NH State Budget Information

Fiscal Year 2012-2013 General Fund appropriations for health and social services are $83 million lower than the levels recommended by the Governor. This is some of the information that attendees of the Every Child Matters/YWCA NH event, “Moving Forward to 2012”, learned from Jeff McLynch, Executive Director of the NH Fiscal Policy Institute.  To view Mr. McLynch’s presentation click here.

State Budget Information from our friends at the NH Fiscal Policy Institute

Governor Lynch’s Budget Proposal:

http://www.nhfpi.org/research/state-budget/governor-lynch-fy-2012-2013-budget-proposal.html

Proposed Budget Would Make History

The NH House Budget Proposal:

http://www.nhfpi.org/research/state-budget/house-finance-committees-fy-2012-2013-budget-proposal.html

Tomorrow lawmakers are expected to approve a new two-year budget. Supporters of the $10.2 billion dollar package call it a historical moment, saying the significant cuts contained in the budget represent real progress. Opponents, on the other hand, say the spending plan shreds the state’s safety net, abandoning New Hampshire’s most vulnerable citizens. Either way, the implications for this budget are huge.

To read more, click here.