New Hampshire Pulls FairPoint State Contract; Unions Comment

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 CONTACT: Jim McNeill, 202-213-1614, New Hampshire refused to approve a $13 million contract with FairPoint to provide phone and Internet service to the state N.H. move comes less than a week after Maine U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree raised questions about FairPoint’s fitness to fulfill government contracts Widespread service outages have plagued FairPoint … Read More

FairPoint Strikers Rally in Concord as Public Pressure on Company Grows

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 19, Noon–1:00 p.m. CONTACT: Jim McNeill, 202-213-1614, Workers and allies are gathering on the State House Lawn in Concord at noon as FairPoint strike enters its tenth week Public officials across New England calling for company to compromise; FairPoint hasn’t moved from initial demand for $700 million in severe cuts Union workers have offered … Read More