New Mexico will have ample money for upcoming budget, lawmakers say | Local News

New Mexico will have ample money for upcoming budget, lawmakers say | Local News

The rebounding oil and gas industry continues to be a big driver in the state’s swelling revenues, which could reach record highs next year if the economy doesn’t falter.Analysts told lawmakers Friday the state could have a record $9 billion in its operating budget during the upcoming fiscal year.That’s a $1.6 billion increase over this … Read more

Tribes welcome infusion of money in infrastructure bill

Tribes welcome infusion of money in infrastructure bill

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Tribes welcomed an infusion of money in the massive infrastructure bill to expand broadband coverage, fix roads and address water and sanitation needs, but they say real change will come only with sustained investment.President Joe Biden signed the $1.2 trillion deal earlier this week that includes about $11 billion in benefits for … Read more

EDITORIAL: How is ARPA money being spent? | Opinion

EDITORIAL: How is ARPA money being spent? | Opinion

Leave it to the corrupt, Democratic goons in leadership positions of the House and Senate of the Massachusetts state Legislature to screw up a good thing.We’re talking, of course, about roughly $3.6 billion in federal relief money the Biden Administration and Congress have made available to Massachusetts as part of the American Rescue Plan Act.A … Read more

Colorado Amendment 78: Spending state money – 2021 Election Results

Colorado Amendment 78: Spending state money – 2021 Election Results

DENVER (KDVR) — No one disputes the fact that the homeless problem in Denver has never been worse.  “I’ve been working at this for 36 years and I agree, it’s as bad as it’s been, certainly the visibility of the population,” CEO and President of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless John Parvensky said. Source … Read more

Jim Crawford: Legislature is hiding money and then asking for more

Jim Crawford: Legislature is hiding money and then asking for more

By JIM CRAWFORD The fourth Special Session of the Legislature sputters on. There are no discussions of the new facts, only repetitions of the hardened positions of conservatives who are advocates of a 50/50 formula like the one that served Alaska so well for 38 years vs the liberal opponents (whether they are called Democrats, Democrats … Read more