On party-line vote, NH Senate OKs boost in job training funds
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Posted on 2/1/2019 by
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On a 14-10 party-line vote, the NH Senate on Thursday backed tripling the amount the state spends on job training, overriding Republican objections that the increase is unnecessary and would jeopardize the state’s unemployment trust fund, eventually raising the rate that employers will pay into it.

Actually, the bill includes a slight decrease in the unemployment insurance tax rate while increasing job training support from $2 million to $6 million with funding from the unemployment trust fund.

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