Category Archives: Debt/Spending

NH Committee to Decide on Spending Tax dollars for Gender Reassignment

The Joint Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules (JLCAR) will consider at its October 19 meeting a rule proposed by the state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that would make “gender reassignment” a covered service for minors and adults … Continue reading

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Despite Lapse in CHIP Funding, N.H. DHHS Says Coverage Doesn’t Face Imminent Risk

At least for now, New Hampshire seems to be in a better position than other states to weather a lapse in federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, after Congress failed to reauthorize it by last week’s … Continue reading

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Proposed SAU 55 Budget up 9%

SAU 55 has just distributed its proposed budget, less than 6 hours before board members are supposed to deliberate it. Remember, the public has no way to modify this budget once your elected officials on the SAU board approve it. … Continue reading

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Belknap County Loses $650,000 Grant

LACONIA — Belknap County Commissioners learned Tuesday that the county’s application for a $650,000 three-year Second Chance grant to cover the cost of treatment and recovery services for inmates at the new Belknap County Community Corrections Center has been denied. … Continue reading

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NHHFC Reacts to Actuarial Report Showing Medicaid Expansion is Destroying Individual Marketplace

Concord – The New Hampshire House Freedom Caucus (NHHFC) today responded to the release of an actuarial report showing that Medicaid expansion is massively driving up the costs of premiums in the individual marketplace. The report, prepared by Gorman Actuarial, … Continue reading

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NH Journal: Congress Fails to Reauthorize Federal Perkins Loan Program

Perkins loans were formerly available to undergraduate, graduate, or professional students enrolled full-time or part-time at a one of the 1,400 colleges participating in the program. The loan is set at a five percent interest rate and is issued by the college … Continue reading

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New Hampshire, Vermont, Tax Revenue, Tax Capacity, and Values

First, as part of this research professor Woolf reports that as a percentage of total income earned New Hampshire is still one of the lowest taxed states in the Nation. The national average is 10.59 percent, and New Hampshire’s rate is only … Continue reading

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