Oil Bust and Budgets as COVID-19 Spreads | The Line

1337 Line Budget And Vetoes

March 13, 2020 Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel examine the economic impact of the oil collapse due to the worldwide spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by a new coronavirus. They also debate the efficacy of budgetary cuts Gov. Lujan Grisham made to adjust to the anticipated change in revenue. 

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima
Andy Lyman, reporter, New Mexico Political Report
Sophie Martin, attorney
Dan McKay, reporter, Albuquerque Journal 

For Further Reading:
New Mexico Governor Signs Budget Amid Coronavirus Worries Associated Press
Major oil and gas producer in the Permian cuts spending by $1 billion Albuquerque Business First
Governor signs state budget, vetoes $150 million KOB 4 

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