A legislative committee recommended that Gov. Chris Sununu allocate $154,000 to the New Hampshire Snowmobile Association to help recover lost fundraising Tuesday – part of the $1.25 billion in federal coronavirus aid given to New Hampshire earlier this year.
But the committee has not yet tackled some of the biggest spending issues that continue to loom as the pandemic creeps into fall. At its monthly meeting Tuesday, members opted for an additional meeting Oct. 6 to hear from schools concerned about a reversal by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s on school assistance this month.
Now, with priorities piling up, some lawmakers have expressed concerns that the state could have difficulty disbursing the rest of the money by Dec. 31 – the deadline before anything unspent is taken back by Washington.
“There are still a number of areas that we haven’t made any decisions about, the hospitals being one of them,”