Tuesday, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., unveiled the House Republican budget proposal. The following is the statement of Ron Pollack, executive director of the consumer health organization Families USA, about that development:
The Associated Press SANTA FE — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez agreed Friday with most of the budget handiwork of the Democratic-controlled Legislature, signing a $5.6 billion spending blueprint that will boost the take-home pay for educators and state workers. Although signing the measure into law, the governor trimmed about $2 million — a tiny sliver [...]
Sen. Pete Campos, D-Las Vegas, offers his view on the state budget:
The Santa Fe New Mexican The 30-day session starting Tuesday focuses primarily on the state budget. The governor can also put other issues on the agenda. Among issues lawmakers are expected to consider when they gather in Santa Fe:
Kevin Wilson The New Mexico Legislature begins noon Tuesday in Santa Fe. The Legislature has two different types of sessions. In odd years, the session runs 60 days and is full of legislation that encompasses nearly everything one could imagine. In even years like 2012, the session is 30 days long and is limited mostly [...]
The “super committee” that Congress and President Obama created in August to make tough budget choices and slow America’s runaway debt has left military people confused and divided over whether to cheer for its success or pray for its failure as its Thanksgiving deadline nears. Success will be achieved if seven of 12 lawmakers on [...]
Karl D. Spence of Clovis offers his view of federal budget cuts.
Alisa Boswell Eastern New Mexico University ended Constitution Week with their own Constitution Day as they held a discussion panel in the Campus Union Building Friday afternoon to discuss federal budget deficit and a new political topic being buzzed about, the Balanced Budget Amendment. “It is a hot topic issue right now,” ENMU faculty member [...]