Indian Affairs Department Awards Over $540,000 To Special Projects And Tobacco Cessation And Prevention Programs In New Mexico Tribal Communities
During the 2019 New Mexico Legislative Session, IAD received a General Fund Appropriation to support special projects in Fiscal Year 2020 that benefit NM tribal communities. From this appropriation the department made funds available for projects that identify and address a need of tribal communities across New Mexico.
The New Mexico Legislature met in a short one day Special Session to pass a Capital Outlay bill that funds needed infrastructure construction projects worth $295 million, a few limited tax breaks for business, and a $4.3 million appropriation in emergency funding for Magistrate Courts and the Department of Health. Read on for what happened.
After two months of political brinksmanship Governor Susana Martinez and State Senate leadership have finally agreed upon a list of legislation to take up at a special session to be held on Monday, June 8 at noon. The Capital Outlay bill previously passed by the Senate is rumored to be part of the deal. Read on to learn more.
Capital Outlay Bill Dies As Legislature Adjourns
Bill Failure Costs Valley $3.5 Million
An unanticipated conflict kills the capital outlay bill funding many local projects. Read on to learn how this conflict arose and what impact it will have on local communties.