Major Sticking Points as Deadline Looms: Ed. Funding, Capital Gains Tax
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In the coming days, House and Senate negotiators try to breach their differences on 35 bills before Thursday’s deadline.
The two most important bills, House Bill 1 and House Bill 2, are their differing two-year, $13 billion operating budgets.
The major sticking points are obvious: education funding, a new forensic hospital and the capital gains tax.
Some other issues may create friction, but nothing like the friction that lies ahead between the Democratically controlled legislature and Republican Gov. Chris Sununu.