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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. 

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