2017/a55162-1 Fight for 15 movement. 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Sarah Jane Knoy, executive director of the Granite State Organizing Project, said local protests happen on the 15th of every month, but local workers have plenty at stake in today's nationwide action. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Civic Engagement Livable Wages/Working Families Big Decisions Ahead on NH Child Care Funding Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-11-28/budget-policy-and-priorities/big-decisions-ahead-on-nh-child-care-funding/a55106-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-11-28/budget-policy-and-priorities/big-decisions-ahead-on-nh-child-care-funding/a55106-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Early Childhood Education Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Women's Rich-Poor Alliance Proposed to Fight Inequality Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-11-15/livable-wages-working-families/rich-poor-alliance-proposed-to-fight-inequality/a54965-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-11-15/livable-wages-working-families/rich-poor-alliance-proposed-to-fight-inequality/a54965-1 (Read More)]]> Campaign Finance Reform/Money in Pol Civic Engagement Livable Wages/Working Families Social Justice New Hampshire Top Tier State in Children's Health Coverage Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-27/health-issues/new-hampshire-top-tier-state-in-childrens-health-coverage/a54650-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-27/health-issues/new-hampshire-top-tier-state-in-childrens-health-coverage/a54650-1 Georgetown University Center for Children and Families shows between 2013 and 2015, the number of children without health insurance dropped by 32 percent in the state and the rate of uninsured children fell about 1 percent. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Consumer Education Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Report: Granite State Women Earn 76% of Men's Wages Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-26/livable-wages-working-families/report-granite-state-women-earn-76-of-mens-wages/a54191-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-26/livable-wages-working-families/report-granite-state-women-earn-76-of-mens-wages/a54191-1 report from the American Association of University Women finds the women in New Hampshire earn 76 percent of men's wages. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Social Justice Call For "Moral Economy" as NH Voters Head to Polls Mon, 12 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-12/civic-engagement/call-for-moral-economy-as-nh-voters-head-to-polls/a53977-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-12/civic-engagement/call-for-moral-economy-as-nh-voters-head-to-polls/a53977-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Campaign Finance Reform/Money in Pol Civic Engagement Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Social Justice Workplace Flexibility: Key Issue Stand with Women Legislative Report Card Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-08/civic-engagement/workplace-flexibility-key-issue-stand-with-women-legislative-report-card/a52300-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-08/civic-engagement/workplace-flexibility-key-issue-stand-with-women-legislative-report-card/a52300-1 report card that examines Granite State lawmakers' roll call votes on issues such as economic security, health care access, reproductive rights and family-friendly workplaces. 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https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-30/livable-wages-working-families/blogger-tips-for-granite-staters-to-enjoy-life-on-a-budget/a51120-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-30/livable-wages-working-families/blogger-tips-for-granite-staters-to-enjoy-life-on-a-budget/a51120-1 "Mama Gone Thrifting" wants to help. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families NH Senate Considers Workplace Protections for Pregnant Women Mon, 21 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-21/health-issues/nh-senate-considers-workplace-protections-for-pregnant-women/a50926-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-21/health-issues/nh-senate-considers-workplace-protections-for-pregnant-women/a50926-1 (Read More)]]> Civil Rights Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Family/Father Issues Health Livable Wages/Working Families Women's Thin Ice Costing Outdoor-Rec Business Plenty in NH Mon, 07 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-07/climate-change-air-quality/thin-ice-costing-outdoor-rec-business-plenty-in-nh/a50711-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-07/climate-change-air-quality/thin-ice-costing-outdoor-rec-business-plenty-in-nh/a50711-1 (Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Energy Policy Environment Livable Wages/Working Families Workers Tell GOP Presidential Candidates, 'Raise the Wage' Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-08/livable-wages-working-families/workers-tell-gop-presidential-candidates-raise-the-wage/a50229-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-08/livable-wages-working-families/workers-tell-gop-presidential-candidates-raise-the-wage/a50229-1 (Read More)]]> Youth Women's Poverty Livable Wages/Working Families Family/Father Issues Consumer Community Issues and Volunteering Civic Engagement Children's Campaign Finance Reform/Money in Pol A Costly Habit: Leaving Millions in NH Tax Credits on the Table Mon, 11 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-11/livable-wages-working-families/a-costly-habit-leaving-millions-in-nh-tax-credits-on-the-table/a49740-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-11/livable-wages-working-families/a-costly-habit-leaving-millions-in-nh-tax-credits-on-the-table/a49740-1 Earned Income Tax Credit is available to low and middle income families who make up to $54,000 a year. