January 2009 Issue of Trend Lines NH

This Month: Brother (Or Sister) Can You Spare A Dime?

The NH economy is weakening, demand for services increasing, revenues are falling ,and its a budget year. How will NH cope, how long will revenues slide and where will the money come from?

· Nowhere To Hide: Weakness Spreads to More Industries and Occupations. (pg. 2)

· Lower Gas Prices Will Support Tobacco, Liquor, and Meals Revenues. (pg 3)

· In 2009, No Shelter From The Real Estate Storm. (pg 4)

· From Where (Or Whom) Will The Money Come? (pg 5)