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May 1, 2020 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel look at school, city, and state budgets that are in trouble as a result of the pandemic. Lawmakers may meet in June to redo next year’s state budget, but is that soon enough? The Line debates the best way forward. 

Host:
Gene Grant 

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima
Andy Lyman, reporter, New Mexico Political Report
Laura E. Sanchez, attorney 

For More Information:
APS outlines ‘dire’ FY21 budget projections  — Albuquerque Journal
Plaintiffs say education-funding lawsuit still necessaryAssociated Press
New Mexico finance secretary resigns as budget crisis buildsAssociated Press
Albuquerque mayor wants businesses reopened with precautionsAssociated Press
Furlough Forthcoming Santa Fe Reporter