This week in New Hampshire news: budget votes, business taxes, and bipartisan rankings.
The senate finance committee approved an 11.4 billion dollar budget, restoring money to social services that house members had cut from the governor’s proposal. Democrats decried the plan for shortchanging critical programs, while cutting taxes for businesses.
In 2016 news, Vermont’s Senator Bernie Sanders launched his campaign in Burlington and headed straight for New Hampshire, and former New York Governor George Pataki made his candidacy official in Exeter.
We also look into a study which found Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte among the mostly likely to work across party lines.
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