Capitol Outlay

Hundreds of dollars could come to New Mexicans if bill is passed

100 Views   **Editor’s Note: House Bill 547 was amended before passing the House Saturday. With an amendment, the proposed rebates were increased to $500 for single filers and $1,000 for joint filers. The original proposal offered $300 for single filers and $600 for joint filers. NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The legislative session is

$959 million tax proposal progresses through roundhouse

76 Views   If it passes — $300 tax rebates will go to single filers. Married couples filing jointly will receive $600. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A $959 million tax package proposal passed the House and Revenue committee Monday. House Bill 547, sponsored by the chairman of the New Mexico House & Revenue

Lawmakers have lots of ideas on how to spend billions in new state money

115 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It’s almost like New Mexico won the lottery. “$3.6 billion,” UNM economist Reilly White exclaimed. “I know when you think about it this way, if we divide it, 2.2 million New Mexicans for every man, woman and child in New Mexico, that’s over 1500 bucks.”

Governor eyeing another round of New Mexico tax rebates in 2023

161 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Driven by a surge in oil and gas production, New Mexico is expected to rake in as much as $3.6 billion in “new” money for the state’s upcoming budget year. And that major increase might bring another round of tax rebates or economic stimulus payments to

New Mexico Grade School Population Dropping

209 Views   New Mexico’s population growth is flat and that is helping create a drop in the state’s expected school grade population. In a report presented Tuesday to the Public School Capital Outlay Oversight Task Force the state’s population is getting older, so it’s less likely to be producing offspring that would be

Gathering held in support of state Constitutional Amendment #1

214 Views   “I feel this will help advance each school to be able to give each child a better education,” said UNM student, Carolina Rios. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — ‘Vote YES For Kids’ (VYFK) and members of the Zumba community gathered in Albuquerque Saturday in support of the state’s Constitutional Amendment #1

Some New Mexicans still waiting on gas tax rebates

261 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – State leaders made a promise in April that every eligible New Mexican would be getting rebate checks to help offset some of the current rising prices. Almost 800,000 New Mexicans have already gotten checks or direct depots, but many are still waiting.