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

County health department gets extra COVID-19 grant money | Covid19

County health department gets extra COVID-19 grant money | Covid19

The Franklin County Health Department is getting even more money to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic while also working to devote more time to other health issues.Some of the grant money was announced after the budget the health department prepared for its Tuesday meeting with county commissioners was printed.The $637,244 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity Enhancing … Read more