On Thursday, February 14, Gov. Chris Sununu presented his two-year budget proposal to the Legislature. The House and Senate may revise his budget as much as they choose, but his ideas set the stage for future state spending.
The last state budget totaled about $11.8 billion. Agencies reported a need of at least $12.8 billion to continue operations over the next two years, but requested $13.6 billion. Sununu’s budget totals $13.1 billion.
Here’s a summary of highlights from Sununu’s proposal.