David Holt, President of CEA, recently discussed the positive impact the energy industry has had on revenue generation for the state of New Mexico, which has allowed for more money to be invested in education and other public services.
Record output and energy infrastructure investment have allowed lawmakers and Gov. Martinez to allocate more funding to programs that have helped sustain must-have infrastructure like roads, schools, and public safety. They have also left the state with strong cash reserves, a reversal from a year ago, when lawmakers wrestled with how to fill a ballooning budget gap.
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