State budget impasse looms over deadline to set local tax rates
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Even as Concord politicians remain divided about the direction of New Hampshire’s budget, one proposal has found common ground: sending money to cities and towns.
Republican Gov. Chris Sununu and state Democrats both appear to support revenue sharing with cities and towns – as much as $40 million over two years – to help offset rising property taxes.
But persisting disagreement over a range of other issues is raising the possibility of prolonged negotiations into autumn and municipal shortages.