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Milton Friedman Has a Message for NH Democrats on Poverty and the Minimum Wage

Search ‘Minimum Wage‘ on these pages, and you will find a wealth of information on the issue. Learn about New Hampshire’s unique advantage on the matter. And how its promised expansion is little more than virtue signaling by Democrats whose ideological ancestors invented it to keep people down. Something it continues to do today everywhere it …

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Protect New Hampshire’s Booming Economy – Vote Republican on Tue. Nov. 6th

In case you forgot to share this great news with friends and neighbors. As of July, the average hourly wage for private employment in New Hampshire was $26.22, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data compiled by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. New Hampshire’s real per capita personal income is up more than $4,000 since …

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Wage Growth Highest Since 2009 – Consumer Confidence Soars to Highest in 18 Years

If Democrats were hoping for a pre-election push from today’s job numbers they got it, but in the wrong direction. Hiring accelerated in October and the unemployment rate held at a 49-year low, signs of a strengthening labor market that delivered U.S. workers the best pay raises in nearly a decade. U.S. nonfarm payrolls increased …

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New Hampshire’s Economy Is Booming – Democrat Want to Take It All Away

Last month, Drew Cline, writing at the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy, provided some numbers that reinforce arguments I’ve been making on these pages for years. That if the government just stays out of the way jobs and wages will take care of themselves. As of July, the average hourly wage for private employment …

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Data Point – “Worker pay and benefits climbing at fastest pace in 10 years, ECI finds”

The numbers: American workers are finally reaping the benefits of the lowest unemployment rate and best jobs market in decades: Wages and benefits are rising at the fastest pace in a decade. The employment cost index rose 0.6% in the second quarter, a tick below the MarketWatch estimate of 0.7%. More important, the cost of worker compensation …

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