The second panel consists of three New Hampshire economists.
Ross Gittell- James R. Carter Professor and Professor of Management, Whittemore School of Business & Economics at UNH- Gittell earlier this year testified to the House Ways and Means Committee that he supports a state sales tax in order to raise revenue and decrease lower paying "dead end" retail jobs.
Daphne Kenyon- economist at Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, where she conducts research on school funding and property taxes. Kenyon also served as President of the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy prior to current President Charlie Arlinghaus.
Peter Francese- Demographer and co-author of "Communities and Consequences", a book covering long-term demographic trends in New Hampshire.