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NHFPI Announces Addition of Policy Analyst Michael Polizzotti

August 9, 2019 News
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2019   NHFPI Announces Addition of Policy Analyst Michael Polizzotti   CONCORD, NH – The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute (NHFPI) is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Polizzotti as a policy analyst. As a recent graduate of the University of New Hampshire (UNH) …

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New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute Announces New Board Members

June 3, 2019 News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2019   New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute Announces New Board Members   Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute announces three new members elected to the organization’s Board of Directors:     George Bald, former commissioner for the New Hampshire Department of Resources …

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NHFPI Conference Examines the State Budget and Investments to Sustain a Vibrant Economy

February 22, 2019 News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2019   NHFPI Conference Examines the State Budget and Investments to Sustain a Vibrant Economy Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute’s Sixth Annual Conference, Investments to Sustain a Vibrant Economy, was held Friday, February 22 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord. …

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New Hampshire Trails in Higher Education Funding

20 Nov 2019

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It has been over a decade since the end of the last recession. During this time, investments and funding for public higher education across the nation have seen reductions overall. States reduced expenditures in the aftermath of the recession, including decreased spending to support public higher education. Recent analyses from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Pew Charitable Trusts have compared states’ investments in public higher education over time. When compared to pre-recession levels the amount of money allocated to public higher education nationwide has decreased. Students who attend public colleges and universities in their home states face the additional cost burdens of increasing tuition and fees that may stem from these funding cuts. In New Hampshire, Granite Staters face the second highest average in-state tuition at public four-year institutions in the nation.