Uneven Employment Impacts and Recovery from the COVID-19 Crisis

Economic conditions overall have vastly improved since the initial swift and severe impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. However, the uneven impacts of the pandemic on certain groups of workers and industries, and the recovery not yet reaching all of those most affected, has resulted in lingering economic challenges in New Hampshire. Proactive policy solutions and ...

Greater Investments Key for Students Facing Inequities Across New Hampshire

Throughout New Hampshire, children of families facing income challenges have more limited access to many key opportunities than their peers in higher-income households. Free and reduced-price meal programs, which use low household incomes or certain other criteria to determine eligibility, provide detailed data on a local level that offers insight into the financial security of ...

The State Budget for Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023

New Hampshire’s new State Budget will fund State-supported services during a critical time in the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. The dynamic public health environment at the beginning of the budget period suggests that the health and economic well-being of Granite Staters, particularly those with the fewest resources, may be at considerable risk during the ...

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: An Overview of Potential Under Enrollment in New Hampshire

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides essential nutritional aid to individuals and families throughout the nation. This program is administered in the Granite State as the New Hampshire Food Stamp Program, and provided nutrition assistance to about 29,000 children and more than 45,000 adults each month throughout 2019. These benefits are federally funded and ...

The Senate’s Budget Proposal for State Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023

New Hampshire’s next two-year State Budget will support services during a critical time in the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. The needs of New Hampshire residents may continue to be fast-changing and difficult to anticipate, as public health risks associated with the virus may be volatile during the upcoming budget biennium. Governments may have to ...

The House of Representatives Budget Proposal for State Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023

New Hampshire’s next two-year State Budget will support services during a critical time in the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. The needs of New Hampshire residents will likely be fast-changing and difficult to anticipate, as public health risks associated with the virus may be volatile. Governments may have to respond rapidly to shifting conditions, particularly ...