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Building a Strong Foundation for a Prosperous Economy Conference Highlights Health Care, Education, Housing, Transportation, and More

February 26, 2018 News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2018    Building a Strong Foundation for a Prosperous Economy Conference Highlights Health Care, Education, Housing, Transportation, and More   CONCORD, NH – The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute’s Fifth Annual Conference, “Building a Strong Foundation for a Prosperous Economy,” was held Friday, February 23, …

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New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute Board of Directors Appoints AnnMarie French Interim Executive Director

December 6, 2017 News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2017   New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute Board of Directors Appoints AnnMarie French Interim Executive Director   Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute Board of Directors has appointed AnnMarie French to serve as interim executive director of the organization, effective Monday, December …

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New Data Finds Regional Disparities in Median Household Income, Child Poverty Rates Exceed 20 Percent in Three New Hampshire Counties

October 19, 2017 News

New data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau measuring median household income and poverty rates for the state’s ten counties and municipalities with more than 20,000 residents finds regional income disparities across the state.

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Legislature Considers Mini-Budget, Many Other Spending Bills as Session Ends

14 May 2018

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Following a flurry of amendments to existing bills, the Legislature now faces major spending decisions in a non-budget year that would make use of the current unrestricted revenue surplus. Bills to authorize new State expenditures totaling approximately $130.4 million, which is in addition to the current State operating budget, propose major changes, including a new agreement with hospitals over reimbursements, education and transportation infrastructure funding, State employee salary increases, and reductions in state revenue. The Legislature is convening a Committee of Conference on the largest bill on May 15, and plans to wrap up all its business by May 24.