Midday Newscast: January 29, 2009

A lawmaker says the state might have enough money to save a prescription drug subsidy program if it’s willing to crack down on salaries at some nonprofit agencies; a new group in state government has begun looking for ways to help businesses that are struggling in the recession;

Economic pinch hitting nonprofits

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation says funding requests from the state’s nonprofits rose 59 percent during its most recent round of grant proposals.