Senate Finance Committee approves psych facility compromise
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New Hampshire’s Senate Finance Committee is backing a plan to create a psychiatric facility in the state, breathing new life into a proposal by Gov. Chris Sununu months after the House stripped it from the budget.
But the plan, recommended 4-2, scales back Sununu’s original vision for a standalone psychiatric hospital, reducing the bed count from 60 to 24 and the price tag from $26 million to $17 million.