NMBC worked hard to prevent this

The Legislative Finance Committee on Tuesday reported that the State of New Mexico overpaid unemployment benefits by $250 million. The state has seen unprecedented unemployment claims during the pandemic. The…

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Legislators use of tax dollars now publicly disclosed
gbs021919p/STATE -- A care is stopped at the portable traffic light signal on New Mexico Highway 82 east of Artesia which is under construction on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.(Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)

Legislators use of tax dollars now publicly disclosed

After years of secrecy, and obfuscated efforts to keep it that way, legislators capital outlay spending will now be publicly disclosed for New Mexicans to review. Representative Matthew McQueen of…

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Legislative Session update 1/28/2021

The session is in full swing and legislative committees are already deliberating and moving bills along through the capitol. As of Thursday the 28th, there are 316 individual pieces of…

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Governor and LFC propose similar budget fixes
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Governor and LFC propose similar budget fixes

On Wednesday the office of the Governor and State Legislative Finance Committee unveiled thier proposals for fixing the the $2 billion deficit in New Mexico’s budget. Both plans offered solutions…

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