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State Budget Debate

January 14, 2022 –The Line Opinion Panel analyzes budget proposals from both the Governor and the Legislative Finance Committee ahead of the start of regular session. Panelists break down the spending priorities of each plan, while giving their perspective on the potential effectiveness of the proposed investments.

Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Michael Bird, former President, American Public Health Association
Tom Garrity, Garrity Public Relations Group
Martha Burk, Political Psychologist and Author

For More Information:

Gov. Lujan Grisham Releases FY23 Executive Budget Recommendation – Governor’s Office

Legislative Finance Committee’s FY23 Budget Recommendations –

Governor Proposes 49% Increase in Environment Dept. Funding – Santa Fe New Mexican

State Spending Could Soar Under Dueling Budget Plans – Albuquerque Journal

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.