N.H. ‘Right to Work’ Not Veto-Proof—Again
If madness is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, it may be time for N.H. House Speaker William O’Brien to get a little help.
As we had all predicted, O’Brien held a vote on New Hampshire’s newest so-called right to work bill (H.B. 1677). Predictably, it passed. Predictably, it didn’t get the two-thirds vote needed to overturn a governor’s veto.
The vote count (198-139) was essentially unchanged from last year, leaving workers and labor leaders asking: What exactly was the point?