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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’s Minimum Wage Falls Further Behind

6 Jan 2020

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The federal minimum wage is the lowest hourly wage that can be paid to most workers anywhere in the nation. Since its inception at the national level in 1938, when only certain workers were covered, the wage has increased and encompassed more types of employees over time. State law sets New Hampshire’s minimum wage to the federal minimum level, currently at $7.25 per hour. An individual working 40 hours per week at this wage will make about $15,000 per year, assuming they work all 52 weeks. This income level is below the federal poverty guidelines for all households other than a single person, and well below the levels for households that include a partner and children.