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$9.6B Budget Bill Passes Both Chambers

3.17.2023 – Gene Grant and the Line Opinion Panel react to the passage of a record-setting $9.6B budget plan. The panelists share concerns about increasing recurring funding amid a multi-billion-dollar budget surplus.

Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Dan Foley, fmr. NM State Representative
Sophie Martin, attorney
Rebecca Latham, CEO, Girl Scouts of New Mexico

For More Information:

Final Approval Granted to Budget, Sending $9.6B Spending Plan to Governor – Albuquerque Journal

Senate Passes $9.6B Budget Amid Accusations of Backroom Shenanigans – NM Political Report

Senate Committee Debate Highlights Transparency Issues in Legislative Budget Process – KUNM