Special Session Relief Payments
4.8.2022 – Our Line Opinion Panelists react to the legislature’s decision to send $500 to all New Mexico taxpayers. Is this an efficient way to ease the burden of rising costs? Plus, what role did the upcoming election play in the decision-making process for lawmakers?
Host: Gene Grant
Line Opinion Panelists:
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM Law School
Sophie Martin, attorney
Justine Fox-Young, former state representative
For More Information:
New Mexico Lawmakers Approve Economic Relief to Ease Burden of Rising Costs – Santa Fe New Mexican
$50M Appropriations Bill, Revised After Governor’s Veto, Includes Transparency Provision – Santa Few New Mexican
NM Legislature Approves Payments to Offset Inflation – Associated Press
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.