NM Water

Lawmakers Want More Funding For NM Water Issues

Jan 12, 2022
Kevin Meerschaert / KSFR News

New Mexico’s water problems are getting worse and some legislators are pushing for more funding beyond what’s being offered in the current budget proposals.

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