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Senior Postal Banking Could Come to Granite State Mon, 04 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-04/livable-wages-working-families/postal-banking-could-come-to-granite-state/a49676-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-04/livable-wages-working-families/postal-banking-could-come-to-granite-state/a49676-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Livable Wages/Working Families Social Justice 2016 NH Resolution: Beat Fraudsters to Your Tax Refund Check Mon, 28 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-28/senior-issues/2016-nh-resolution-beat-fraudsters-to-your-tax-refund-check/a49600-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-28/senior-issues/2016-nh-resolution-beat-fraudsters-to-your-tax-refund-check/a49600-1 General Accounting Office numbers identify tax fraud as a major problem, with the IRS paying out $5.8 billion in fraudulent returns in 2013. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Criminal Justice Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Senior Report: Carbon Pricing Works for Granite State Mon, 21 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-21/climate-change-air-quality/report-carbon-pricing-works-for-granite-state/a49511-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-21/climate-change-air-quality/report-carbon-pricing-works-for-granite-state/a49511-1 (Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Energy Policy Environment Livable Wages/Working Families Toxics Community-Owned Biodiesel Plant Opens in January Mon, 14 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-14/energy-policy/community-owned-biodiesel-plant-opens-in-january/a49405-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-14/energy-policy/community-owned-biodiesel-plant-opens-in-january/a49405-1 (Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Energy Policy Environment Livable Wages/Working Families Sustainable Agriculture Waste Reduction/Recycling Million Student March Reaches Granite State Thu, 12 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-11-12/education/million-student-march-reaches-granite-state/a48931-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-11-12/education/million-student-march-reaches-granite-state/a48931-1 Million Student March today to call attention to the tens of thousands of dollars in debt many are burdened with to complete their higher education. Jessica L'Homme Dieu is one of the students organizing the march at Keene State College. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Civic Engagement Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Education Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Social Justice Youth Bumpy Stock Market Spotlights Concerns about Privatizing Social Security Tue, 08 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-09-08/senior-issues/bumpy-stock-market-spotlights-concerns-about-privatizing-social-security/a47989-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-09-08/senior-issues/bumpy-stock-market-spotlights-concerns-about-privatizing-social-security/a47989-1 (Read More)]]> Senior Poverty Livable Wages/Working Families Consumer Budget Policy & Priorities Provision Puts Thousands at Risk of Losing Coverage Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-09/health-issues/provision-puts-thousands-at-risk-of-losing-coverage/a47061-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-09/health-issues/provision-puts-thousands-at-risk-of-losing-coverage/a47061-1 New Hampshire Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers says lawmakers put a sunset provision in a state law concerning Medicaid insurance, which could bring expanded Medicaid coverage to a "screeching halt" as early as next year. ...(Read More)]]> Social Justice Senior Livable Wages/Working Families Health Budget Policy & Priorities Granite State Holding Steady: Getting Summer Meals to Hungry Kids Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-09/hunger-food-nutrition/granite-state-holding-steady-getting-summer-meals-to-hungry-kids/a46615-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-09/hunger-food-nutrition/granite-state-holding-steady-getting-summer-meals-to-hungry-kids/a46615-1 Southern New Hampshire Services, says his group sponsored more than a dozen meal sites last summer – and their goal is to grow the program responsibly by adding a few more sites each year. ...(Read More)]]> Youth Livable Wages/Working Families Hunger/Food/Nutrition Health Education Children's Budget Policy & Priorities Report: Scale Tilts Towards Value of Older Workers Mon, 04 May 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-05-04/livable-wages-working-families/report-scale-tilts-towards-value-of-older-workers/a46041-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-05-04/livable-wages-working-families/report-scale-tilts-towards-value-of-older-workers/a46041-1 recent study is doing some myth busting about the supposed costs of those workers. Laura Bos, manager of education and outreach for financial security with AARP, says many companies look to older workers for their knowledge and management skills, and AARP's study shows that any costs associated with hiring and retaining those age 50-plus is outweighed by the value of their experience. ...(Read More)]]> Senior Livable Wages/Working Families Consumer NH Produces Lots of College Grads, But Fewer Jobs for Them Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-03-30/education/nh-produces-lots-of-college-grads-but-fewer-jobs-for-them/a45410-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-03-30/education/nh-produces-lots-of-college-grads-but-fewer-jobs-for-them/a45410-1 report finds New Hampshire lags behind most states, for college graduates looking for a state with the best odds of landing a job. The report from the Georgetown Center on Education and Workforce crunched data from millions of online job postings nationwide. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Education Livable Wages/Working Families Youth Resolve to Get a Head Start on ’15 Tax Prep Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-01-05/livable-wages-working-families/resolve-to-get-a-head-start-on-15-tax-prep/a43820-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-01-05/livable-wages-working-families/resolve-to-get-a-head-start-on-15-tax-prep/a43820-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Philanthropy It Takes "Two Generations" to Tackle NH Poverty Wed, 12 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-11-12/childrens-issues/it-takes-two-generations-to-tackle-nh-poverty/a42810-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-11-12/childrens-issues/it-takes-two-generations-to-tackle-nh-poverty/a42810-1 report from the Annie E. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Early Childhood Education Education Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Women's