HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Places » U.S. » New Mexico (Group) » Governor: ‘More items’ ma...

Mon Sep 12, 2016, 06:02 AM

Governor: ‘More items’ may be added to special session

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez signaled Friday she may add “more items” to a looming special [auth] session on the state’s budget crisis amid a partisan stalemate with Democrats.

Martinez spokesman Mike Lonergan said the Republican governor may seek to place more legislative proposals on the special session docket if Senate Democrats keep pushing for a long session.

“Since it looks like the Senate Democrats don’t want to work on a budget solution in advance, that will mean a much longer session and it would make sense to include more items,” Lonergan said. “That has yet to be determined, but if the Senate Democrats are going to spend $50,000 a day on a lengthy session, then the public deserves to have key issues addressed.”

But Lonergan did not say what legislative items Martinez would include.

Read more: http://rdrnews.com/wordpress/blog/2016/09/09/governor-more-items-may-be-added-to-special-session/

0 replies, 739 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Reply to this thread