Sununu calls on House Democrats to fund new secure psychiatric facility
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A fight over mental health funding is escalating in Concord, where Gov. Chris Sununu is calling on House Democrats to restore money they cut from the proposed budget to build a new secure psychiatric facility.
The dispute has reversed traditional party roles, with the governor, a Republican, calling for urgency and the need to spend money now to build a new facility to get patients out of the prison, while House Democrats are raising concerns about fiscal responsibility.