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NM Budget Surplus

5.20.2022 – New information from a legislative economist shows the state could be in for even more surplus revenue than expected. Our Panel brainstorms how the money could be most effectively used, and how our reliance on oil and gas revenue impacts the state’s shift towards renewable energy.

Host: Kevin McDonald

Line Opinion Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima public relations
Laura Sanchez, attorney
Dan Boyd, capitol bureau chief, Albuquerque Journal

For More Information:

In U.S. States Struggle to Replace Fossil Fuel Revenue – Associated Press
Diminishing Returns – Searchlight NM

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.