A View of the State Budget
As with every budget conversation, the debate over the 2012-13 budget highlighted innumerable details of how New Hampshire raises and spends money. But to get a firm grasp of this budget, it may help to focus on two overarching questions: How different is this budget from past spending plans? And what impact will its largest policy changes have over the next two years?
The NH Center for Public Policy Studies has recently published a new paper that offers a clear comparison of the numbers and the implications of the budget cuts, and is a quick read.