Sep 10, 2015

This week state comptroller Gerard Murphy told budget writers in the legislature that new accounting rules will reduce last year’s budget surplus by roughly $20 million.

This was bad news for Republican budget writers, who based their budget proposal on a $49 million surplus. Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed that budget proposal in June.

Jan 08, 2016

A new study ranked New Hampshire 21 out of 50 states for its readiness for an economic downturn. 

Apr 27, 2016

On April 26 Senate President Chuck Morse presented a bill amendment that lifts a cap on how much the state can transfer to the rainy day fund in a given year.

The amendment was prompted by a projected surplus this fiscal year.

Gov. Maggie Hassan supports lifting the bill amendment. 

Oct 04, 2016

Preliminary data from the most recent fiscal year shows a $130 million surplus in New Hampshire government.

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