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The intervention will carry weight with the public because of the high reputation of the cancer support charity.
Gallagher, who testified before the committee, said however, the committee has jurisdiction over the PSC and its view will carry weight with PSC commissioners along with public testimony and the evidence.
It remains to be seen if the union actually will sue, but the New Hampshire Sunday News said the complaint could carry weight with lawmakers who will consider the spending plan this week.
Arguments that carry weight with companies include:
Accreditation would also carry weight with potential employers, said Annette Zarian, a teacher specialist at the school.
This argument doesn't seem to carry weight with the DFG.