BREAKING: Newly Released Budget Numbers Require New Money Solutions

BREAKING: Newly Released Budget Numbers Require New Money Solutions

House Democrats to Present HB 202, Solutions to Address New Mexico’s Bleak Budget Deficit

Santa Fe, N.M. – Following the release of budget numbers from the Legislative Finance Committee that report New Mexico faces a $123.3 million deficit for FY18, House Democrats will unveil a revenue package aimed at generating new money to fund state government and invest in New Mexico families.

WHAT: Speaker of the House Brian Egolf (D-Santa Fe), Majority Floor Leader Sheryl Williams Stapleton (D-Albuquerque), Representative Patty Lundstrom (D-Gallup), and Representative Carl Trujillo (D-Santa Fe) will present HB 202, a package to raise new money to solve New Mexico’s budget crisis.

WHERE: New Mexico State Capitol, House Appropriations and Finance Committee room, Room 307 

WHEN: TODAY, Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 12:45 pm