Latest Links: Utilities Merger Could Mean Stronger Financing For Northern Pass, Senate To Take Up Right To Work

New Hampshire’s Business And Economic News In Brief

Utility Merger Could Impact Northern Pass ”After 18 months of federal and state review, Northeast Utilities has completed a $5-billion purchase of Boston-based NStar. The deal makes PSNH’s parent company the largest utility in New England.” (nhpr.org)

Right-to-work bill returns to state Senate today ”CONCORD — Proposed right-to-work legislation comes before the Senate on Wednesday in what has become one of the major battles of this and last session. The Senate takes up House Bill 1677, which was amended by the Senate Commerce Committee to be exactly the same as the bill passed last year, but vetoed by Gov. John Lynch. The House failed to override the veto and the bill died.” (unionleader.com)

Nashua board, residents question Executive Coucilor Wheeler on rail vote “NASHUA – Executive Councilor David Wheeler, R-Milford, cracked about being tarred and feathered by aldermen Tuesday, as he was grilled on his vote against a $3.2 million federal grant to study linking Boston’s commuter rail line to Nashua and Concord.” (nashuatelegraph.com)

Dyn, Manchester Net firm, wins ‘most democratic workplace’ award “MANCHESTER – Dyn, formerly Dynamic Network Services, has been named to the WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces 2012. It joins 47 companies from across the world such as HCL Technologies, New Belgium Brewery and Zappos.com.” (nashuatelegraph.com)

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