Word clouds may be a little “last year,” but that won’t stop us from posting one here — originally published by the Center for Public Policy Studies.
It turns out the word “health” came up a lot in Governor Hassan’s budget speech. That’s interesting because it stands out in the budget spreadsheets, too. The Department of Health and Human Services is seeing the biggest spending increase within the Hassan budget — a “$573 million increase,” according to the Center for Public Policy Studies. Much of that, however, is federal funding, coming from health care expansion under the Affordable Care Act.