Jeanne Shaheen http://wamc.org en Warren: Bill Would Bar Credit Checks By Employers http://wamc.org/post/warren-bill-would-bar-credit-checks-employers <p>Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is introducing legislation that would ban what she calls the widespread use of personal credit history by employers looking to hire workers.</p><p>Warren said the practice unfairly targets women, minorities, seniors, students and others with fewer resources to bounce back financially after a personal setback like an illness or divorce.</p><p>Those low credit ratings can follow an individual for years.</p><p>Warren told reporters there's little evidence of any correlation between a poor credit rating and job performance.</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:34:15 +0000 Jaired Crofut 80109 at http://wamc.org Warren: Bill Would Bar Credit Checks By Employers Former Mass. U.S. Senator not ruling out run in NH http://wamc.org/post/former-mass-us-senator-not-ruling-out-run-nh <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Former Massachusetts U.S. Sen. <font color="red">Scott</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Brown</font> says he's not done with politics. And he's not ruling out a run for office in New Hampshire.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Speaking in southern New Hampshire on Thursday, the Republican said the Granite State is "almost a second home" to him.</span></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:04:14 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61511 at http://wamc.org Former Mass. U.S. Senator not ruling out run in NH