Data Point – Should we expect to see another NH State spending spike?

by Skip

Now that the the NH Democrat Party controls the Governor’s office and a big majority in the NH House?  Supporting data after the jump

NH Biennia l- General Fund Appropriations

 

NH Biennial Total Appropriations

For all of the sturm und drang of the last session about cutting into the bone and “shafting the vulnerable”, all we see is reducing spending to that before the Democrats (when they controlled the NH House and NH Senate) injected spending that was unsustainble.  What is not sustainable.  Fortunately, former Bill O’Brien saw the political snare of having to raise a broadbased tax to keep that artificially heightened spending high and took the responsible road of “living within one’s means”.

Total Appropriations General Fund
Total Appropriations General Fund Increase (Decrease Increase (Decrease
2005 8,914,799,078 2,732,014,547 1,116,051,232 291,743,082
2007 9,338,396,518 2,714,048,216 423,597,440 (17,966,331)
2009 10,347,177,822 3,189,586,031 1,008,781,304 475,537,815
2011 11,549,504,230 3,155,159,886 1,202,326,408 (34,426,145)
2013 10,487,658,488 2,687,541,005 (1,061,845,742) (467,618,881)

 

 

 

General Fund
General Fund Increase (Decrease
2005 2,732,014,547 291,743,082
2007 2,714,048,216 (17,966,331)
2009 3,189,586,031 475,537,815
2011 3,155,159,886 (34,426,145)
2013 2,687,541,005 (467,618,881)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Appropriations General Fund
Total Appropriations General Fund Increase (Decrease Increase (Decrease
2005 8,914,799,078 2,732,014,547 1,116,051,232 291,743,082
2007 9,338,396,518 2,714,048,216 423,597,440 (17,966,331)
2009 10,347,177,822 3,189,586,031 1,008,781,304 475,537,815
2011 11,549,504,230 3,155,159,886 1,202,326,408 (34,426,145)
2013 10,487,658,488 2,687,541,005 (1,061,845,742) (467,618,881)

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  • News Flash

    Hassan claims a 3% reduction. Lets see what actually happens. I really do hope she delivers.

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