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The Line: New Mexico Leads Nation in Dependence on Federal Money

Federal Money Dependency

March 29, 2019 – Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists debate the consequences of New Mexico being named the number one state in the nation for its dependence on the federal government. Should the state embrace the designation or run from it?

Line Panelists:
Sophie Martin, attorney
Kristelle Siarza, CEO, Siarza Social Digital
Christine Sierra, UNM political science professor emerita
Diane Snyder, former NM state senator

For Further Reading:

New Mexico ranked most federally dependent state

NM ranks No. 1 in depending on federal government

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