Day 30 and Where's the Budget?
Live from the NM Legislature, Week 5
Alibi News Editor Marisa Demarco and the New Mexico Independent are live-blogging from Santa Fe the last full day of the legislative session. Though New Mexico is facing a $500 million to $900 million budget shortfall next year, there are serious doubts about whether legislators will manage to pass a budget. Reporters are digging in for a full day and night. The session ends tomorrow at noon.
There are no less than 84 measures up for vote in the Senate today and 43 in the House. See what's on tap here.