CEA’s Emily Haggstrom looks at the benefits increased energy production in New Mexico has yielded to communities across the state.

Record output and energy infrastructure investment allowed lawmakers and Gov. (Susana) Martinez to allocate more funding to programs that sustain roads, schools and public safety. Energy has also given the state strong cash reserves, a reversal from a year ago, when lawmakers faced a ballooning budget gap.

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