State sends $30 million back to N.H. cities and towns for infrastructure

In his budget address in February, Sununu had proposed establishing an Infrastructure Revitalization Fund with surplus dollars to help pay for local projects, including school renovations. A 10-member commission would have chosen which projects to fund, and Sununu estimated as $84 million in revenues for the account.

Lawmakers agreed to send $30 million in surplus money back to towns for roadway projects, but instead chose to dole out dollars the same way it disburses gas tax revenues – using a formula based on miles of roadway and population. Another $6.8 million will go to towns for “red-listed” bridge repairs. *| More…

| Concord Monitor

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