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Governor’s Budget & Veto Action

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3.18.2022 – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed the largest budget in New Mexico history. Our Line Opinion Panel tells us what’s inside, and what the Governor removed from the legislature’s spending wish list. Plus, how the Governor’s vetoes could impact her relationship with the rest of her party.

Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Diana Snyder, fmr. state senator
Laura Sanchez, attorney
Steve Terrell, retired reporter, Santa Fe New Mexican

For More Information:

Governor Signs $1B Spending Boost, Vetoes Small Projects – Associated Press

Incensed New Mexico Legislators Debating Override Attempt – Santa Fe New Mexican

NM Lawmakers Call for Extraordinary Session to Override Governor’s Veto – KOB

This segment is part of our Your New Mexico Government project, a collaboration between KUNM radio and New Mexico PBS. Support for public media provided by the Thornburg Foundation.

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