Crunching The Numbers To Governor Hassan's Budget Address

Feb 15, 2013

Yesterday, Governor Maggie Hassan presented her priorities for state spending. It was a long list that included more funding for mental health, higher education, state troopers and a new women’s prison.  On the funding side – Hassan proposed a higher tobacco tax and Casino Gambling. But not everyone agrees that the numbers add up.  We’ll look at the details and where the budget battles go from here.  


  • Norma Love- Longtime statehouse reporter for the Associated Press
  • Josh Rogers- Senior Political Reporter and Editor, statehouse reporter
  • Dean Spiliotes- Civic Scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at Southern New Hampshire University and author of the popular website