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Governor proposes 4% rise in spending, ambitious agenda

Gov. MartinezDan Boyd / Albuquerque Journal / Jan. 4, 2018 

Gov. Susana Martinez, entering her final regular legislative session in office, will propose an increase in state spending on public schools, Medicaid and New Mexico’s judicial system in a budget plan to be released today.

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Legislature 2018: More money, brighter outlook

capitolDan Boyd | Albuquerque Journal | January 13, 2018

The New Mexico Roundhouse has been a grim citadel for much of the past two years, as lawmakers have grappled with persistent revenue shortfalls and dug battle lines over hot-button issues.

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Producers, not politicians, drive emission reductions

Ryan_Flynn_NMOGARyan Flynn | New Mexico Oil & Gas Association | January 12, 2018

As we begin a new year – an election year – already, some New Mexico politicians are distorting the facts and using misinformation against oil and gas producers to score political points. Rather than producing any real change, some of these political proposals look less like sound policy and more like slick salesmanship pushing ocean-front property in Tucumcari.

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REPORT: METHANE EMISSIONS CONTINUE TO DECLINE IN TOP OIL AND GAS BASINS

Desert_Landscape_-_New_Mexico_(5989098056).jpgSeth Whitehead | Energy in Depth | December 20, 2017

A new Energy in Depth report shows that methane emissions from oil and natural gas development continue to decline in many of the top basins across the United States even as oil and gas production continues to increase.

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State anticipates boom in Oil Patch

shutterstock_559271578.jpgDan Boyd | Albuquerque Journal | December 22, 2017

SANTA FE – Southeastern New Mexico could be in line for an extended oil drilling bonanza that could pump millions – if not billions – of dollars into the state’s coffers in the coming years, House Speaker Brian Egolf said this week.

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New Mexico Jumps Up to 3rd-Largest Oil Producer in America, Sets Record High for Monthly Oil Production

NMOGASANTA FE, NM – Newly released data from the United States Energy Information Administration shows that oil production in New Mexico is booming, propelling the state up to the 3rd-largest oil producer in the United States in September and October, passing Oklahoma and California and trailing only Texas and North Dakota. EIA data also shows New Mexico hitting a record-high in monthly oil production, producing 16,367,000 barrels of oil with New Mexico on pace to set an annual oil production record in 2017.

 

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