Republican billionaire Meg Whitman has stated that she will spend up to $150 million of her own money to be governor and Republican Steve Poizner wrote a $15 million check as down payment on the governor’s office. The un-contended Democrat, Attorney General Jerry Brown is hoping to challenge Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner with the backing of casinos, unions and third party committees.
Our brothers and sisters at the Shaw's warehouse in Methuen went out on strike on March 7th. Shaw's had demanded concessions and the right to bring in temp workers to replace workers who leave. Shaw's, like other grocery stores, has been successful thanks in no small part to the recession which has driven people to eat at home and buy generics. This company is profiteering from our hardships and is greedily demanding more profits at the expense of their workers.