New Hampshire relies heavily on local property taxes to fund education. The budget proposal vetoed by Gov. Chris Sununu included $138 million for schools. (U.S. Department of Education)
July 3, 2019
CONCORD, N.H. – This summer’s fireworks in New Hampshire are likely to be at the State House, as legislators and the governor try to work out a compromise budget to run the state for the next two years.
Gov. Chris Sununu is getting pushback from groups such as the New Hampshire School Funding Fairness Project, for vetoing a budget last week that contained nearly $140 million for education and another $40 million for towns and cities. John Tobin, who chairs the school-funding advocacy group, said Sununu’s veto favors large, out-of-state corporations at