With a vote that practically followed party lines, the House has approved an 11-billion-dollar budget. There’s a 10-percent increase in all funds, with a four-percent increase in state general fund spending. It’s very much like the proposed budget by Governor Maggie Hassan, but without 80-million in casino licensing fees, and less money for the University System of New Hampshire, charter schools, hospitals and school building aid. Supporters say the two-year operating budget begins to restore programs cut two years ago, but opponents say it significantly expands government.
As Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards ceremony looms, there is stiff competition to deliver the show's next most outrageous stunt.
LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard charts.
The Beatles legend is worth an estimated $1.2 billion.
The annual Who Earns What countdown lists the paydays of your favorite television stars.
High: 72° - Low: 57°